Chris Bertram/ Emily Dugan/ Matthew Gibney/ Madeleine Sumption

Listen to the podcast

6.30 – 8.00pm, Tuesday 6 October 2015
Sheikh Zayed Theatre

Chris Bertram, Professor of Social and Political Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy (University of Bristol)
Emily Dugan, Social Affairs Editor, The Independent and author of Finding Home: The Real Stories of Migrant Britain (Icon, 2015)
Matthew Gibney, Professor of Politics and Forced Migration (University of Oxford)

Madeleine Sumption, Director of the Migration Observatory

Most people would agree that we have a right to leave our country of origin. But since leaving one country usually means arriving in another, do we also have a right to immigrate? If so, how can this be reconciled with a state’s apparent right to exclude? We bring together a panel of philosophers and migration experts to discuss these and related questions.

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