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Speaker Series: Nicholas Blomley, Simon Fraser University

  • When: May 2, 2018, 12–1:30 pm
  • Where: ABF Woods Conference Room, 750 N. Lake Shore Drive, 4th Floor, Lakeside, Chicago IL 60611

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Courtesy of Simon Fraser University

Professor of Geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, Nicholas Blomley is a geographer, with a general interest in law, and a particular interest in property in land. He has traced the work of property in many conflicts and social relations, including gentrification, urban gardening, the municipal regulation of panhandling and indigenous-state treaties.

Professor Blomley is currently engaged in team-based research on the use of ‘area restrictions’ included in bail and sentencing conditions imposed in the context of criminal proceedings involving marginalized groups of people. He is also part of a large collaborative project exploring the liquidation of Japanese-Canadian property after WWII.

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