Five College Consortium

Becoming Invisible: Law and the Importance of Anonymity

Thu, Feb 15 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Location: 
Clark House, 100

On Thursday, Feb. 15 at 4:30 p.m. in the Clark House, Benjamin Goold, professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law, The University of British Columbia will present a paper entitled “Becoming Invisible: Law and the Importance of Anonymity.” This is the third presentation in a series of seminars that will take place this year on the theme “Law and the Visible.”

Professor Goold’s research interests include privacy rights, the use of surveillance technologies by police and intelligence communities and the rhetoric and language of human rights. He is the author of many publications on privacy, surveillance and security, including the book, Security and Human Rights (Hart Publishing).

To receive a copy of the paper which will argue that the law has a vital role in ensuring that individuals are able to engage with the world, without revealing aspects of themselves or the identity that society and the state has fixed them with, please email the Megan Estes

Campus: 
Amherst College
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Ticket info: 
Free and open to the public.
Contact email: 
mestes@amherst.edu