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Welcome to the blog for the Wilberforce Institute at the University of Hull. Well known for our work on historical and contemporary slavery, we are also developing our research interests in the area of children’s exploitation. We hope to use this virtual platform to share with you our ideas, our activities, and our outputs as they develop.  If you would like to know more, please contact Dr Judith Spicksley on judith.spicksley@hull.ac.uk, or subscribe below.

Latest from the Blog

Review of recent publications

Today Dr Lorena Arocha summarises the outcome of her collaborative research project with The Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. In 2019, a collaborative project between the Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and the Wilberforce Institute (…)

Combating modern slavery in the Humber

Andrew Smith, Coordinator of the Humber Modern Slavery Partnership, introduces the first Modern Slavery strategy for this region. To coincide with Anti-Slavery Day, the Humber Modern Slavery Partnership has launched the first Modern Slavery strategy for the Humber region (…)

Summary of author’s recent publications

Today Dr Elizabeth Faulkner summarizes two of her latest publications. These recent publications reflect my ongoing interest in the rights and exploitation of children and international law, which emerged out of my time as a doctoral researcher within De Montfort University’s Law School (…)