Anti-Slavery Commissioner visits WISE
19th June 2015
UK's first Anti-Slavery Commissioner visits WISE.
Pictured, left to right: Dr Shahrzad Fouladvand
Lecturer in Human Rights Law, University of Hull; Yvonne Hall,
Special Adviser to the Commissioner; Prof John Oldfield, WISE
Director; Lord Mayor of Kingston upon Hull, Councillor Anita
Harrison; Mr Andrew Marr, Vice Lord-Lieutenant for the East Riding
of Yorkshire; Mr Kevin Hyland OBE, Anti-Slavery Commissioner; Prof
Calie Pistorius, Vice-Chancellor, University of Hull and Mr Matthew
Grove, Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside.
Slavery and Liberation MA
12th June 2015
Sadly the proposed online MA program 'Slavery and Liberation'
has had to be indefinitely postponed. Students may be interested in
in World History' MA module offered by the Department of
8th June 2015
The Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland, will be visiting
WISE on Friday, 19 June 2015. After meeting with WISE staff, he
will be making a public presentation at 11.30, which will be
followed by drinks and a reception. This is an open event but
spaces are limited. For further details, contact Dr Shahrzad Fouladvand
Showcase event for 'Stolen Lives'
8th June 2015
On 2 July WISE will be hosting an event to showcase 'Stolen
Lives', an AHRC project led by Professor John Oldfield. 'Stolen
Lives' is an innovative new project that aims to inform
schoolchildren (Key Stages 3 and 4) about modern-day slavery by
providing them and their teachers with a vibrant and engaging
educational resource combining music, song and visual
imagery/animation. The showcase starts at 5.30. For further
details, contact Kathleen
Guthrie or Beki