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Anti-Slavery Commissioner visits WISE

19th June 2015

Anti-Slavery Commissioner
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.

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 or Beki Bloomfield.

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 Bloomfield.

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