16 September 2011

Focus on Human Trafficking


Combating Trafficking in Human Beings for Labour Exploitation (Wolf Publishers, 2011) [text via EC] [info]
- Presents results of European Commission-funded project entitled "Improving the investigation and prosecution of THB for labour exploitation. Identifying problems and best practices."

Victims No Longer: Trafficked Children into the United States, Forthcoming title in the California Series in Public Anthropology (Center for a Public Anthropology) [info] [announcement]
- See also related research report.


Understanding Europe's Human Trafficking Policy (CNN iReport, Sept. 2011) [access]
- Interview with social anthropologist at the Danish Institute for International Studies.


Human Rights Review, vol. 12, no. 3 (Sept. 2011) [contents, selected full-text]
- Special issue on "Human Trafficking." Includes three open access articles: "Sex as Slavery? Understanding Private Wrongs," "Human Trafficking in Conflict Zones: The Role of Peacekeepers in the Formation of Networks," and "Human Trafficking in Russia and Other Post-Soviet States."

Upcoming events & opportunities:

CFP: Incorporating Human Trafficking in Academic Institutions: The European Experience, Amsterdam, 25-26 November 2011 [info]
- Papers are sought from professors in European institutions; deadline is 23 September 2011.

2011 Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Trafficking, "What We Know and What We Need to Know," Lincoln, Nebraska, 29 September-1 October 2011 [info]
- The aim is to "spread knowledge, provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of research and professional work, and provide an opportunity to network with and learn from each other."

EU Member States and Agencies Jointly Addressing Trafficking in Human Beings and Protecting Victims, Warsaw, 18 October 2011 [info]
- Conference to mark the occasion of the 5th EU Anti-Trafficking Day.

Global Forum on Human Trafficking, Sunnyvale, California, 21-22 October 2011 [info]
- "Will discuss and explore new models and tangible solutions to the real problems that cause trafficking world-wide."

In Whose Name? Migration, Sex Work and Trafficking, London, 31 October 2011 [info]
- Seminar presenting research findings on "Migrant Workers in the UK Sex Industry."

Asia Pacific Forum on Human Trafficking, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2-3 November 2011 [info]
- Learn how to take action against human trafficking.

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