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Slavery: Past, Present and Future 2nd Global Meeting

May 2 - May 4

| £299

Slavery: Past, Present and Future
2nd Global Meeting

Call for Participation 2016

Monday 2nd May – Wednesday 4th May 2016
Prague, Czech Republic

Throughout history, slavery (the purchase and sale of human beings as chattel), enslavement (through conquest, and exploitation of indebtedness, among other vulnerabilities), and similar extreme forms of exploitation and control have been well documented. Is slavery an inevitable part of the human condition? Controversial estimates indicate that up to 35 million people worldwide are enslaved. This modern re-emergence of slavery, following legal abolition over two hundred years ago, is said to be linked to the deepening interconnectedness of countries in the global economy, overpopulation, and the economic and other vulnerabilities of the individual victims and communities.

This conference will explore slavery in all its dimensions and, in particular, the ways in which we understand and attempt to respond to it. The varieties of contemporary forms of exploitation appear to be endless. Consider, for example, enslavement or mere “exploitation” among:

For further details, please visit the project website:

http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/probing-the-boundaries/slavery-past-present-and-future/research-streams/slavery-past-present-future/call-for-presentations/

 

Venue

Lindner Hotel Prague Castle
Strahovska 128
Prague, 118 00 Czech Republic
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Phone:
+420 226 080 000