Monday, November 12, 2012
12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Room 114
Joel Quirk is a Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Studies, University of the Witwatersrand. Before moving to South Africa he was the Deputy Director of the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation, University of Hull. His research primarily focuses upon the relationship between the global history of slavery and abolition and contemporary forms of human bondage. Joel is the author of and The Anti-Slavery Project: From the Slave Trade to Human Trafficking (University of Penn Press Studies in Human Rights 2011), and co-editor of Slavery, Memory and Identity: National Representations and Global Legacies (2012), Slavery, Migration and Contemporary Bondage in Africa (2012), and Repairing Historical Wrongs (2012). He is also a member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO Slave Route Project, where he serves as Rapporteur.
(1 hour free CLE credit has been approved.)