13 May 2021

Sheffield Migration Research Group seminar

Understanding the Postsecular in Faith-Based Responses to Trafficking, Forced Labour and Slavery in the UK.

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13 May 2021

Distinctive or professionalised?

Our article investigating the roles of faith based organisations in anti-trafficking has been published in the journal Sociology.

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24 January 2020

Report launch: faith responses to modern slavery

The Faith and anti-trafficking initial findings report was launched at our conference in Sheffield today.

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10 January 2020

Conference - Rights, dignity and religion: responding to ‘modern slavery’

Our conference, will take place on 24 January at St Mary's Conference Centre. Find out what we have planned.

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9 January 2020

Imagine your worst experience. How would you want your story told?

It is important to raise awareness of modern slavery, but how can we ensure survivor's stories are told respectfully?

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16 December 2019

Introducing our keynote: Yvonne Zimmerman

Dr Zimmerman of the Methodist Theological School of Ohio provides us with a preview of her keynote for our conference in January 2020.

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22 November 2019

Call for Papers - Rights, dignity and religion: responding to ‘modern slavery’

We invite papers and creative contributions on the theme of our conference.

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10 October 2019

End of fieldwork update and events

We are taking stock of the work we have done so far, and looking at the analysis we are still in the process of doing.

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3 April 2019

Job opportunity: Research Associate

Are you interested in joining our team?

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18 September 2018

Unhidden in Plain Sight

Our project funded by the Festival of the Mind, with photographer Jeremy Abrahams, and anti-trafficking organisations will be exhibited at the Sheffield Winter Garden 20–30 September 2018.

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20 June 2018

Troubling Anti-Trafficking Imagery

Anti-trafficking organisations will often use imagery which objectifies and victimises the people they seek to support.

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22 December 2017

Mapping anti-trafficking in the UK

As we are at the start of our research, we are looking to map organisations active in anti-trafficking service provision and campaigning in the UK.

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9 November 2017

Why are we undertaking this research?

Why we want to investigate faith-based organisations’ (FBOs) growing role in addressing human trafficking and ‘modern slavery’ in England

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21 August 2017

Faith and Social Justice Conference Panel – RGS-IBG 2017

Our team brought together two panels to discuss issues around faith and social justice at the Royal Geographical Society IBG conference in 2017.

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9 August 2017

The faith modern slavery nexus

As awareness of modern slavery increases, what are the three principal terrains of practice in anti-trafficking.

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