The event is a series of lectures titled ‘Slavery past and present: understanding the history and context to the present day’. During the lecture, Philippa discussed the themes of policing and prosecution. The purpose of the course is to promote and encourage a broader understanding of this subject by reference to the history as well as present situation through the lens of those expert in the field whether as academics, government officers, practitioners, NGO workers, and stake holders.

Philippa spoke alongside:

  • Phil Brewer – Director of Intelligence at STOP THE TRAFFIK
  • Professor Trevor Burnard – a Wilberforce Professor of Slavery and Emancipation at the University of Hull and the Director of the Wilberforce Institute
  • Dr Faridah Zaman – Associate Professor of the History of Britain and the World at the University of Oxford, and Tutor of Modern History at Somerville College
  • Alex Balch – a professor of politics at the University of Liverpool
  • Emma Crates – Prevention Lead at the Office of the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner
  • Bernard Silverman – Professor of Modern Slavery Statistics at the Rights Lab, University of Nottingham
  • Ahmed Aydeed – Director of public law at Duncan Lewis Solicitors
  • Kate Garbers – founder and former Director of Unseen
  • Patricia Carrier – a Project Manager with the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
  • Qiraat Cunningham – policy lead for transparency in supply chains in the Modern Slavery Unit (MSU) at the Home Office

For more information about the course, please see here.