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Human Trafficking Center

HTC Hosts Author Kevin Bales


Jan 2016


By Corey Greer, Research Assistant

Before he spoke on NPR, he spoke at DU.

On November 13, 2015, the Human Trafficking Center hosted human rights author and activist Kevin Bales to speak on his then forthcoming book Blood and Earth (2016), documenting a link between abuses of labor, human rights, and the environment.

A Professor of Contemporary Slavery at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation at the The University of Hull, Kevin Bales is also the author of numerous groundbreaking and bestselling books such as Disposable People (1998), Ending Slavery (2007), and The Slave Next Door (2009). He is the co-founder of the organization Free the Slaves based in Washington, D.C.

Watch his talk here:

*The views and opinions expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect the position of the HTC

Photo credit: Lise Ehlinger

About the Human Trafficking Center

The Human Trafficking Center, housed in the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of  International Studies, is the only two-year, graduate-level, professional-training degree in human trafficking in the United States.  One way graduate students contribute to the study of human trafficking is by publishing research-based blogs.  The HTC was founded in 2002 to apply sound research and reliable methodology to the field of human trafficking research and advocacy.

Founded in 1964, the Josef Korbel School of International Studies is one of the world’s leading schools for the study of international relations. The School offers degree programs in international affairs and is named in honor of its founder and first dean, Josef Korbel.


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