Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World
Kevin Bales (Professor of Contemporary Slavery, Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation, University of Hull, England)
Date & Time:
4:45 PM - 6:15 PM
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
Dr. Kevin Bales is Professor of Contemporary Slavery at the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation at the University of Hull, in England. Widely recognized as the world’s leading expert on contemporary slavery, he is the author of Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy (University of California Press, 1999) and Ending Slavery: How We Free Today’s Slaves (University of California Press, 2007). His latest book, Blood and Earth: Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World will be published on January 19 by Random House.
The event is being sponsored by the UST Faculty Development Center, and the Departments of History, Philosophy, and Geography & Environmental Studies, as well as the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and the UST Environmental Science program.