Jan 162013
 
 January 16, 2013

The first workshop of the  DNA Applications in Human Rights and Human Trafficking initiative will be held Wednesday, March 20. This workshop will discuss the potential role of DNA in human trafficking victim identification and the historic uses of DNA for human rights and explore the ethical, privacy, political, and social implications of DNA collection of victims and family members.

This initiative represents a partnership of KIE, the Franklin Humanities Institute, and the Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, with funding from the Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation.

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9:00-9:15
Welcome, Goals of Workshop | Sara H. Katsanis, IGSP

9:15-10:00
Overview of DNA, Human Rights & Human Trafficking | Sara H. Katsanis, IGSP

10:00-10:30
Definitions of Human Trafficking | Anna Lind-Guzik, Slavic and Eurasian Studies

10:30-10:45
Rethinking Anti-Trafficking Work from the Ground Up | Gunther Peck, Sanford School for Public Policy

10:45-11:00
Duke Human Rights Center at FHI – Focus on Trafficking | Robin Kirk, DHRC@FHI

11:00-11:15
Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics – Focus on Trafficking | Suzanne Shanahan, KIE

11:15-11:30 | Break

11:30-12:20
Breakout Workshops: Adoption Fraud | Joyce Kim; Sex Trafficking | Anna Lind-Guzik; Migrant Workers | Jennifer Wagner

12:20-1:00
Reconvene and Coalesce

March 20, 2013
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Smith Warehouse, Garage C105 Bay 4
Lunch provided

Registration is free; please do so here.

Event flier available for download.