Symposium, Friday, January 16: Human Trafficking in Asia and the Pacific

The below is quoted directly from an email circulated by the UH-Manoa Center for Japanese Studies. For more information and a downloadable symposium flyer, click here:

Please join us this Friday, January 16 for an exciting, jointly-hosted symposium on Human Trafficking in Asia and the Pacific.  This event will be held in the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium.  Panel Presentations will run from 1:00 – 4:35 pm, and refreshments will follow from4:35 – 5:00 pm.

Panel Presentations:

Carole Petersen, UHM Prof. of Law and Director of the Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Sex Work, Migration, and the United States Trafficking In Persons Report: A Case Study of the Impact on Law and Policy in Hong Kong                                                       
Petrice Flowers, UHM Associate Prof., Political Science        
Entertainers and Trainees:  Race, Gender, and Visa Status in Human Trafficking to Japan

Julie Walsh, UHM Curriculum Specialist, Center for Pacific Islands Studies
Adoption (Under)Currents: Domestic Drift in Adoptions of Marshallese Children by Americans

Clare Hanusz, Immigration Attorney at Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert, A Law Corporation             
Labor Trafficking in Hawai`i:  A Case Study of Thai Farm Workers with Global Horizons and Aloun Farms


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