Wednesday, April 13

Museum Gustavianum, Auditorium Minus

Session 1: Judicial tools to combat human trafficking
10.00-10.10 Chair’s welcome and opening remarks
10.10-10.30 Dominika Borg Jansson, Doctor of Criminal Law, UCRS, Uppsala University
Legislation on human trafficking: a comparative perspective
10.30–10.50 Mark Klamberg, Associate Professor of International Law, Stockholm University
Prosecuting trafficking as a crime against humanity or a war crime under the Rome Statute
10.50-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.20 Märta Johansson, Associate Professor in Law, Örebro University
Human trafficking: the problem of shifting goalposts
11.20–11.40 Lena Holmqvist, Senior Lecturer at Department of Law, Uppsala University
The current Swedish legal position concerning trafficking
11.40-12.00 Karin Åström, Associate Professor in Law, Umeå University
The aim of the Swedish regulation - to combat human trafficking or protect the victims?
12.00-12.20 First Round of Discussions, chaired by Dr. Petra Herzfeld Olsson, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Uppsala University
12.20-13.40 Lunch break
Session 2: Different Forms of Trafficking/Exploitation
13.40-14.00 Kajsa Wahlberg, Swedish National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking
The many faces of human trafficking
14.00-14.20 Lauren McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Women as perpetrators of trafficking in Russia
14.20-14.40 "Talita", NGO assisting victims of trafficking
The road to empowerment and a new life - Talita's 15-year experience working with women in prostitution and human trafficking
14.40-15.00 Per Ole Träskman, Professor Emeritus in Law, Lund University
Issues with carrying out a just trial in cases concerning trafficking
15.00-15.20 Coffee break
15.20-15.40 DCarrie Pemberton Ford, PhD, Director of the Cambridge Centre for Applied Research in Human Trafficking (CCARHT)
"Commercialisation of bodies" – an ancient pattern in modern guise:  lessons gleaned from the long pre-history of slavery, forced labour and trafficking for sexual exploitation.
15.40-16.00 Ninna Mörner, Coordinator of the Swedish Platform Civil Society against Human Trafficking
Applying a victim-centered approach based on human rights               
16.00-16.20 Second round of discussions chaired by Anna Jonsson Cornell, Associate Professor, Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, Uppsala University