Wilberforce Institute Our story Business services Our work Our people Postgraduate Study Our publications News and events Contact us More Research projects and Groups We won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for our research which explores slavery past and present to drive the agenda towards an emancipated future Get in touch Got a question or want to collaborate? Contact us Featured project The Legal Enforcement of Modern Slavery The Legal Enforcement of Modern Slavery PhD Clusters Cluster Living With The Consequences of Slavery This cluster of three projects analyses the problems experienced by those living in the shadow of modern forms of slavery. Cluster Falling Through the Net This PhD cluster explores three case studies of children who were moved across borders. Ongoing projects On-going project European Colonial Heritage Modalities in Entangled Cities Influencing European policy. Helping to create inclusive culture and heritage for Europe. Completed projects Completed project The Antislavery Knowledge Network The Antislavery Knowledge Network: community-led strategies for creative and heritage-based interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Completed project Antislavery Usable Past Using lessons learned from previous abolition movements to bolster the present-day fight against slavery. Completed project Redrawing Slavery Redrawing slavery: debt, law, and the market in the process of enslavement. Completed project Trans-Atlantic slave trade database Harnessing decade’s worth of research expertise in historical slavery, the database rose to the challenge of documenting the estimated 36,000 voyages taken to transport slaves. Completed project Stolen Lives A vibrant and interactive collection of films, stories and songs that use the power of imagery and music to raise awareness of modern slavery issues among schoolchildren. Completed project Remembering 1807 How did the UK mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery? With more than 300 events - now preserved in an archive. Completed project Scotland's diasporas in a global context Uncovering Scotland’s slavery past. Helping inform effective modern-day migration policies. Completed project Debt, poverty and slavery in historical perspective Exploring the historial relationship between debt and slavery. Top Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script. Browser does not support script.