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Healing the Wounds of Modern Slavery

Date: Friday 15th October 2021

An international conference exploring aspects of modern slavery and human trafficking, in collaboration with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain.

The conference will focus on existing and emerging innovative practice responses to supporting survivors in their journey towards healing the wounds inflicted during their exploitation.

Panel sessions have been organised around the following themes:

  • Health and public health responses
  • Prevention through partnerships
  • Protection and provision of pastoral care for survivors by ecclesial and religious communities
  • The role of creative interventions, including drama, music and art in providing innovative approaches to recovery and reintegration


  • Karen Anstiss
  • Prof. Margaret Archer
  • Dr Petre Breazu
  • Sarah Chase
  • Sr Linda Dearlove
  • Luke De Pulford
  • H.E. Archbishop Claudio Gugerotti
  • Dr Perry N. Halkitis
  • H.E. Archbishop Nikitas Loulias
  • Dr Vasileia Digidiki Lucer
  • Anthony McClaran
  • Bishop Richard Moth
  • Sr Patricia Mulhall
  • Olusola Oyeleye
  • Dr Renos Papadopoulos
  • Alison Porter
  • Sr Marialuisa Puglisi
  • Melisa Ramadan
  • Music Relief, Croydon
  • Dame Sara Thornton
  • Archimandrite Nephon Tsimalis
  • Caroline Virgo
  • Dr Anna Westin


  • In-person: £40 per day
  • Online: £10 per day

In-person attendees will get a buffet lunch and tea/coffee.


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