Pacific Asian Lecture Series: Role of Biz Comm. in Preventing Human Trafficking

June 12, 4:15pm - 5:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Shidler College of Business, Faculty Lounge BusAd D-207 Add to Calendar

The Pacific Asian Management Institute (PAMI) invites you to our Summer 2012 Pacific Asian Lecture Series (PALS)! All PALS lectures are FREE and open to the public. Advance RSVP not required.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
4:15-5:30 PM, Lecture
5:30-6:15 PM, Refreshments
Shidler College of Business Faculty Lounge: BusAd D-207

Topic: "The Role of the Business Community in Preventing Trafficking of Persons in the Asia-Pacific Region"
Speaker: Carole Petersen

Professor, UH William S. Richardson School of Law
Director, Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution

About the Speaker:
Professor Carole J. Petersen is the Director of the Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and teaches courses on international human rights and gender at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai`i at Manoa. From 1991 to 2006, Petersen taught in the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong where she also served as the Director of the Centre for Comparative and Public Law. Petersen has published extensively in the areas of international human rights, disability rights, gender and the law, and trafficking of persons. Her publications include: Bridging the Gap? The Role of Regional and National Human Rights Institutions in the Asia Pacific, 13(1) Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal 174-209 (2011); Trafficking of Mainland Chinese Women Into Hong Kong’s Sex Industry: Problems of Identification and Response, 2 Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law 35-84 (with R. Emerton and K.J. Laidler, 2007); Human Rights in Asia (Routledge 2006, with R. Peerenboom and A. Chen); Forced Labour and Dept Bondage in Hong Kong: A Study of Indonesian and Filipina Migrant Domestic Workers (2006, with P. Lee); and The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women: A Comparison of Its Implementation and the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong, 26 Hastings International and Comparative Law Review 1-50 (2002) (with H. Samuels).

Please refer to the PAMI Bulletin Board (Shidler College of Business courtyard) and the PAMI website ( for the most updated schedule. The Shidler College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has been consistently ranked in the top 25 for international business by U.S. News & World Report.

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