Laura T. Murphy

Dr. Laura T. Murphy is professor of human rights and contemporary slavery at the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Her most recent book is The New Slave Narrative: The Battle over Representations of Contemporary Slavery (Columbia University Press, 2019).

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“Sitting with the Grief of Survivors”: embracing collegiality in human rights scholarship

By: Laura T. Murphy

When human rights scholars engage survivors as colleagues, we avoid traps of voyeurism and engage with them not just for evidence of their oppression, but for their ...




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