Human Trafficking: Gender, Race and Exploitation
date: March 13, 2019
location: Villa Sassetti
Silvia Scarpa
John Cabot University Rome

Dr Silvia Scarpa is Adjunct Professor of Political Science at John Cabot University of Rome (Italy). Since 2013 she also teaches International Law at LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome. She holds a Ph.D. in International Human Rights Law awarded by the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna of Pisa in 2006 and she worked as a consultant for various institutions, including, inter alia: the Italian Office against Racial Discrimination of the Department of Equal Opportunities; the Directorate General Justice and Consumers (JUST), the Directorate General Migration and Internal Affairs (HOME) and the Research Executive Agency (REA) of the European Commission; and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO). She is the author of the monograph entitled Trafficking in Human Beings: Modern Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2008), of the manual An Introduction to International Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Authorities (UniversItalia, 2012), of the European Parliament’s Study on Contemporary Forms of Slavery (European Union, 2018) and of articles and book chapters published in relevant journals and edited collections.