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Tackling Slavery to Promote Freedom and Prosperity

Thursday, 1 December 2016

On the eve of the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, the Legatum Institute was delighted to welcome the Freedom Fund to open their 2016 conference: ‘Tackling Slavery to Promote Freedom and Prosperity’.


The Age of Plunder: How We Traded Africa

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

As part of the Legatum Institute's History of Capitalism series, Bronwen Everill, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Kings College London, gave a lecture on the Royal African Company and Atlantic commercial enterprise in the 18th century.


Legatum Institute and the Slavery Supply Chain

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Following its event, ‘Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now’ held on 8 July 2014, the Legatum Institute, is providing research support to Frank Field MP and others who are seeking to include a ‘supply chain’ clause in the UK's ‘Modern Slavery Bill’, which is currently being scrutinised by the Public Bill Committee.


Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now

Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Two hundred years after the first British abolitionist movement, the Legatum Institute welcomed a select group of specialists in 18th and 21st century slavery, to discuss what lessons we can learn from history in tackling an industry that still deprives 29.8 million people of their liberty and generates $150 billion in illegal profits every year. 


The Locust Effect: Why the End of Poverty Requires the End of Violence

Friday, 28 February 2014

The Legatum Institute hosted the International Justice Mission (IJM) for a discussion and pre-launch of a new book authored by Gary Haugen, Founder and CEO of IJM, and Victor Boutros, Federal Prosecutor for the US Department of Justice.