23rd Karlsruhe Dialogues - Speakers

The Digitalisation of Human Trafficking


Prof. Dr. Mirjam van Reisen


Mirjam van Reisen is professor of International Relations, Innovation and Care at Tilburg University and professor of Computing for Society at Leiden Centre of Data Science, at the Leiden University. Van Reisen is research leader of the Globalization, Accessibility, Innovation and Care (GAIC) Network. Her teaching experience includes, among others, the University of Pavia, Tilburg University, Amsterdam University College, Leiden University and the College of Europe. Van Reisen is a member of the Dutch Advisory Council on International Affairs (AIV) and chair of the Commission on Development Cooperation (COS). She leads the organisation of European External Policy Advisers (EEPA) in Brussels and is a member of the board of Philips Foundation and the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation. Van Reisen has published extensively on Europe and international cooperation, human rights and human trafficking. She leads research on international human trafficking, international cooperation, the role of technology and big data and the position of women in peacebuilding. Van Reisen received the Golden Image Award in 2012 by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.