Rev. Professor Emmanuel Agius from the Faculty of Theology participated in a conference on Modern Slavery in a Global Village held at the Pontifical Faculty of Theology of Wroclaw, Poland, on 14 March 2019. Professor Agius delivered a keynote lecture on the 'Ethical Issues of Modern-Day Slavery', outlining the many forms of this old problem in the contemporary society, its root causes and the remedies proposed by Christian social ethics.
Professor Agius was also invited to participate in a conference on Caring for God’s Creation, held at the Sapientia Theological College in Budapest. He delivered a keynote lecture on 'Creation belongs to all Humankind: Our Responsibilities towards Future Generations', outlining the contribution of theological reflections, particularly Pope Francis’ ecological encyclical Laudato Si, to the contemporary moral consciousness and conscientiousness towards posterity.