Zahra Shirgholami

Zahra Shirgholami

My research project

University roles and responsibilities

  • SBS Accreditation Administrator - assisting in collating data and preparing evidence for AACSB Accreditation  (Nov 2020 - Jan 2021)
  • Research Assistant - Modern Slavery and labour exploitation in UK Hotel Chains (Jan 2022 - present)


    Research interests

    My publications


    Cole, R. and Shirgholami, Z. (2021). The outlook for modern slavery in the apparel sector in a post-lockdown economy
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    In the spring of 2020, global clothing retailers were advised or ordered to close physical stores due to lockdown measures of the COVID-19 pandemic and many supply chains temporarily halted production. This paper explains how pre-pandemic modern slavery advancements will be detrimentally affected as a result of societal lockdowns and apparel retail closures around the world.