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12Th Sept: Comparing European Prostitution Policies : Understanding Scales And Cultures Of Governance

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Subject: Launch of COST Action IS1209: =91Comparing European Prostitution P=
olicies:Understanding Scales and Cultures of Governance=92


Dear All,

I am pleased to announce the launch of COST Action IS1209: =91Comparing Eur=
opean Prostitution Policies : Understanding Scales and Cultures of Governan=
ce=92, Senate House, London, UK, 12th September 2013

The aim of the four-year (2013-2017) COST Action IS 1209 =91Comparing Europ=
ean Prostitution Policies: Understanding Scales and Cultures of Governance=
=92 is to compare and disseminate knowledge about the multiple contexts, fe=
atures and effects of prostitution policies at the European, national and l=
ocal levels. The Action intends to achieve this by providing an innovative =
platform of exchange to enhance understanding of how concepts, policies and=
 practices transfer across national cultures and local contexts, and the im=
plications this has for knowledge exchange and coordination in the field.

The formal launch of the Action includes an open event on 12th September 20=
13, 1.45-6.15pm, at Senate House (Chancellor=92s Hall), London, UK.

This event is open to everyone, but registration is needed (=A35)

To book your place, please follow this link: https://costopenregistration.e=
ventbrite.com/

For more information on the Action see: http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/=
isch/Actions/IS1209


The event is hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Kingston Un=
iversity, London, UK: http://fass.kingston.ac.uk/


PROGRAMME =96 OPEN LAUNCH EVENT

1.45 - 2.30: Presentation of the Action

2.30 - 4.30: Plenary 1

Kamala Kempadoo (York University, Canada): =93Labour Migration and Sex Work=
: Navigating Closed Borders"

Don Kulick (University of Chicago, USA): =93Myths, falsehoods, fantasies an=
d realities concerning sex work and disability=94

4.30 - 5.00: Tea and cake

5.00 =96 6.00: Plenary 2

Teela Sanders (University of Leeds, UK): =93Revealing All: Strip Work, Work=
ing Conditions and Policy Change=94

6.00 =96 6.15: Closing Comments
 

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Tea and Cake sounds a lively session!

 

Uncle Pokey

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Tea and Cake sounds a lively session!

 

Uncle Pokey

 

Better than calling it;

 

Blood and Sponge! :)

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That Teela Sanders is presenting a session, suggests that it might not be another abolition-agenda-driven initiative

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That Teela Sanders is presenting a session, suggests that it might not be another abolition-agenda-driven initiative

 

Looks interesting, but I'll never get from Belfast to Surrey that day.  :(

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