Interested folk (not just academics, I am urged to say) are invited to a seminar on sex and regulation at the British Academy in London on 1 February 2011 from 1400 to 1700. The seminar focuses on the regulation of sex in relation to three key areas: media, labour and the internet.
- Laura Agustin, author of Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry (2007)
- Yaman Akdeniz, author of Internet Child Pornography and the Law (2008)
- Martin Barker, author of The Video Nasties (1984), Ill Effects: The Media-Violence Debate (2001), and The Crash Controversy (2001)
Julian Petley, author of Censoring the Word (2007) and Censorship: A Beginner’s Guide (2009) will introduce and chair the event.
The British Academy is located at 10 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH, adjacent to the Duke of York steps leading to the Mall.
Nearest tube: Charing Cross (Cockspur Street exit), Piccadilly Circus (Lower Regent Street exit)
Buses: Piccadilly Circus, Lower Regent Street, Haymarket, Trafalgar Square
Wheelchair access: The British Academy has access for most wheelchairs.
The seminar is organized by the AHRC funded Onscenity research network. If you would like to attend, let Feona Attwood know before 20 January: f.attwood [at] shu.ac.uk. She will confirm you have a place.
–Laura Agustín, the Naked Anthropologist