Postgraduate Bi-Annual Sex Work Conference, January 2014
I am so excited and nervous in equal measure for this conference. It is being held at the University of Leeds on 16th January 2014 9am until 4pm, full details are here. I cannot wait to meet everyone, and hear all the different papers.
I have included the draft programme below.
Dr Sanders has set up the Yorkshire Academic Sex Work Consortium and I hope that the conference will bring opportunities for collaborations.
Draft Programme (21.11.13)
9am – Registration and Refreshments
9.20 – Introduction Dr Teela Sanders, University of Leeds
9.30 – 10am: Paper 1 (Re)Imagining the Researcher (Re)Discovering the ‘Other
Gemma Ahearne, Leeds Metropolitan University
10am – 10.30: Paper 2 A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparison of the Experiences of Stigma between Sex Workers in Nottingham and Cape Town, Lucy Binch, Sheffield University and Daniela Scotece POW
10.30 – 11am: Paper 3: Sex Worker Organising in UK and France, Jenny Webber Ruskin College, Oxford
11-11.30: Coffee break
11.30 – 12: Paper 4 Topic Romanian and Bulgarian Male Sex Workers in Berlin- An Overview of the Research Project and Methodological Discussion, Victor Trofimov, European University Viadrina in Frankfurt Germany
12 – 12.30: Paper 5 The Cash Nexus: Experiences of money, worth, and price for men who sell sex to men, Allan Tyler London South Bank University
12.30: Announcements: UKNSWP Specialist Library Collection / Yorkshire Academic Sex Work Consortium / PG Network
12.40: – 1.30: Lunch, The Refectory (adjacent to the Student Union)
1.30 – 2: Paper 6 Contextualising direct sex work: labour processes in diverse indoor settings, Jane Pitcher, Loughborough University
2 – 2.30: Paper 7 Multiple faces and liminal spaces: exploring the tension between real and perceived impacts of massage parlours on everyday life Emily Cooper, Lancaster University
2.30 – 3pm Paper 8: Precarious Intimacies – Migrant Sex Workers in Helsinki. Niina Vuolajärvi, Rutgers State University New Jersey, University of Eastern Finland
3pm – 3.15pm : Coffee
3.15- 3.45: Panel Discussion