Wednesday, 5 January 2011

Sex and Regulation Seminar

Readers may be interested in this seminar on sex and regulation at the British Academy, London (, on February 1, 2011, between 2 and 5 pm.

The seminar is organized by the AHRC funded Onscenity research network.

The seminar will focus on the regulation of sex in relation to three key areas: media, labour, and the internet.

The event has a terrific speaker line-up, featuring:

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); and

Martin Barker, author of The Video Nasties (1984), Ill Effects: The Media-Violence Debate (2001), and The Crash Controversy (2001).

The seminar is introduced and chaired by Julian Petley, author of Censoring the Word (2007) and Censorship: A Beginner’s Guide (2009).

If you would like to attend, please let Prof Feona Attwood know by January 20, 2011. Her email is:

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