Law and Sexuality

A commentary and resource on Law and Sexuality by Professor Chris Ashford and guests

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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