Readers may be interested in this seminar on sex and regulation at the British Academy, London (http://www.britac.ac.uk/contact/map.cfm), 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: firstname.lastname@example.org