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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Events in Modern Languages & Cultures

MLAc Workshop: Prostitution in Twentieth-Century Europe

20th July 2019, 10:00 to 16:30, Pemberton Rooms (PG21), Palace Green, Durham University

If you are interested in attending, please could you contact me by Friday 5th July so that I can confirm numbers for catering.


10:00-10:30 –Arrival and Coffee/Tea

10:30-11:15 – Sonja Dolinsek (University of Erfurt, Germany): Between sovereignty and internationalization: prostitution and trafficking in European inter- and supranational institutions

11:15-12:00 - Stefano Petrungaro (Ca’ Foscari University, Italy): Ambiguities in police discourses and practices regarding prostitution in interwar Yugoslavia

12:00-13:00 – Lunch

13:00-13:45 - Siobhán Hearne (Durham University): Prostitution in the post-war USSR

13:45-14:30 – Ivan Simic (Carleton University, Canada) via Skype: Prostitution in socialist Yugoslavia: from Stalinism to Yugoslav way

14:30-15:00 – Coffee/tea

15:00-15:45 – Liliosa Azara (Roma Tre University, Italy): The new face of Italian prostitution in the aftermath of the Merlin Law: forms, debate and repression

15:45-16:30 – Nikolaos Papadogiannis (Bangor University): Transnational mobility and Greek trans female sex workers in the 1970s and 1980s

Contact for more information about this event.