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Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium

Jun 12, 2017 by carmen Category: News 0 comments Tags: london, Olympics, research, symposium

Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium, 8-10 June at Goldsmiths University of London The paper was part of a session on the London, Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium 8-10 June at Goldsmiths University of London which was exploring how the promise of legacy could be ameliorated and whether there are ways of holding mega-events which might bring real benefits […]

Cost action prospol conference on ‘displacing sex for sale’

Jun 07, 2017 by carmen Category: News 0 comments Tags: Brazil, Conference, dissemination, Prospol, research

  Dr Amanda de Lisio, Post Doctoral Research Fellow for ESRC funded project, Sexual Spaces, presented during the Cost action Prospol conference on ‘displacing sex for sale’in the panel: “religion, spirituality, family, kinship and sexual markets in Brazil”. Her presentation, entitled “Deviant Development and Spiritual Interpellation: Sex Work and Afro-Brazilian Religion” was part of SSP extensive […]

After the Olympics: stories from Rio’s sex workers

Professor Michael Silk and Dr Amanda De Lisio featured project research at The Conversation. Post-Olympic crisis At the time, Brazil was named as the first Latin American host of an internationally-recognised sporting mega-event, and it was on the brink of economic boom. The Lula oil field (formerly, Tupi old field) was found in 2006, off […]