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Activist-Oriented Art Exhibition (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) (9 December 2017 – 3 February 2018)

Nov 11, 2017 by amanda Category: News 0 comments

We and our partners are proud to announce the launch of an exhibition that will debut artwork from women involved in sexual commerce during the 2016 mega-event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The event will be hosted at the Municipal Art Center Hélio Oiticica from December 9th, 2017 to February 3rd, 2018 (see also, https://whatyoudontsee.hotglue.me). The launch of the exhibition will […]

Rio, Tokyo Olympics Symposium (Goldsmiths University of London) (2017)

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

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 to a broad spectrum of communities. As part of a session […]

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 our 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 the […]