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 […]

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 […]