Professor Julia O'Connell Davidson, University of Nottingham - Debt, Sex and Slavery: Anti-Trafficking Discourse and Depoliticisation?

Venue
Alexander Board Room, Quadrangle

Date & Time
18th April, 2013 @ 17:00:00

Gender ARC Public Lecture

Public lecture by Dr. O’Connell Davidson

Debt, Sex and Slavery: Anti-Trafficking Discourse and Depoliticisation?

5.00pm Thursday April 18th

Venue: Alexander Board Room, Quadrangle

Julia O’Connell Davidson is Professor of Sociology at the University of Nottingham. Her research and publishing over the past two decades has focused on prostitution, sex tourism, child migration, and trafficking. Between 2001 and 2006, with Professor Bridget Anderson of Oxford University, she coordinated research on “the demand side of trafficking” with a particular focus on the sex and domestic work sectors. She is author of Prostitution, Power and Freedom (Polity, 1998) and Children in the Global Sex Trade (Polity, 2005) and is currently writing a book on Modern Slavery and the Margins of Freedom.

Co-sponsored by the Gender, Discourse and Identity research group of Gender ARC at the Moore Institute and Global Women’s Studies

Supported by the NUI Galway Millennium Conference Fund

For more information contact gillian.browne@nuigalway.ie