Prostitution, White Slaving, and Sexual Minorities in Europe

posted by ush on 2008/09/20 07:51

[ Call for Papers ]

The Center for Urban History of East Central Europe in Lviv, Ukraine and the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies of the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada announce a conference on social control and sexuality in the cities of Eastern and Central
Europe during the long nineteenth century with a special focus on the practices and discourses of the "deviant": Sex in the Cities: Prostitution, White Slaving, and Sexual Minorities in Europe.

The conference is cosponsored by the Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota. Possible topics include, but are not limited to: homosexuality, prostitution, sex crimes, "crimes of passion", and white slaving.

The conference will take place on 12 and 13 June 2009 at the Center in Lviv. Graduate student participation is encouraged. Conference languages are English and Ukrainian. 

Please send a brief (300 word) synopsis of your proposed paper (subject-line "2009 conference") to the Center for Urban History of East Central Europe under institute@lvivcenter.org by December 1, 2008.


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