Emerging research findings in sex work studies: unexplored terrains

This event will include presentations from academic staff from the University of Leeds and other universities, exploring research findings in sex work studies.


09:30 Meet and coffee

10:00 - 10:30 – On our Terms: Working Conditions Amongst Internet based Escorts – Dr Teela Sanders and Laura Connelly, University of Leeds

10:30-11:00 – Sex and the stadium: working conditions, 'trafficking' and the Glasgow Commonwealth Games Dr Kate Hardy, University of Leeds

11:00 – 11:30 –Subverting heteronormativity in a lesbian erotic dance venue? Queer moments and heteronormative tensions Dr Katy Pilcher, Aston University

11:30 -12:00 The Unusual Suspects: Women who pay for sexual services - Dr Sarah Kingston & Scarlett Redman, University of Lancaster

12:00-13:00 - Lunch

13:00 -15:00 – Queer Sex Work book launch edited by Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher and Nicola Smith

13:00 – Editors introduction

13:15 – Alan Tyler TBC

13:45 – Male Escorting, Safety and National Ugly Mugs: Queering Policy and Practice on the Reporting of Crimes Against Sex Workers' Alex Bryce, National Ugly Mugs and Dr Mary Laing, Northumbria University

14:15 – Researching Queer Audiences of Pornography Professor Clarissa Smith, Sunderland University

This is free event and places are limited. 


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