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Pre-conference event – Tuesday 28th March 2017


Screening of ‘Travel’ by Nick Mai followed by Q&A session
Chair: Alexandra Oliviera

Venue: Auditorium (room 1.008), A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, Aalborg University Copenhagen

Day 1 – Wednesday 29th March 2017


Prospol final meeting including lunch (for Prospol members only)

Venue: Auditorium A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, Aalborg University Copenhagen


Registration to the conference opens

Venue: Next to the main entrance, A.C. Meyers Vænge 15 [ACM15], Aalborg University Copenhagen


Opening of conference by Isabel Crowhurst (University of Essex) and Marlene Spanger (Aalborg University)

Keynote address by May-Len Skilbrei (University of Oslo): Sexual politics in motion: The role of prostitution policy in ‘the European’.
Chair: Stef Adriaenssens

Venue: Auditorium (room 1.008, ), Building A

16.00-16.30 Tea, coffee and cake
16.30-18.15 Session 1 (parallel panel sessions)
18.45 Buses available to go to reception

Reception hosted by the City of Copenhagen

Venue: Copenhagen City Hall (Rådhuspladsen 1)

Day 2 – Thursday 30th March 2017

9.15-11.00 Session 2 (parallel panel sessions)
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-13.00 Session 3 (parallel panel sessions)


Venue: 1.001 (next to main canteen), Building A

13.45 Book launch:
Sex Workers Speak, Who Listens? Ed. by Giulia Garofalo Geymonat and PG Macioti

Venue: Auditorium (room 1.008), ), Building A

Keynote address by Kimberly Kay Hoang (The University of Chicago):
Dealing in Desire: Asian Ascendancy, Western Decline, and the Hidden Currencies of Global Sex Work

Venue: Auditorium (room 1.008, ground floor), ACM15

15.45-16.00 Tea, coffee and cake
16.00 Buses available go to Parliament building

"Is there a Nordic Model? – Seen from Danish and Swedish Perspectives"
Chair: Marlene Spanger & Jeanett Bjønnes

Venue: Christiansborg (the Parliament building)


Walking tour (for registered people only) 

More information about the walking tour. 

Day 3 – Friday 31st March 2017

9.15-11.00 Session 4 (parallel panel sessions)
11.00-11.30 Coffee break

Keynote address by Scott Cunningham (Baylor University): Technology, Regulation and Public Health.
Chair: Jenny Künkel

Venue: Auditorium (room 1.008), Building A



Venue: ACM 1.001 (next to main canteen, ground floor)


Book launches:
Erotic Performance and Spectatorship. New Frontiers in Erotic Dance by Katy Pilcher;
Prostitution Research in Context. Methodology, Representation and Power edited by Marlene Spanger and May-Len Skilbrei

Venue: Auditorium (room 1.008), Building A
14.15-16.00 Session 5 (parallel panel sessions)
16.00-16.30 Tea, coffee and cake

Final roundtable session: Displacing Sex for Sale: What Next?

Phil Hubbard (King’s College London); Jens Rydström (Lund University); Marlene Spanger (Aalborg University); Luca Stevenson (ICRSE); Marjan Wijers (Rights4Change).
Chair: Isabel Crowhurst

Venue: Auditorium (room 1.008), Building A



Conference Chair Marlene Spanger     
Conference Co-Chair/COST Action Prospol Chair Isabel Crowhurst

Conference secretary Julie Skibsted Larsen

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