"Sex in the Cities: Prostitution, White Slaving, and Sexual Minorities in Eastern and Central Europe"
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". The conference is co-sponsored 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
(www.lvivcenter.org). 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
firstname.lastname@example.org by December 1, 2008
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