Porto 2015

Prospol Action Meeting - Porto, September 2015

The Prospol meeting in Porto will include a number of open events. If you are interested in attending any of these events you are very welcome, but please make sure you register beforehand with Helen Rand by emailing  - hrand@essex.ac.uk

Monday 21st September 2015 2.30pm – 6.00pm

Opening plenary session of the meeting on ‘Collaborative governance in prostitution policy’ with keynotes by:

Hendrik Wagenaar (University of Sheffield): ‘To what Extent Is Collaborative Governance in Prostitution Possible?’

Catherine Healy (New Zealand Prostitutes' Collective): ‘Engaging with Sex Workers: The Role of Government’

Followed by tea and coffee and a Q & A session.

Held at Casa do Infante (House of the Prince) - Rua da Alfandega, 10 

Tuesday 22nd September 2015 9.30pm

Film Screening: ‘Das 9 às 5: Trabalho sexual é trabalho’ (‘Working 9 to 5: sex work is work')

Followed by Q & A with director, Rita Alcaire

Held at  Espaço Maus Hábitos, Rua Passos Manuel, 178, 4th floor

Wednesday 23rd September 2015 10.00am – 11.45am

Plenary 2:    Panel on prostitution policies in Portugal and Europe, with:

Alexandra Oliveira (Prospol Member & University of Porto); Marisa Matias (European MEP of the Left Block); Érica Postiço (Portuguese Network of Sex Work & GAT); Isabel Soares (APDES/Porto G & Indoors); Ana Luísa (Sex worker & Activist)

Held at Casa do Infante (House of the Prince) - Rua da Alfandega, 10


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