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Sociology, Security Lancaster & UNESCO Chair Seminar with Liz Kelly on Sexual Violence
Date: 19 March 2013 Time: 4.15 to 6pm
Venue: FASS building MR3
'Sexual violence: a case study of the rhetorics and realities of victim participation'
There will be a wine reception following the seminar which has been sponsored by Security Lancaster and the UNESCO Chair in Gender Research.
Liz Kelly, PhD (Sociology), BA (First Class, Sociology and Politics), is Professor of Sexualised Violence at London Metropolitan University, where she is also Director of the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CWASU). She has been active in the field of violence against women and children for almost 30 years. She is the author of Surviving Sexual Violence (1988), which established the concept of a 'continuum of violence' and over 70 book chapters and journal articles. She has just completed a project looking at trafficking of persons for both labour and sexual exploitation in Central Asia. In 2000 Liz was awarded a CBE in the New Years Honours List for 'services combating violence against women and children', and in January 2005 she was appointed to the Board of Commissioners of the Women's National Commission.
Who can attend: Anyone
Keywords: Crime and society, Criminal justice, Criminal justice policy, Criminal law, Security, Violence
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