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REEEC Directions Lecture Series: "The Diseased Body Politic: Paid Sex and the State in Imperial Eastern Europe"

Event Type
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; European Union Center
Room 101, International Studies Building (map)
Sep 26, 2013   4:00 pm  
Keely Stauter-Halsted, Professor of History and Hejna Family Chair in Polish Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago
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European Union Center Events

Keely Stauter-Halstead, Professor of History and Hejna Family Chair in Polish Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will discuss a her current research on prostitution and social control in partitioned Poland. The lecture assesses the dramatic shifts that attended debates about prostitution in Eastern Europe as the focus moved from one of traditional morality to a medical model of social reform.

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