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

SpeakerKeely Stauter-Halsted, Professor of History and Hejna Family Chair in Polish Studies, University of Illinois-Chicago
Date Sep 26, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  
Location Room 101, International Studies Building (map)
Sponsor Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; European Union Center
Phone 217-265-7515
Event type Lecture
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Originating Calendar 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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