London - Sex Worker Open University 2011
The second edition of the pioneering London Sex Worker Open University will happen at The Arcola Theatre (24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL) in East London 12-16 October, bringing together sex workers and allies from around the world to learn new skills, socialise and empower themselves, whilst exploring the diversity and contradictions of the sex industry.
Highlights include: more than 50 talks, practical workshops and discussions by sex workers and allies including internationally recognised academics, activists, service providers and artists, on numerous topics related to the sex industry, plus a host of topical performances, films and art. Key events include an evening dedicated to bringing together acclaimed international sex workers' rights activists to share their diversity of experiences from around the globe, plus a packed performance and movie night which will explore issues and themes related to the sex industry.
Full programme of events can be found at http://www.sexworkeropenuniversity.com/. A number of sessions are open to the public, whilst others are reserved for sex workers only.