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Child trafficking on the increase

Child. Photo: iStockphotoRecently, the children’s rights organisation ECPAT published a global study on tourism and the sexual exploitation of children. One of the researchers who helped with the study is Elif Härkönen of Linköping University. The study demonstrates that even Europe has now become a destination for sex tourism.

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Apps and games are energy thieves

TelefonerDuring his time as a doctoral student, Ekhiotz Jon Vergara developed EnergyBox, a tool that measures and calculates how much energy is consumed by gadgets when connecting to the Internet to use apps and games. He found major opportunities for energy efficiency.

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"The Diseased Posthuman"

6-7 June

The Posthumanities International Network workshop "The Diseased Posthuman" explores the topic of bio-technobodies and pharmaceutical bodies from the theoretical perspective of post-anthropocentrism and posthumanism. 

Location: Tema Genus

For more info contact:
Olga Cielemecka

GEA 2016 

15-17 June

Gender and Education Association Biennial Interim Conference 2016. Keynote speakers: Paulina de los Reyes, Hillevi Lenz Taguchi, Stine H. Bang Svendsen. Focus will be on intersections between equality, race and nation in education and also new research approaches for rethinking gender and equalities. 

For more info contact:
Katarina Eriksson Barajas 
+46 70 089 57 72

 

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