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Sexuality and Family Relationships

A Thematic Workshop in Cambodia Mid-December 2005

The OBSERVATORY on HUMAN TRADE in SOUTHEAST ASIA (www.seaobservatory.org)
The RESEARCH UNIT of AFESIP INTERNATIONAL (www.afesip.org)

in partnership with
The RESEARCH INSTITUTE on CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIA
(IRASEC, Bangkok, www.irasec.com)

with the cooperation of
Le Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale (Collège de France,
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique),
The Spanish Foundation ANESVAD (www.anesvad.org)
The French Cultural Centre of Phnom Penh (CCF)

organize a
THEMATIC WORKSHOP
"Sexuality and Family Relationships in Southeast Asia"
in mid-December 2005 in Phnom Penh

In order to organize and to launch a collective research on seven topics, for a two years term

The expected result will be a collective book, in English or in French, for each topic

Any interested specialist is thus invited to participate to any of the seven topics:

Topic 1
SEXUALITY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Interdisciplinary approach (Ethnology, Sociology, Psychology, etc.)
Scientific Adviser: Dr. Jean Baffie, Sociologist, IRSEA Director (Institut de Recherche sur le Sud-Est Asiatique, CNRS & UniversitEde Provence)

Topic 2
THE POWER OF THE FATHER IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Interdisciplinary approach (Ethnology, Sociology, Psychology, etc.)
Research Director: Dr. Alain Testart, Ethnologist, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale
(Collège de France, CNRS, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales)

Topic 3
THE RELATIONSHIP TO HIS/HER OWN BODY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Interdisciplinary approach (Ethnology, Sociology, Psychology, etc.)
Scientific Adviser: Dr. Didier Bertrand, Intercultural Psychologist (AFESIP Laos)

Topic 4
INCEST IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Interdisciplinary approach (Ethnology, Sociology, Psychology, etc.)
Scientific Adviser: Dr. Gilles Beullier, MD, Paediatrician, Groupe hospitalier Gabriel Martin, St-Paul de la Réunion)

Topic 5
THE MOTHER-CHILD RELATIONSHIP IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Interdisciplinary approach (Ethnology, Sociology, Psychology, etc.)
Scientific Adviser: Paedo-Psychiatrist, contact in the process.

Topic 6
VERNACULAR TERMS TO EXPRESS PROSTITUTION AND SEX IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Interdisciplinary approach (Ethnology, Sociology, Psychology, etc.)
Scientific Adviser: Linguist, contact in the process.

Topic 7
THE PRIVATE DEBT IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Interdisciplinary approach (Ethnology, Sociology, Psychology, etc.)
Scientific Adviser to be confirmed: Alexandre Dormeier Freire, Sociologist,
Regional Academic Coordinator Asia, DFD, Institut Universitaire d'Etudes du Développement (IUED),
Graduate Institute of Development Studies (GIDS), University of Geneva, Switzerland)

For complete details, download official announcement.

Contact

OBSERVATORY ON HUMAN TRADE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Adresse postale / Postal address:
BP 2089 / PO Box 208, Phnom Penh 3, Cambodge / Cambodia
Bureau / Office: Maison / House 23, rue / Street 315, Toul Kork, Phnom Penh
Tel/fax: +855(0)23 884 123 2

Dr. Pierre Le Roux AFESIP
Research Unit Director
E-mail: research@afesip.org

Caroline Grillot
Documentaliste UR
E-mail: library@afesip.org

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