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From Moral Panics to States of Denial: a celebration of the life and work of Stan Cohen

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Speaker(s): Professor Robin Cohen, Professor David Downes, Daphna Golan, Thomas Hammarberg, Professor Harvey Molotch
Chair: Margo Picken

Recorded on 10 December 2013 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Stan Cohen was a world class sociologist, criminologist and public intellectual whose insight, analysis, commitment and wit inspired and influenced innumerable students, activists and colleagues. This event honours Stan and reflects on his legacy.

Robin Cohen, Stan’s brother, is Emeritus Professor of Development Studies at the University of Oxford.

David Downes is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at LSE.

Daphna Golan is founding research director of B'Tselem.

Thomas Hammarberg is a human rights defender and former Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights.

Harvey Molotch is Professor of Sociology and Metropolitan Studies at New York University.

Margo Picken is a visiting senior fellow at the LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights.

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