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Mannheim Centre

Seminar series

with the British Society of Criminology Southern Branch

Please Note:  All seminars begin at 6:30pm, participants are welcome to join for an informal welcome from 6pm

Michaelmas Term 2018-19

31 October
‘Betwixt and Between’: The Evolution of Parole as a Public Policy Concern in England and Wales
Thomas Guiney (LSE), with a response from Nick Hardwick (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Location: New Academic Building (NAB) 1.04

28 November
Taking Stock of Research on Policing and the Police
Panel with Jennifer Brown (LSE), Penny Dick (University of Sheffield)
and Nigel Fielding (University of Surrey)
Location: New Academic Building (NAB) 1.04

 

Lent Term 2018-19

16 January
Reading Pictures: Art History and the Sociology of Punishment
Eamonn Carrabine (University of Essex)
Location: New Academic Building (NAB) 1.04

20 February
Hate Crime and the Legal Process
Abenaa Owusu-Bempah (LSE) and Susann Wiedlitzka (University of Sussex)
Location: New Academic Building (NAB) 1.04

20 March
The Prison Boundary: Between Society and Carceral Space
Jennifer Turner (University of Liverpool)
Location: New Academic Building (NAB) 1.04

 

Summer Term 2018-19

29 May
Contemporary Crime Control in Historical Context:
From the ‘New Police’ to the ‘Transformation of Policing’?
David Churchill (University of Leeds)
Location: TBC

12 June
Challenges, Innovation and Reform in the Policing of Drugs
Panel with Matt Bacon (University of Sheffield), Leah Moyle (Royal Holloway, University of London) and Niamh Eastwood (Release)
Location: Thai Theatre

 

Seminar series archive 2018/19

26 September
Alison Young (Melbourne), Atmospheres of Crime and Justice
Location: Clement House, 7.02

Seminar series archive 2017-18

Michaelmas Term

11 October
Scott Decker (Arizona), The Promise of Ethnography: Gangs, Active Offenders and Policy.
Chair: Meredith Rossner (LSE)
Location: New Academic Building 1.04

8 November
Anette Ballinger (Keele), Law, 'Truth' and Criminal Injustice: Case-Studies in Gender and Punishment
Chair: Janet Foster (LSE)
Location: Clement House 3.02

6 December

Vincenzo Ruggiero (Middlesex), Political Violence: A Typology 
Chair: Tim Newburn (LSE)
Location: New Academic Building 1.04

Lent Term

10 January
Beth Weaver (Strathclyde), Desistance
Chair: Leo Cheliotis (LSE)
Location: New Academic Building 1.04

28 February
Jen Turner (Liverpool), The Prison Boundary: Between Society and Carceral Space
Chair: Coretta Phillips (LSE)
Location: New Academic Building 1.04

21 March
Jenni Ward (Middlesex) Transforming Justice: Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts
Chair: Insa Koch (LSE)
Location: Clement House 4.02

Summer Term

16 May
Panel on ‘Deep Imprisonment' with  Ben Crewe (Cambridge), Alison Liebling (Cambridge), Yvonne Jewkes (Kent)
Chair: Leo Cheliotis (LSE)
Location: New Academic Building Alumni Theatre

6 June
Insa Koch (LSE), The Paradox of Punishment: an Anthropology of Crime, Politics and Welfare at the UK's Margins
Chair: Tim Newburn (LSE)
Location: New Academic Building 1.04