SCCJR students profiled in Glasgow University magazine
19th November 2015
A trio of SCCJR PhD students have been profiled in the latest edition of Glasgow University’s prestigious Horizon magazine:
Annie Crowley, who is researching criminal justice responses to girls and young women deemed ‘at risk’ of secure care and custody in Scotland,
Rebecca Foster, who is carrying out an ethnographic study of prisoners’ visitors at a Scottish Prison, and
US lecture tour for Trafficking Culture team
12th November 2015
Three members of the Trafficking Culture team are heading to the US this month to deliver a series of lectures in Chicago, Washington DC and Connecticut.
On November 16, Neil Brodie, Donna Yates and Simon Mackenzie will be giving joint public lectures at the University of Chicago and DePaul University, both in Chicago. The first lecture, from noon to 1.30pm at the University of Chicago, is...
‘Songs to treasure’ as Distant Voices EP is launched
10th November 2015
Distant Voices, the creative partnership between the SCCJR and charity Vox Liminis, has produced a studio EP, Distant Voices: Silent Seconds, featuring five songs written collaboratively with people in prison.
The release was launched on Monday at the closing event of the first Distant Voices Festival at the CCA in Glasgow – a gig featuring songwriters Louis Abbott (Admiral Fallow), Emma...
Alistair Fraser on the politicisation of young people in Scotland and Hong Kong
5th November 2015
Alistair Fraser of the (Re)Imagining Youth team has written an article for The Scotsman on the politicisation of young people in Hong Kong, where he was working when the Umbrella Movement emerged, and Scotland before and after the independence referendum. Read the article here.
This week sees the launch of an exhibition, (Re)Imagining Youth: From Glasgow to Hong Kong, at The Bridge, Easterhouse,...
SCCJR contributes to Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland
21st October 2015
The new book Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland features chapters by SCCJR staff on organised crime, desistance and criminal justice policy in Scotland.
The book, edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney and Mary Munro, is an edited collection of new and topical chapters that builds upon the success of 2010’s Criminal Justice in Scotland. It offers a critical overview of Scottish criminal...
Top authors and musicians lined up for first Distant Voices Festival
16th September 2015
The first Distant Voices Festival will take place from November 5th to 9th at the CCA in Glasgow, exploring crime and punishment through music, writing and film.
Over the past 18 months, the project – a collaboration between SCCJR and Vox Liminis (a charity that aims to bring creative practice to criminal justice and its reform) – has brought together artists, criminologists,...
Trafficking Culture: What’s It To Me? seminar series begins
14th September 2015
The Trafficking Culture exhibition at the Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow
The Trafficking Culture Society is pleased to announce its Autumn 2015 seminar series, What’s It To Me? Relevancy and Impact of Doing Research on the Illicit Antiquities Trade.
The series will explore how students and researchers from art history, museum studies, archaeology, criminology and law, both at...