Conference: Situating Anti-Social Behaviour and Respect

‘Situating Anti-Social Behaviour and Respect’:
A National Conference sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council

Wednesday 22nd April 2009. Venue: Great Hall, King’s College, London

Presesnting a debate and dialogue between practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, about the shape and future direction of measures to tackle anti-social behaviour.

Conference Programme:
9.15 am – 10.00 am    Registration / Refreshments
10.00 am – 10.15 am    Welcome & Introduction Mike Hough, King’s College London
10.15 am – 10.45 am    Presentation of Key ESRC Seminar Series Findings
            Adam Crawford, University of Leeds
10.45 am – 11.30 pm    Jon Bannister, University of Glasgow       
11.30 am – 12.45 pm     Workshops Sessions:

1.   Housing         
Workshop organizers: Sarah Blandy, University of Leeds & John Flint, Sheffield Hallam University
Contributors: Carlie Goldsmith, Kingston University; Bryan Healy, Glasgow Housing Association; Peter Somerville, Department of Policy Studies, University of Lincoln

2.   Gender and the Family
Workshop organizers: Judy Nixon, Sheffield Hallam University & Helen Carr, University of Kent
Contributors: Maggie Blyth, Chair of Nottingham Youth Offending Team Management Board; Teela Sanders, University of Leeds; Amanda Holt, University of Portsmouth; Representative from Liberty (tbc)

3.   Young People
Workshop organizers: Peter Squires, University of Brighton & Stephen Moore, Anglia University
Contributors: Chief Supt. David Harvey, Head of Prevention at Youth Justice Board; John Graham, Chair of the Police Foundation; Steve Burton, Director of Community Safety, Enforcement and Policing at Transport for London

4.   The Night-Time Economy
Workshop organizers: Phil Hadfield, University of Leeds & Gordon Hughes, Cardiff University
Contributors: Phil Hubbard, Loughborough University; Roy Light, Barrister at St John’s Chambers & Bristol Law School

5.   Diversity           
Workshop organizers: David Prior, University of Birmingham & Andy Mills, Safer Leeds
Contributors: Gillian Mayfield, Youth Taskforce; Phil Read and Martin Baines, Pacalis Associates; Alison Parsons, Birmingham City Council

12.45 pm – 1.30 pm    Lunch (Great Hall)
1.30 – 2.45 pm    Workshop Sessions (repeated)     (As Above)
2.45 – 3.00 pm    Refreshments (Great Hall)
3.00 – 4.30 pm    Policy Round Table:

    The Shape and Future of Policy in England, Scotland & Wales
    Chair, Jon Silverman former BBC Home Affairs Correspondent
    Chief Constable Barbara Wilding, South Wales Police
    Kathy Evans, The Children’s Society
    Paul Dunn, Metropolitan Police Service
    Representatives from:
    Youth Taskforce (tbc)
    Scottish Government (tbc)

            General Discussion

4.30 pm        END

* The Conference programme may be subject to unforeseen changes.

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