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SCCJR Seminar Series

10 Jan 2008

All are welcome at our seminar series.  Details below:

 24/01/08           Ms Helen Baillot, Scottish Refugee Council.

‘Asylum in Scotland – a Human Rights perspective?’ 4.15-6.00 pm, Moot Court Room, Old College, South Bridge.
The Centre for Law and Society Seminar Series
Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk  29/01/08           Professor Nicola Lacey, LSE.

‘From Moll Flanders to Tess of D’Urbervilles: Gender, Identity and Criminalisation in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century England’.
5pm-6pm, Lecture Theatre 175, Old College, South Bridge.
Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk

 31/01/08            Professor Johannes Feest, University of Bremen. (in association with SCCJR)

‘The future of prisons and prison abolitionism’. 4.15-6.00 pm Moot Court Room, Old College, South Bridge.
Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk 04/02/08            Charles Woolfson, School of Law, University of Glasgow

‘The conventionalisation of safety crime in the Baltic New EU Member States: Neo-liberalism and the tolerance of non-compliance’
(4-6 pm, Room T206, Adam Smith Building, Glasgow University)

 07/02/08             Professor Thomas Feltes, ‘

‘Police Reform in Countries in Transition – Experiences from Bosnia, Kosovo and South Africa’ (jointly organgised by the Scottish Institute for Policing Research).
4.15-6.00 pm, Moot Court Room, Old College, South Bridge.
Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk

12/02/08            Jonathan Jackson, Methodology Institute & Mannheim Centre for Criminology, London School of Economics

‘New directions in research on public confidence in policing: Trust, legitimacy and consent’
 (4-6 pm, Lecture theatre B, Boyd Orr, Glasgow University) [co with SIPR)

 20/02/08            Alistair Fraser, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences, University of Glasgow

‘Researching young people and violence in Glasgow’
(3-5pm, Room T206, Adam Smith Building, Glasgow University) [co with SAASS]

 21/02/08    Professor Fiona Raitt, University of Dundee (joint with SCCJR).

‘Re-Vulnerability in the Adversarial Process’ 4.15-6.00 pm Moot Court Room, Old College, South Bridge. Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk  28/02/08 Professor Linda Mulcahy, Birkbeck College, London.

‘An unbearable lightness of being? Movements towards the virtual trial’. 4.15-6.00 pm, Moot Court Room, Old College, South Bridge. Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk 06/03/08 Gavin Smith, Aberdeen University.

‘Re-thinking CCTV operation: interactions and ontologies’. 4.15-6.00 pm, Moot Court Room, Old College, South Bridge. Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk  13/03/08  Professor Tim Hope, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, University of Edinburgh and Keele University.

‘A Political Economy of Community Safety’. 4.15-6.00 pm, Moot Court Room, Old College, South Bridge. Email: Anne.Griffiths@ed.ac.uk Working lunches

 06/02/08           Jason Ditton, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences, University of Glasgow

‘The Promise of Longitudinal Data’

 (12.30 -2 pm, Meeting Room, Florentine House, Glasgow University)