1st November 2016

  • November 3-4: The Scottish Association for the Study of Offending (SASO) is holding its 47th annual conference, Crime and Relationships, at The Westerwood Hotel and Golf Resort in Cumbernauld. This will be an opportunity to explore and discuss crime and relationships in contemporary Scotland. Register for a place via the SASO website.
  • November 9: Erwin James will deliver the 2016 Sacro Lecture on Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Normality at the Playfair Library, Old College, University of Edinburgh. Free tickets from Eventbrite.
  • November 14: Strathclyde Law School presents the second John Fitzsimons Memorial Lecture in Criminal Law and Justice, Women In Justice with Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, at the John Anderson Building. Free tickets can be booked via Eventbrite.
  • November 14: The BAFTA-nominated Scottish documentary film 16 Years Till Summer will be screened at the Macrobert Arts Centre at the University of Stirling at 7.30pm. Accompanying the screening will be a Q&A with the film’s director Lou MacLoughlan, in conversation with the SCCJR’s Hannah Graham. Tickets from Macrobert.
  • November 15: What is the place of prison in contemporary Scotland? will take place at the Logie Lecture Theatre, University of Stirling. Panel speakers will include David Strang, HM Inspector of Prisons, Scotland, Pete White of Positive Prisons ? Positive Futures, and Bill Munro from the University of Stirling. Free event, all welcome. Register via Eventbrite.
  • November 21: The Scottish Institute for Policing Research, in collaboration with Abertay University and the Dundee Policing and Criminal Justice Group will welcome Fulbright Scholar Dr James Drylie, presenting on Understanding the Nature of Terrorist Acts: Planning and Response Strategies for Police from 11am to 12.30pm at Abertay University, Dundee.
  • November 26: Trafficking Culture’s Neil Brodie will deliver the Plenderleith Lecture on Antiquities Trafficking – 21st-Century Developments at St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art in Glasgow.
  • November 30: The SCCJR’s Fergus McNeill will take part in a Q&A session following a screening of 16 Years till Summer at 8.45pm at Glasgow Film Theatre. Tickets from the GFT website.
  • December 7: Dr Monish Bhatia will present on The UK’s Racist “Crimmigration” System: Asylum Seeker Narratives of Injustice and Harm at the University of Stirling. Based on primary research, Dr Bhatia will discuss his work highlighting asylum seeker and refugee experiences of the immigration and criminal justice systems, and the harms that result from state practices. Register via the university website.

If you are organising an event that is of potential interest to the SCCJR staff and student community, please email details to enquiries@www.sccjr.ac.uk.