31st March 2009

You are invited to the SCCJR Third Annual Lecture which this year will be delivered by Professor Sonja Snacken on the topic of "Resisting Punitiveness".

The lecture will be held at the Playfair Library at the University of Edinburgh on Monday 1st June, with refreshments from 5.30pm.  Following the lecture you are invited to join us for a buffet and drinks – further information below.

We hope that you will join us for this important opportunity to hear from a leading criminologist, discuss ideas and socialise with colleagues.

Further Details

SCCJR Third Annual Lecture

Resisting Punitiveness

Sonja Snacken
(Free University Brussels)  

Playfair Library, Old College, University of Edinburgh

5.30pm (Refreshments) / 6pm start

7.15pm Buffet and drinks – all welcome but places limited!

Biog: Sonja Snacken is professor of criminology, penology and sociology of law at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) and a former President of the European Society of Criminology. Her main research interests are in penal policy, especially incarceration. Her most recent major publication is Principles of European Prison Law and Policy: Penology and Human Rights (with Dirk van Zyl Smit, Oxford University Press 2009).

This event is free to attend but places are limited.  If you wish to attend please email enquiries@www.sccjr.ac.uk indicating whether you want to attend the buffet.  Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.