International, Global, Transnational
University in Uzbekistan Joins SCCJR as New International Partner
1st June 2021
We are delighted to announce that a new international partner has joined the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research. Tashkent State University of Law in Uzbekistan is the latest to join the Centre. In 2018 SCCJR formalised partnerships with internationally renowned criminological research centres and departments: the Universities of...
Successful new grant funding to help safeguard Nepalese and Burmese heritage
21st August 2019
Dr Emiline Smith, Lecturer in Art Crime and Criminology at the University of Glasgow, and Lead Applicant of the project ‘Global synchronization and the illicit antiquities trade: understanding community crime prevention in post-earthquake Nepal and Myanmar’, has won funding from the GCRF Small Grants. Together with Phacharaphorn Phanomvan na...
The Market for Mesoamerica: new book co-edited by Donna Yates and Cara Tremain
21st July 2019
We are happy to let you know that a new book, The Market for Mesoamerica: Reflections on the Sale of Pre-Columbian Antiquities, co-edited by SCCJR’s own Dr Donna Yates and Dr Cara Tremain is now available through the University Press of Florida. Abstract: Pre-Columbian artifacts are among the most popular items on the international...
Alistair Fraser wins award from Hong Kong Studies Association
13th December 2018
A paper co-authored by Dr Alistair Fraser, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology, University of Glasgow has won an ‘outstanding paper’ award from the Hong Kong Studies Association. The paper is called ‘The Second Life of Kowloon Walled City: Crime, Media and Cultural Memory’ and was presented by Alistair at the Association’s...
Network on Intelligence and Security Practices in Africa (NISPAC)
The NISPAC is a transnational research community network funded by the Scottish Funding Council under the Global Challenges Research Fund that brings together a diverse group of researchers to explore the role of intelligence services in African countries, and harness the combined insights of the humanities and social sciences to refine scholarly and policy understandings of intelligence and...
Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith
Associate Director, SCCJR
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
University of Stirling
Dr Alistair Fraser
Director of SCCJR
Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Sociology
University of Glasgow