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2021/22 Events:

Sights, Sounds and Art: New Directions in Criminal Justice Research

This seminar series of monthly 2-hour events will provide a platform for scholars who are forging innovative ways of doing criminal justice research in different parts of the world. Events will take place either face-to-face or virtually. However, all face-to-face events will be livestreamed for registered attendees.

8 September 2021

The sights of criminal justice

Location: Virtual

Panellists: Dr Michael Fiddler (Greenwich) and Dr Maggie Wykes (Sheffield)

Chair: Dr Gilly Sharpe (Sheffield)

13 October 2021

The sounds of criminal justice

Location: School of Law, Bartolomé House, Winter Street, Sheffield S3 7ND (Room: Moot Court). Please note that we will livestream this event for registered attendees.

Panellists: Dr Leila Ullrich (Queen Mary's), Dr Kate Herrity (Cambridge) and Dr Mark Brown (Sheffield)

Chair: Dr Lindsey Rice (Sheffield)

10 November 2021

The art of criminal justice

Location: Virtual

Panellists: Dr Roxana Willis (Oxford), Dr Lambros Fatsis (Brighton) and Dr Layla Skinns (Sheffield)

Chair: Dr SJ Cooper-Knock (Sheffield)

8 December 2021

Keynote speech delivered by Dr Jo Deakin (The University of Manchester)

Location: School of Law, Bartolomé House, Winter Street, Sheffield S3 7ND (Room: Moot Court). Please note that we will livestream this event for registered attendees.

Chair: Dr Mark Brown (Sheffield)

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Previous Events (2020/21):

Seminar

October 14th: David Hayes, Author Meets Critics

Title: Confronting Penal Excess: Retribution and the Politics of Penal Minimalism 

Discussants: Professor Lucia Zedner (Oxford) and Professor Dirk van Zyl Smit (Nottingham) 

Seminar

February 10th: Joseph Whittle 

Title: Irregular Migration from Eritrea and the ‘Smuggling/Criminality Nexus

Seminar

March 3rd: Katja Franko 

Title: The two-sided spectacle at the border: Between hyper visibility and denial of migrant suffering

Discussant: Dr Mark Brown (CCR Director)

Seminar

April 28th: Daniel Briggs 

Title: Climate Changed: Refugee Border Stories and the Business of Misery

Seminar

Techniques to Exploit Vulnerabilities: Persuasion and Education in Chinese Police Interrogations

Speaker: Dr Grace (Yu) Mou (SOAS, University of London)

Date: 27 October 2021

You can view the presentation for this event here


Criminal Law Reform in the Postcolony: Nikita Sonavane in Conversation with Prabha Kotiswaran and Tarunabh Khaitan

Note: This event was recorded on 24 September 2020 and does not consider additional concerns surrounding subsequent changes to the mandate and composition of the Committee for Reforms in Criminal Laws. 

You can find the transcript here

You can also view the occasional paper here.