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.

Upcoming events 2020/21:

All events are scheduled for 5.15pm in the Moot Court Hall. All dates are tentative subject to the availability of the speakers. 


October 14th: Dr David Hayes. 

Title - Author Meets Critics: Confronting Penal Excess: Retribution and the Politics of Penal Minimalism.

Discussants - Dr Marguerite Schinkel, University of Glasgow. Professor Dirk van zyl Smit, University of Nottingham. Professor Lucia Zedner, University of Oxford.

You can access a recording of this event here.


November 11th: Professor Matthew Hall 

Title - Counting crime: discounting victims? Examining the implications of HMICFRS inspection results into police recording practices for victims of crime


February 10th: Professor Georgios Antonopoulos

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

Discussant - Dr Russell Buchan


March 3rd: Katja Franko (rescheduled from 2019 - 2020)

Title - TBC


April 28th: Daniel Briggs (rescheduled from 2019 - 2020)

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