CCR Research Seminars 2019-2020

Everyone is welcome to attend and there is no need to register. Seminars are held in Bartolome House

Date and Time Title
Speaker Venue
Wednesday 2nd October 2019: 5:15pm

Reading Pictures: Art History and the Sociology of Punishment

Professor Eamonn Carrabine (Essex)

Moot Court
Wednesday 30th October 2019: 5:15pm Author meets readers – Police powers and Citizens’ Rights: Discretionary Decision-making in Police Detention with readers Megan O’Neill (Dundee) and Adam White (Sheffield) Dr. Layla Skinns (Sheffield) Moot Court
CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES: to be rearranged for next academic year. 'The city’s dead end: The spatial, social and structural exclusion of unwanted urban social groups in Madrid, Spain' Daniel Briggs (European University of Madrid) Moot Court
Wednesday 12th February 2020: 5:15pm 'Cross-sectoral responses to prison suicide' Phillipa Tomczac (Nottingham) Moot Court
Wednesday 1st April 2020: 5:15pm 'Seeing people in the round: the challenge for criminal justice policy and practice' Professor Joanna Shapland (Sheffield) Moot Court
 Wednesday 29th April 2020: 5:15pm 'Grenfell: Crime, Harm, Social Murder' Steve Tombs (Open University) Moot Court
Wednesday 27th May 2020: 5:15pm (De)constructing the crimmigrant other: migration and penal power Katja Franco (Oslo) Moot Court

View all of the School of Law Research Seminar Series.

Previous series

Date Title Speaker
Wednesday 1st May at 17:15 Complex Victims, Responsibility and Transitional Justice in Northern Ireland Dr Sarah Jankowitz, Universi
Wednesday 13th March at 17:15  Ultra Realism: A Guide for the Uninitiated Professor Simon Winlow - Northumbria University

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Author Meets Critic: The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody, Circles of Support and Accountability Author Dr David Thompson, University of Sheffield meets critic Sarah Armstrong from the University of Glasgow.
Wednesday 21st November 2018 Regulating Police Detention: Voices from behind closed doors Dr John Kendall, Author
Wednesday 5th December 2018 ‘Help me please’: Terror, Trauma and Self-Inflicted Deaths in Prison Prof Joe Sim, Liverpool John Moores
Wednesday 13th February at 17:15 New directions in hate reporting research: agency, heterogeneity and relationality Prof Catherine Donovan, Durham University

Date Title
Wednesday 11th October 2017 Author Meets Critics: Taking Care of Business: Police Detectives, Drug Law Enforcement and Proactive Investigation. Author Dr Matthew Bacon, School of Law, University of Sheffield with critics Professor Simon Holdaway (Nottingham Trent University) and Charlie Lloyd (University of York)
Wednesday 8th November 2017  Policing Permissive Space: Rethinking sovereignty and statehood in South Africa Dr Sarah Jane Cooper-Knock, University of Edinburgh
Wednesday 6th December 2017 Send out a Signal, I’ll Throw You a Line”: Insights for Desistance Research from Signaling Theory Professor Shadd Maruna, University of Manchester
Wednesday 7th February 2018 Veterans and violence: an exploration of pre-enlistment, military and post-service life Dr Katherine Albertson, Sheffield Hallam University 
Wednesday 21st February 2018 QuadCOPters & Robbers: Constables, criminals and disruptive drones Philip Wane, Nottingham Trent University  
Wednesday 21st March 2018 'A tale of two institutions'. This will be about David's journey from criminal to criminologist and prison to university. David Honeywell, York University 
Wednesday 18th April 2018 Drug Prohibition, Inequality and Consumer Capitalism: A Toxic Trap Dr Keir Irwin Rogers, Open University 
Wednesday 25th April 2018 Queering the Pitch? LGBT Prisoners Rights, Needs and Experiences Dr Nicola Carr, University of Nottingham