Upcoming Events

Literature, Law and Psychoanalysis, 1890-1950

11-13 April 2019

Literature, Law and Psychoanalysis, 1890-1950, is a three-day international conference organised by Dr Katherine Ebury and Dr Samraghni Bonnerjee to take place at the University of Sheffield in April 2019. The conference advisory committee also includes further Sheffield academics such as Dr Beryl Pong, Dr Veronica Barnsley, and Dr Helena Ifill.


Annual James Muiruri International Criminal Law Public Lecture - The Road Less Travelled

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Where we have been, where we are and where might we be going in international criminal justice? How do we protect the rights on individual defendants and what can we do to focus on the quality, rather than the quantity, of evidence in international criminal trials?

A personal view of the major issues that appear to keep arising in International Courts and Tribunals and can we come to a settled view as to where we want to go and how to get there in a world where internationalism is under very real threat.

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The Trump Administration and International Law Public Lecture

Tuesday 14th May 2019

The lecture will address how the Trump Administration, and reactions to it, have challenged the foundations of modern international law.

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Past Events

Public Lecture with Author Shankari Chandran

Thursday 18th October 2018

Previously a Social Justice Lawyer, Shankari has recently written the successful book 'The Barrier', a fast-paced literary thriller set in a world destroyed by a virulent strain of Ebola and religious wars.

The Barrier explores how the history of our species is the history of war and contagion. It asks: what would happen if both attacked us at the same time? What kind of future would we be left with?

Brexit and the Law School 

15 October 2018

With Lisa Webley, Tamara organised a half day workshop on Brexit and the Law School. The workshop was held at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London on 15 October 2018, with the support of the Association of Law Teachers, Routledge, Society of Legal Scholars and Sheffield Law School.

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Banking in the Shadows

3 September 2018

The event will feature speakers from prestigious US, Chinese and UK institutions. The day will focus upon progress made since the 2008 financial crisis, in particular in the areas of shadow banking, cryptocurrencies, financial technology and emerged financial markets, especially China. Places are limited and registration is open until 27 August 2018 

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Understanding Implicit Bias and Policing Conference

4-5 June 2018

The Centre for Criminological Research and the Law & Diversity Working Group of the University of Sheffield School of Law held a two-day research symposium exploring implicit bias and how it impacts policing policies and policing outcomes.

The symposium examined issues including:

What is the current state of implicit bias research?
What does empirical evidence on implicit bias mean for policing?
How can implicit bias research impact policing policies and policing outcomes?

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New Perspectives on Criminological Questions

24 May 2018

This workshop showcased some of the diversity of the research at Sheffield that bears on criminological questions.

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The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector: Emerging Scholarship

9 January 2018 - Early Career Researcher meeting (invitation only)

10 January 2018 - An open event for all those interested in the Criminal Justice and the Voluntary Sector.

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Desistance: Agency, structures and policy - an international seminar at the University of Sheffield

11 and 12 January 2018

Drawing on new empirical research on desistance from around Europe, the seminar will bring together researchers and practitioners to consider the processes involved in offenders stopping committing crime and potential policy implications. The conference will look at desistance in both men and women, focusing particularly on structural elements and how they might be ameliorated.

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