The following conference includes scope for critical reflections of the relationship between alcohol and other drugs, crime, and the politics and efficacy of criminal justice responses. The call for abstracts is now open, see below.
THE AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND CRITICAL CRIMINOLOGY CONFERENCE 2012
‘Changing the Way We Think about Change: Shifting Boundaries, Changing Lives’
Thursday 12 – Friday 13 July 2012
University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
A two day conference for academics, practitioners, activists and students. The 2012 theme focuses on changing contexts, dynamic relations, innovative approaches and emerging challenges in criminology and beyond. The event page and preliminary conference details are available at the following link:
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW OPEN
Abstracts are invited for papers exploring the following themes:
* Contradictions, paradoxes and controversies
* Global inequalities: people, places, politics
* Green criminology in a climate of change
* Institutions and culture: police, courts, probation, prisons
* Ending offending: desistance and the process of change
* Gaps, silences and forgotten minorities
* What matters? What’s important – and according to whom?
* Advocacy, activism and resisting apathy
* Over the horizon issues and emerging challenges
* Thinking differently, innovation and research frontiers
For details on abstract submission, please download the ‘Call for Abstracts’ flyer by going to the events page (see link above).
Conference programme and registration details to come.
For more information, please contact the CONFERENCE CONVENOR
Rob White, Professor of Criminology, School of Sociology & Social Work, University of Tasmania, Hobart