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Grenfell: from social harm to social murder?

Dates
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -
14:00 to 16:00
Location
ArtsOne Lecture Theatre, Queen Mary University of London
Grenfell. Photo: Gerry Popplestone/Creative Commons

Engaged Scholarship on Citizenship & Governance Seminar Series

Chaired by Dr Thomas McManus, Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London

 

 

Speakers:

Aditya Chakrabortty (Senior Economics Commentator, The Guardian)

Vicki Cooper (Lecturer in Social Policy and Criminology, Co-director of Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC), The Open University)

Steve Tombs (Professor of Criminology, The Open University)

Pilgrim Tucker (Housing campaigner and supporter of The Grenfell Tower Action Group)

This Engaged Scholarship in Citizenship & Governance is jointly hosted by The Open University, SRA Citizenship & Governance and the Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC) with the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) and Human Rights Collegium at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) School of Law.

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