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As well as holding regular staff meetings to discuss collaborative research and course production, the Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative regular events.
A central aim of our events is to bring together academics from a variety of disciplines with practitioners, policy makers and members of the public.
Details of events – forthcoming, as well as those in the recent past –are given below. To receive e-mail details about the events and activities of HERC, please add yourself to the mailing list using our

HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS:The Politics of (Un)Belonging

25 May 2018 12:00 - 18:00

Southwark Room, 5th Floor Blavatnik Building,

TATE Modern London SE1 9TG


The Politics of (Un)Belonging

Part of the WhoAreWe? Project with TATE Exchange

Join us for an afternoon of collective imagining at the TATE Modern

Friday 25th May 2018,


Abolishonist Futures : Building Social Justice Not Criminal Justice

15 June 2018 17:00 - 18 June 2018 17:00

Birbeck, University of London, Malet Street, WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom

International Conference on Penal Abolition 2018 

Call for contributions

Due date for contribution proposals: Thursday 15 February 2018

Recovering the 19th Century: Penal Landscape

6 July 2018 10:00 - 16:30

National Justice Museum, High Pavement, Nottingham NG1 1HN, Nottingham
Smith Cooper Grand Jury Room


Centre for the History of Crime, Policing and Justice

How many prisons were there in the 19th century? Where were they located? How did they relate to each other?