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May 8

Forensic Cognition Research Group Seminar Series

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 15:30 to 17:30

1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, London NW1 8NP

The Forensic Cognition Research Group based in the School of Psychology and Counselling will hold its next seminar

Speakers are Virginia Harrison (Senior Lecturer in Psychology) and Reuben Moreton (PhD student)

Nov 2

Serious Organised Crime and a View from Inside the NCA

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 09:15 to 16:00

Michael Young Building, Rooms 1-3, The Open University, Milton Keynes. MK7 6AA

This exciting one day conference will explore the way serious organised crime is being tackled at various different levels from the local to the global.  Papers and presentations will cover a variety of diverse and interesting types of crime and policing responses.

Jul 6

Recovering the 19th Century: Penal Landscape

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:30

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

This one-day conference marks the launch of this new resource by exploring how the data can be used and developed, by academic and non-academic historians alike, to transform our understanding of 19th century imprisonment.

Jul 5

Crime, Harm and the State

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:00

Christodoulou Meeting Room 11, Open University, MK7 6AA

We are writing to invite you to let you know about a one-day workshop on Crime, Harm and the State. This will take place at the Open University, Milton Keynes, on Thursday 5th July.

Jun 15

International Conference on Penal Abolition 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 17:00 to Monday, June 18, 2018 - 17:00

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

Over four days there will be opportunities to organise and participate in activities and workshops that seek to build and strengthen local and international movements for social justice and penal abolition.  The conference is hosted by: The Harm & Evidence Research Collaborative, The Open University; the Department of Criminology, Birkbeck University of London; and the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

May 25

HOSTILE ENVIRONMENTS:The Politics of (Un)Belonging

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 12:00 to 18:00

Southwark Room, 5th Floor Blavatnik Building, TATE Modern London SE1 9TG

Part of the WhoAreWe? Project with TATE Exchange

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

May 11

Housing Justice

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:00 to Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:30

Friends Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT

This two-day event brings together housing campaigners, activists and researchers from across the UK to share and exchange experiences about how we can tackle the multiple challenges in housing and demand housing justice. This includes people from: housing campaigns, community land trusts, tenant unions, construction, trade unions, activists and artists.

Nov 28

Migrant Artists Mutual Aid: Double Book Launch and Resistance Party!

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 18:00 to 21:00

FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) The Box room, 88 Wood Street, Liverpool, L1 4DQ

Please join MaMa and Victoria Canning for the launch of our latest books. We will have an evening of discussion, song, celebrations and - of course - books!

Sep 29

Sanctuary in Sweden: Discussing Support for Refugees in Malmö

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:00 to 17:00

Sofielund Folkets Hus, Rolfsgatan 16, 214 34 Malmö, Sweden

A half-day conference that will include presentations and roundtable discussions with organisations working across the refugee sector in Malmö. Themes include: implications for funding; supporting women, children and LGBTQ+ people; supporting survivors of sexual violence and torture; organisation capacity building; and responding to legislative change.

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