Upcoming Symposium – “Race and Incarceration: Perspectives from Australia and the United States”

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The Life Course Centre at the University of Queensland is hosting an upcoming symposium titled “Race and Incarceration: Perspectives from Australia and the United States” 

  • Date: Tuesday, 14 March 2017
  • Time: 10.15am – 12.00 noon (followed by a light lunch)
  • Venue: Room 201, Level 2, Cycad Building (1018) Location University of Queensland Long Pocket Precinct, 80 Meiers Road, Indooroopilly
    (From UQ St Lucia take the 10.00am shuttle bus at Chancellors Place)
  • RSVP: lcc@uq.edu.au

Australia and the United States, countries with significantly diverse racial histories, find themselves afflicted with similarly high levels of racial disparity within their justice systems.

In an effort to share knowledge and insights across the two countries, the Life Course Centre has brought together a panel of local and international experts to examine the racial disparity affecting the justice systems and discuss a way forward.

The presenters will discuss findings around transitions from prison to community, criminal justice reform, and domestic violence in Australian Indigenous communities. There will also be a screening of the short film Voices from Boston and the Territory, including a Q&A with team members involved in making the film.

For more information and to visit the LCC website, click here.

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