Draft Conference Program now available

A draft copy of the conference program for the upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference is now available on the conference website – link here http://crimejusticeconference.com.au/1046-2/

It’s shaping up to be a fabulous conference with rich and diverse offerings from across the global north and global south.

Abstracts close TODAY – please submit via our conference website www.crimejusticeconference.com.au  or email brigid.xavier@qut.edu.au

Please note that this program is a DRAFT and will be subject to changes.  For any questions or queries regarding the program please contact brigid.xavier@qut.edu.au

We are looking forward to welcoming you from 15-17 July 2019 on the Gold Coast.

Zahra Stardust: Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference 15-17 July 2019

We welcome Zahra Stardust as an invited Emerging Australian Scholar at our upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference to be held on the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.

Zahra is a socio-legal researcher whose work is concerned with intersections between criminal law, sexuality, labour and justice. She has published chapters in New Feminist Literary Studies (Cambridge University Press, 2019), Orienting Feminisms (Palgrave, 2018) and Queer Sex Work (Routledge, 2015), and articles in Porn Studies, the Journal of Sexual Health and the World Journal of AIDS. She has worked as the Policy Advisor at the AIDS council of NSW (leading organisation for LGBTIQ health), the International Spokesperson for Scarlet Alliance (Australian Sex Workers Association), and as a Teaching Fellow in Criminology at the University of NSW. She is on the Board of the Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby, is a member of the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights LGBTI Sub-Committee, and is a Mentor for the Women’s Justice Network supporting women recently released from prison with social reintegration. Her research interests include queer theories, feminisms, peer methodologies and critical legal studies.

For more information about the conference including registration and abstract submission, see here

CJSDRC 5th Biennial International Conference – Abstract submission date EXTENDED

The Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference,
hosted by QUT Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Research Centre,
Is coming up from 15-17 July 2019 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Gold Coast, Australia.

Registrations are filling fast and the abstract submission date has been extended
from 31 March 2019 to 30 April 2019.

A program outline and a snapshot of the great line-up of speakers, which include
International Guests and Emerging Australia Scholars can be found here.

This conference creates a globally connected space to enhance rich and significant
dialogue between scholars and practitioners from both the Global North and
the Global South. Please join us for what is shaping up to be a diverse and engaging
event.

To register for the conference, or to submit your abstract please click here.

Dr Emma Russell – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 2019

We welcome Dr Emma Russell as an invited Emerging Australian Scholar in the Policing stream at our upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference to be held on the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.

Emma is a Lecturer in Crime, Justice and Legal Studies at La Trobe University. Her research explores the dynamics between social movements, policing and punishment. She is particularly interested in queer and feminist history and theory; police image and power; and the nature of carceral space. Emma is the author of Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing (Routledge, 2019) and co-author of Resisting Carceral Violence: Women’s Imprisonment and the Politics of Abolition (Palgrave, 2018).

For further information about the conference, including registration and abstract submission see here

Dr. Max Halupka – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 2019

We welcome Dr. Max Halupka as an Emerging Australian Scholar within the Governance, Activism and Social Change stream of the Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference.

Max is Research Fellow at Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra.  He is an expert on contemporary forms of political participation where he specialises in the relationship between technology and politics. Max has published work on political communication, new forms of political participation, internet activism, and The Church of Scientology. Max teaches public policy for the Institute’s Graduate Certificate and MPA programmes.

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Dr Kate Gleeson – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 15-17 July 2019, Gold Coast

We welcome Dr Kate Gleeson as an Emerging Australian Scholar at our upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference from 15-17 July 2019 on the Gold Coast.  Kate will present as part of the Gender, Sexuality and Violence stream.

Kate is a senior lecturer at Macquarie Law School and a member of the Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics (CAVE). Kate is an executive board member of Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia, and has served as an executive member of Australian Political Studies Association. Kate is interested in in the governance and regulation of bodies, sexuality and reproductive practices and has published widely on the history of the regulation of sexual violence, gay sex, pornography, abortion and sex work. She has particular expertise in justice for crimes of institutional and historical child sexual abuse in Australia and internationally. She is currently writing a book about historical prosecutions of child sexual abuse, and undertaking ongoing research about Irish and Australian histories of institutionalisation.  Kate will be presenting on “Ethics, ambiguity and responsibility for mass crimes of child sexual abuse”.

Further information about the conference including speakers, registration and abstract submission can be found here

Nicola Henry – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 15-17 July 2019

We welcome Nicola Henry as an invited Emerging Australian Scholar in the Gender, Sexuality and Violence stream at our 5th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference to be held at the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.

Nicola is Associate Professor and Vice-Chancellor’s Principal Research Fellow in the Social and Global Studies Centre at RMIT University. Her research investigates the prevalence, nature and impacts of gendered violence, including legal and non-legal responses in Australian and international contexts. Her current research focuses on technology-facilitated violence, including image-based sexual abuse (also known as “revenge porn”).

Further information about the conference can be found here

Lennon Chang – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th biennial International Conference – 2019

We welcome Dr Lennon Chang as an invited Emerging Australian Scholar within the Southern Criminology stream at our 5th Biennial International Conference to be held on the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.

Lennon is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences. He is a co-founder and vice-chairman of the Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society. He is the Project Director of Strengthening Cyber capacity and Raising Cyber Awareness in the Indo-Pacific Region: Australia and Myanmar. He authored ‘Cybercrime in the Greater China Region: Regulatory Responses and Crime Prevention’ (Edward Elgar, 2012). Together with Myanmar National Cyber Security Centre and Kenerllix, he initiated and founded “CyberBayKin”, a cyber awareness campaign in Myanmar (https://www.facebook.com/CyberBayKin/).

Dr Chang is interested in researching crime and governance of cyberspace – cybercrime, cyber terrorism and cyber warfare. He is particularly interested in the regulation and governance of cyberspace in the Asia-Pacific region. His professional interest in Asia continues and he is currently researching internet vigilantism in the indo-pacific region. He was also undertaking research into cybercrime and cyber-deviance in this region.

Dr Chang was awarded his PhD by the Australian National University . He has a Master in Criminology and Bachelor in Law degrees from National Taipei University, Taiwan.

Further information about the conference, including registration and abstracts can be found here

Max Travers – Emerging Australian Scholar – 5th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference

We welcome Max Travers as an Emerging Australian Scholar in the Southern Criminology Stream as part of our 5th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference on the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.  Max is a senior lecturer in the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania. He qualified as a solicitor in the United Kingdom before completing a doctorate in sociology at the University of Manchester. He has published ethnographies about legal practice, including The Reality of Law (1997) and The Sentencing of Children (2012), and is currently working on a project about bail practices and court reform. He has helped to establish the Asian Paradigm in criminology through co-editing Comparative Criminology in Asia (2017).

Further information about the conference, including how to register, can be found here.