Upcoming Symposium: Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence

1 in every 3 women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime and two people die every week from domestic and family violence. The vast majority of workplaces in Australia have both survivors and perpetrators of violence in the workforce and have a critical role to play to enable change.
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New CJRC research on Public views about Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA)

Crime and Justice Research Centre member Dr Kelly Richards has recently published a study with Associate Professor Kieran McCartan (University of the West of England) on public views about Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA). COSA are an innovative measure designed to reintegrate child sex offenders into the community following a period of incarceration, and aim to reduce offenders’ risk of reoffending. COSA emerged in Canada in the 1990s and are well-established in North America and Europe. While the effectiveness of COSA has been researched previously, little has been documented about what the public think about this criminal justice program. Read more

Recently Published – ‘The Capability: Facial Recognition, Privacy and Regulating New Technology’

Dr Monique Mann recently published an adapted article titled ‘The Capability: Facial Recognition, Privacy and Regulating New Technology’ in the Australian Security Magazine to promote her recent UNSW Law Journal publication.

The Australian Security Magazine is the country’s leading government and corporate security magazine. It is published bi-monthly and is distributed free of charge to many of the biggest decision makers in the security industry and leading industry events. It is a highly respected and sought after publication, incorporating investigative journalism, provoking editorial and up-to-date news, trends and events for all security professionals.

You can read the adapted article here: https://issuu.com/apsm/docs/asm_april_may_final/20

Dr Mann has recently published her research on facial recognition technology in the UNSW Law Journal. To access the full article, click here. 

REMINDER – CJRC Research Seminar This Thursday – “Yarn bombs, pussyhats and knitting nannas: The criminology of craftivism”

This Thursday afternoon, the CJRC will host a research seminar titled “Yarn bombs, pussyhats and knitting nannas: The criminology of craftivism” with guest speaker *Dr Alyce McGovern from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).  Read more

Recently published – “Expansion, standardization, and densification of the criminal justice apparatus: Recent developments in Brazil”

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CJRC researcher and lecturer Dr David Santos Fonseca from the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, has recently published an article in the international journal Punishment & Society.

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Upcoming conference: “Race, Whiteness and Indigeneity International Conference”


NIRAKN: Race, Whiteness and Indigeneity International Conference

6-8 June 2017, Gold Coast, Queensland

Overview:
The National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN) is excited and honoured to host twelve of the leading Race and Whiteness scholars at its upcoming conference on the Gold Coast. An unmissable gathering of national and international minds, this forum will feature critical conversations relating to teaching, research and policy. It will be an opportunity to participate in increasingly voluble and global discussion about the denial and significance of race, whiteness and Indigeneity in the 21st century. There is a call for individual papers and round-table proposals that will feature in addition to the four keynote plenary sessions. Read more

FINAL DAY TO SUBMIT ABSTRACTS FOR #CRIMJUSTASIA17 CONFERENCE

In July 2017, the Crime and Justice Research Centre will co-host its biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy conference with the Asian Criminological Society’s Annual Meeting. This combined conference, “Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South”, will create a globally connected space to enhance the dialogue between scholars and practitioners across the global south and with the global north. The purpose of co-hosting the two conferences is to promote a global criminology more befitting of the contemporary world in which we live. Read more

Final week to submit abstracts for #CrimJustAsia17 conference

In July 2017, the Crime and Justice Research Centre will co-host its biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy conference with the Asian Criminological Society’s Annual Meeting. This combined conference, “Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South”, will create a globally connected space to enhance the dialogue between scholars and practitioners across the global south and with the global north. The purpose of co-hosting the two conferences is to promote a global criminology more befitting of the contemporary world in which we live. Read more