Upcoming Seminar – “Prisons and State Building: Exporting ‘the Fiasco of the Prison’ to the Global South”

Next week, the Crime and Justice Research Centre will host a research seminar on “Prisons and State Building: Exporting ‘the Fiasco of the Prison’ to the Global South” with guest speaker Dr Deborah Drake from The Open University (UK)Read more

A knowledge network for the global south

The Queensland University of Technology’s Faculty of Law is hosting academics from Australia and Argentina to build knowledge networks between the two nations.

Despite sharing significant commonalities and facing a number of similar challenges, the links between Australia and Argentina, particularly where the exchange of knowledge is concerned, have been underdeveloped. Read more

CJRC Team Addresses Real World Issues in Justice in the Global South

As part of Crime and Justice Research Centre’s (CJRC) strategic goal of engagement with  the global south, a team from the Centre visited the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea last week, to engage members of the government in training workshops. Over a five day period, CJRC staff engaged over thirty government ministers and their staff in a series of policy development modules, with a core focus on justice issues which are impacting the islands of Bougainville. Read more

Call for Abstracts – “Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South: An International Conference”

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The call for abstracts is now open for the 2017 international conference co-hosted by the Crime and Justice Research Centre (QUT) and the Asian Criminological Society. The conference theme is “Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South” and will feature the following keynote speakers:

  • Professor Rosemary Barberet
  • Professor Jianhong Liu
  • Professor John Braithwaite
  • Professor Raewyn Connell

More information about the event including key dates, speakers, and contact information can be accessed via the conference website: crimejusticeconference.com.au