Scholarships for PhD students to attend & present at #CrimJustAsia17 conference – Apply Now!!

The Crime and Justice Research Centre (CJRC), Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, is home to distinguished international researchers and is a leader in high-impact interdisciplinary criminological research. It publishes the successful Web of Science and Scimago recognised International Journal of Crime, Justice and Social Democracy; hosts the most well attended biennial criminology conference in the global south and promotes a flourishing research culture. The CJRC is trailblazing new theoretical and epistemological horizons through its work in ‘Southern Criminology’ and to further this endeavour it will co-host the 2017 Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference with the Asian Criminological Society’s Annual Conference.

The Crime and Justice Research Centre, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, therefore, invites applications for Postgraduate Scholarships in Southern Criminology.

The main purpose of the scholarships are to support the travel and attendance of domestic and international postgraduate students to the Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South: International Conference, July 2017.

Successful applicants will receive a scholarship of up to AU$1,000 to be used towards flights and accommodation to attend the postgraduate day and main conference in Cairns. Additionally, conference registrations fees will be waived for scholarship recipients.

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be current PhD students, at least 12 months into their candidature.

Scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis that their abstracts demonstrate an engagement with the themes of the conference (i.e. southern criminology and crime and justice in the global south).

How to apply:

  • Submit an abstract of no more than 250 words for a paper you intend to present at the conference;
  • Include your full name, institution, email address and stage of candidature;
  • Send abstracts to am.gurd@qut.edu.au by 31 March 2017.

For any queries about the postgraduate event at the conference, including expectations and requirements for student abstract submissions, please contact the postgrad-day convenor, Dr Bridget Harris:  bridget.harris@qut.edu.au

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