Position available: Professor, School of Justice, Faculty of Law

A research intensive Professor is sought to join the School of Justice, Faculty of Law as part of its dynamic leadership team.

Further information about the position can be found here: https://www.academia.edu/Jobs/10783/Queensland-University-of-Technology/Faculty-of-Law/Professor-School-of-Justice-Faculty-of-Law#apply

To apply please visit: www.qut.edu.au/jobs

Applications will close on 31 July 2019.

 

 

 

Media: Women’s Only Police Stations

QUT Media have issued a press release following a Channel 7 News report on Friday 3 May 2019 about QUT School of Justice Head of School Professor Kerry Carrington’s research into women’s only police stations in Argentina and their applicability to Australia.

Kerry has recently returned from the UN 63rd Commission on the Status of Women NGO Sessions in New York where she addressed the meeting of 80-100 NGO delegates from around the world on her extensive research on women’s police stations in Argentina and others’ research from Brazil and other South American countries.

Professor Carrington called on other UN members to recognise the women’s police stations’ success in preventing gender violence, and promote the establishment of stand-alone women’s police stations to eliminate violence against women.

See the media release here:  https://www.qut.edu.au/news?id=143668

And watch the 7News report here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=357336771580330

 

New Publication: Criminologies of the Global South

‘Criminologies of the Global South’ authored by six scholars from across four continents and six countries, namely:

Kerry Carrington, Bill Dixon, David Fonseca, David Rodríguez Goyes. Jianhong Liu and Diego Zysman, has been published in Critical Criminology (2019) DOI 10.1007/s10612-019-09450-y

Abstract:
This article attempts an ambitious undertaking by scholars collaborating from far flung parts of the globe to redefine the geographic and conceptual limits of critical criminology. We attempt to scope, albeit briefly, the various contributions to criminology (not all of it critical) from Argentina, Asia, Brazil, Colombia, and South Africa. Our aim is not to criticize the significant contributions to critical criminology by scholars from the Global North, but to southernize critical criminology—to extend its gaze and horizons beyond the North Atlantic world. The decolonization, democratization and globalization of knowledge is a profoundly important project in an unequal and divided world where knowledge systems have been dominated by Anglophone countries of the Global North (Ball 2019; Connell 2007). Southernizing fields of knowledge represents an important step in the journey toward cognitive justice as imagined by de Sousa Santos (2014). While we can make only a very small contribution from a selected number of countries from the Global South, it is our hope that others may be inspired to join the journey, fill in the gaps, and bridge global divides.

The article is available as ‘Online First’:
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10612-019-09450-y
through Springer Link. If you have difficulty accessing please email Kerry.carrington@qut.edu.au 

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.

Report of Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (PJCLE) Inquiry into the Impact of New and Emerging Information and Communication Technology

Dr Monique Mann

Crime Justice and Social Democracy Research Centre member Dr Monique Mann, along with colleagues from Deakin University (Dr Ian Warren and Dr Adam Molnar) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Dr Angela Daly) have been extensively cited in the final report of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement (PJCLE) Inquiry into the Impact of New and Emerging Information and Communication Technology.

Their joint programme of research in surveillance and cybercrime (including transnational online policing, darkweb policing, Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties, big data policing, encryption policy, biometrics, and 3D printed firearms) was cited twenty-nine times in the report.

Their research is highly critical of the human rights implications of new technologies in policing, and it clearly shaped the report, directly influencing the recommendations handed down by the PCJLE, which can be found here: https://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/publications/tabledpapers/02593c55-f6db-4432-85c7-e0ba89b0e21b/upload_pdf/PJCLE_Impact%20of%20emerging%20info%20and%20comms%20tech_April%202019.pdf;fileType=application%2Fpdf#search=%22publications/tabledpapers

Drs Mann and Molnar appeared before the committee to give oral evidence in March 2018, and their opening statement to the Parliamentary Joint Committee can be found here: https://privacy.org.au/2018/03/30/statement-to-the-parliamentary-joint-committee-on-law-enforcement/

Their original full submission provided to the Inquiry, representing all digital rights civil society organisations in Australia, can be found here: https://eprints.qut.edu.au/116090/

Monika Zalnieriute – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference

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

Monika is a Research Fellow at the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation at the UNSW Faculty of Law in Sydney, Australia. Her research most often explores the interplay between law, politics and technology; and focuses on social justice in the digital age. Monika is also interested in advancing feminist movement and theory, and believes that research only matters if it has a strong impact well beyond academia. Her work has been published in Modern Law Review (2018, 2019), Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology (2019) and Queering International Law (2017). Monika has consulted the World Health Organization, Council of Europe, and international NGOs, such as Privacy International and Article 19.

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

 

Speakers: Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference

We have a great line-up of Keynote, International Visitors and Emerging Australian Scholars at our Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference from 15-17 July 2019 at the Gold Coast, Australia.

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.

Keynote:

Meda Chesney-Lind, President, American Society of Criminology, University of Hawaii

Emerging Australian Scholars:

Max Travers, UTAS, Southern Criminology stream
Jarrett Blaustein, Monash, Southern Criminology stream
Lennon Chang, Monash, Southern Criminology stream
Kate Gleeson, Macquarie Law School, Gender, Sexuality and Violence stream
Nicola Henry, RMIT, Gender, Sexuality and Violence stream
Max Halupka, University of Canberra, Governance, Activism and Social Change stream
Zahra Stardust, Scarlet Alliance, Governance, Activism and Social Change stream
Emma Russell, Latrobe, Policing stream
Monika Zalnieriute, UNSW, Technology and Justice stream

International Visitors:

Diego Zysman, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Richard Sparks, University of Edinburgh
Ross Coomber, University of Liverpool
John Pratt, Victoria University of Wellington
Miyazawa Setsuo, President, Asian Criminological Society, Senior Visiting Professor of
Law at UC Hastings College of the Law and Professor Emeritus at Kobe University.
Tom Holt, Michigan State University

To find out more, to register or to submit an abstract see here.

 

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.