Featured abstract from 2017 Crime & Justice in Asia & Global South Conference

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Next year, the Crime and Justice Research Centre will co-host the Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South International Conference with the Asian Criminological Society. The conference will be held in Cairns from 10-13 July 2017 and will feature international speakers:

  • Professor Rosemary Barberet;
  • Professor Jiahong Liu;
  • Professor John Braithwaite; and
  • Professor Raewyn Connell.

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Recently Published – “Liquid Criminology: Doing Imaginative Criminological Research”

Liquid Criminology: Doing imaginative criminological research (Hardback) book cover

CJRC Adjunct Professor Sandra Walklate from the University of Liverpool, UK, has recently co-edited a book titled “Liquid Criminology: Doing Imaginative Criminological Research”. The book also features chapters by CJRC researchers Professor Kerry Carrington and Dr Claire Ferguson, PhD candidate Ashleigh Larkin, and Adjunct Professor Walter DeKeseredy.  Read more

Professor Sandra Walklate: new Adjunct Professor joins the Crime and Justice Research Centre


Professor Sandra Walklate is a leading scholar in Criminology, Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Criminology, and recipient of the British Society of Criminology 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. Sandra Walklate is Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology and currently head of department of sociology, social policy and criminology at the University of Liverpool having held posts previously at Manchester Metropolitan University, Keele University, Salford University and Liverpool John Moores University. She is internationally recognised for her work in victimology particularly around criminal victimisation and the fear of crime. Her recent publications include Gender and Crime (2012) (4 volumes) (ed) Routledge Major Works Series, Handbook on Sexual Violence (2011) (co-edited with Jennifer Brown) Routledge-Willan, and her first book dealing with victimology has recently been reissued as part of the Routledge Revival Series, Victimology: The Victim and the Criminal Justice Process (1989-2012). Other recent publications include: The Cultural Contradictions of Terrorism (2014, Routledge with Gabe Mythen) and Victims, Trauma, Testimony (2014, Routledge with Ross McGarry).