Nick Hardwick – The ‘good prison’ redefined

Event Date: 29 February 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The School of Law at Royal Holloway University of London presents:  Inaugural Lecture and Launch of the School of Law Professor Nick Hardwick CBE (Outgoing Chief Inspector of Prisons) – The ‘good prison’ redefined  At the end of 2015, the UN General Assembly is …

The Carceral Archipelago: transnational circulations in global perspective, 1415-1960

       Event Dates: 13 – 16 September 2015 College Court Conference Centre Knighton Road, Leicester LE2 3UF The Carceral Archipelago: Transnational Circulations in Global Perspective, 1415-1960 ‘The Carceral Archipelago’ has been funded by the European Research Council (2013-18), under the direction of principal investigator Professor Clare Anderson. The project analyses the relationships and circulations between and across convict transportation, …

Law on Trial 2012: Crime, Order and Justice

Event Date: 18-22  June 2012  Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Law on Trial 2012: 18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into sharp focus by events such …

Empowerment as Resistance: Critical Praxis in an Age of Incarceration

Event Date: 22 June 2012 Room B34 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX Law on Trial 2012: 18 June – 22 June 2012 CRIME, ORDER AND JUSTICE Are effective justice and the fairness of the criminal process always in tension? This year’s Law on Trial will address this question, which has been brought into …