Race, Mental Health and State Violence

Event Date: 9 – 10 April 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck, University of London Torrington Sq London WC1E 7JL Birkbeck School of Law presents: Race, Mental Health and State Violence A Two-Day Symposium There are many ways to understand how the state regulates and controls those within its domain along and between the lines of race and mental …

State Violence under the Microscope

Event Date: 19 June 2014 Room B34 Birbeck, University London Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX Birkbeck School of Law presents: State Violence under the Microscope Panel: Dr Eddie Bruce-Jones, Dr Nadine El-Enany, Dr Chris Cocking, Harmit Athwal This panel interrogates the way in which the state evades accountability for its violence through its selective exclusion and validation of scientific …

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 …