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Seminar for Magistrates to be held on 9 & 10 January 2015 at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford.

How can we make sense of the recent legislative and political developments in the practice of Magistrates courts? And how do these impact on decision-making and best practices in the Magistrates courts? Established scholars in the field of criminological research will explore these issues over a two-day ‘Seminar for Magistrates’ to be held on 9 & 10 January 2015 at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford […]

Mounted police units 'boost public trust'

Researchers have measured the value of mounted police units in the UK […]

The Death Penalty Project Internship Programme

The Death Penalty Project (DPP) offers a number of formal internship programmes for students and graduates who are interested in working in the human rights legal sector, and in particular, issues concerning the use of the death penalty within the criminal justice system […]

Inside Immigration Detention

In September 2014 Mary Bosworth published the first national study of life in Britain’s immigration removal centres (IRCs) […]

Dr Mai Sato - Young Criminologist Award

Dr Mai Sato was awarded the Young Criminologist Award 2014 for her book "The Death Penalty in Japan: Will the Public Tolerate Abolition?" The Award ceremony took place on 18 October 2014 at the 41st Japanese Association of Sociological Criminology Conference in Kyoto […]

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Forthcoming Events


January 2015

Criminology Seminar Series
Democratizing Punishment
Speaker: Prof Julian Roberts, Prof Jan de Keijser, University of Leiden & Dr Christopher Bennett, University of Sheffield
All Souls College The Old Library at 15:00
Informal Seminar Series - Knowledge exchange and impact
Conducting research with women
Speaker: Prof Mary Bosworth & Charlotte Pattison Rideout, Bronzefield Prison for Women, Sodexho
Centre for Criminology Meeting Room at 15:00
Criminology Seminar Series
Title to be confirmed
All Souls College The Old Library at 15:00

February 2015

Criminology Seminar Series
Title to be confirmed
Speaker: Prof Thom Brook, Durham University
All Souls College The Old Library at 15:00
Informal Seminar Series - Knowledge exchange and impact
Victim Inclusion in the 21st Century
Speaker: Alan Cusak
Centre for Criminology Meeting Room at 15:00
Criminology Seminar Series
The rise and fall of suspicionless searches
Speaker: Prof Benjamin Bowling, Kings College London, and Estelle Marks, University of Oxford
All Souls College The Old Library at 15:00
Informal Seminar Series - Knowledge exchange and impact
Dealing with Difference: Immigration Detention
Speaker: Prof Mary Bosworth &Paul Morrison, , Mitie
Centre for Criminology Meeting Room at 15:00

March 2015

Informal Seminar Series - Knowledge exchange and impact
Cloaking rehabilitation as retribution
Speaker: Netanel Dagan
Centre for Criminology Meeting Room at 15:00


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