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Conferences and seminars http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&id=122&Itemid=69 Sun, 30 Apr 2017 07:00:28 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Economy & Society Summer School, Blackwater Castle http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=953:economy-and-society-summner-school&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=953:economy-and-society-summner-school&catid=122&Itemid=69

Economy and Society Summer School

Blackwater Castle, Co. Cork, Ireland. 11-15th of May 2015. Organised by UCC and Waterford IT.

We are very pleased to announce that the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins will open the summer school on Monday the 11th of May. Programme to be found here. No exaggeration to say: several outstanding speakers and contributors, including the President himself.

Application deadline extended to the 13th of April: Please contact: info.easss@gmail.com for more information or to apply

c.sumner@ucc.ie (Colin Sumner) Events Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:44:09 +0000
Understanding Terrorism and Political Violence http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=951:understanding-terrirism-conference&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=951:understanding-terrirism-conference&catid=122&Itemid=69




UCC March 30th 2015      Registration still open                    


Aula Maxima 8.45am       One-day symposium      Keynote speech: Prof John Horgan


Booking for Understanding Terrorism conference





c.sumner@ucc.ie (Orla Lynch) Events Sat, 14 Mar 2015 15:48:22 +0000
Theory & Philosophy Summer School 2013 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=898:ucc-summer-school&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=898:ucc-summer-school&catid=122&Itemid=69


Theory and Philosophy Summer School

2013 University College Cork, Ireland

at Blackrock Castle


"Transgression and Normativity"



The Theory and Philosophy Summer School is an intensive course in theories, concepts and methods of inquiry designed for the needs of postgraduate students & researchers, especially doctoral candidates, in the Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences, in Sociology, Philosophy, History, Anthropology, Politics, Languages, Arts, Literature and Classics, from universities throughout Ireland, Europe and around the world who are developing theoretical and interpretive paradigms for their research. TAPSS offers a student-centered and collaborative setting in which students participate in sessions led by academics from UCC and guest professors. Conventional didactic presentations are bolstered by small group work, student-led seminars and discussions, peer-group presentation and feedback sessions.

To optimize students' learning experience at the Theory and Philosophy Summer School the number of participants will be limited to 30.

Places available. Worth 5 ECTS credits.

More information here

c.sumner@ucc.ie (University College Cork) Events Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:42:51 +0000
Book Launch, King's College, London http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=801:book-launch-kings-college-london&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=801:book-launch-kings-college-london&catid=122&Itemid=69

Get an invitation from  francesca.hands@kcl.ac.uk to:

The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), King’s College London (KCL), and Sage Publications are staging the following book launch: 

Dr Christopher Williams: 

Researching Power, Elites and Leadership 


“This exciting new text consolidates the hows and whys of researching powerful people” - Sage 

Thursday 14 June 2012, 6.00pm - 8.00pm 

Moot Court Room, Somerset House East Wing (Dickson Poon School of Law), Strand Campus, King’s College London, WC2R 2LS 


The launch will be introduced by chair Penny Green, Professor of Law and Criminology at King’s College London. The author, Christopher Williams, Lecturer at the Centre of International Education and Research at the University of Birmingham, will then offer his comments after which there will be an opportunity for questions and answers. Light refreshments will follow. 

Copies of the book will be available for purchase on the night. We will also have copies of the State Crime Journal and “State Crime: Governments, Violence and Corruption” by Tony Ward and Penny Green available for purchase. 

Please be advised that these items are purchasable by cash only

c.sumner@ucc.ie (Colin Sumner) Events Fri, 25 May 2012 17:12:50 +0000
14th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=661:14th-world-victimology-conference&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=661:14th-world-victimology-conference&catid=122&Itemid=69

Please note that it’s still possible to register and submit abstracts. 

The Scientific Committee of the 14th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology encourages the submission of proposals by researchers, academics, practitioners and policy makers.

The Hague, 20-24 May 2012




c.sumner@ucc.ie (Colin Sumner) Events Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:03:42 +0000
7th IRISH CRIMINOLOGY CONFERENCE 2011, IT SLIGO http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=336:7th-irish-criminology-conference-2011-it-sligo&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=336:7th-irish-criminology-conference-2011-it-sligo&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://www.irishcriminology7.webs.com/]]> c.sumner@ucc.ie (Colin Sumner) Events Fri, 03 Jun 2011 20:12:47 +0000 York Deviancy Conference 2011 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=180:york-deviancy-conference-2011&catid=122&Itemid=69 http://crimetalk.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=180:york-deviancy-conference-2011&catid=122&Itemid=69

The York Deviancy Conference


Critical perspectives on crime, deviance, disorder and social harm

Key Speakers:

Steve Hall, Jock Young, Rob White, Loic Wacquant, Angela McRobbie, Keith Hayward, Pat Carlen, Sandra Walklate, Jeff Ferrell, Stan Cohen, David Downes, Paul Walton, Laurie Taylor.

From 29th June 2011 until 1st July 2011 the University of York will host a new National Deviancy Conference entitled ‘Critical Perspectives on Crime, Deviance, Disorder and Social Harm’.

The conference is intended to provide critical criminologists working across diverse disciplinary affiliations with the opportunity to come together and exchange ideas about crime, deviance and the future of studies that seek to engage with some of the greatest challenges. ]]> c.sumner@ucc.ie (Colin Sumner) Events Wed, 17 Nov 2010 22:20:11 +0000