Conferences and events

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Next conference: Crime and Justice in the Global South

Join us in Cairns on 10-13 July 2017 for our international conference, Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South: an International Conference.  Co-hosted with the Asian Criminological Society, this conference promotes a global criminology for the contemporary world.

Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference

Our 2015 Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference attracted distinguished international speakers from the UK, US, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.

Seminar series

Our research seminar series features prominent national and international academics presenting on current issues in crime and justice research.

Check our News and Events page for more details and how to register.

2016 Semester 2 highlights

Monsters, Rebels, and Queers: Justice and the Outsider Symposium
15 August
Professor Alex Sharpe (Keele University), Dr Karin Sellberg (University of Queensland), Dr Kiley Gaffney (QUT)
The Women in Blue Helmets: Gender, Policing, and the UN's First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit
22 September 2016
Dr Lesley Pruitt (RMIT)
Crime, Justice and Global South Seminar
6 October
Professor Raewyn Connell (University of Sydney), Dr Jarrett Blaustein (Monash University)

2016 Semester 1 highlights

Tainted love: A symposium exploring the reality of romance fraud
This symposium explored issues surrounding the prevention and support of romance fraud victims.
Narrative constructions of women as victims in news and social media
A discussion of case studies from trafficking in Cambodia and sexual violence in Victoria (Australia) - presented by Dr Larissa Sandy & Dr Anastasia Powell (RMIT)
Gender responsive justice - a critical appraisal
Presented by Dr Karen Evans (University of Liverpool).