Public Criminology and the 2015 General Election

Thursday 1 January 1970 1.00am - Thursday 1 January 1970 1.00am

This seminar will provide a timely opportunity for criminologists in the North West to evaluate public criminology and debate the current complexities of crime and crime control, considering what the post-electoral future may hold, both for UK society and for other regions and countries directly affected by UK policies.

Thematic sessions:
1) Public Criminology
2) New Directions in Crime Policy
3) Anxiety, Unrest and Reactions to Crime

Confirmed guest speakers include:
 Professor Richard Sparks, University of Edinburgh
 Dr Emily Gray, University of Sheffield
 Professor Joe Sim, Liverpool John Moore’s University
 Dr Karen Evans, University of Liverpool

If you would like to attend this free one-day event please email Dr Anthony Ellis a.j.ellis@salford.ac.uk. If you would like to give a paper, please submit with your email a title and 200 word abstract.

We also have a small number of bursaries worth £20 each available to cover travel costs for PhD students who wish to present a paper at the seminar. If you are interested, please email a paper title, a 200 word paper abstract, and a 150 – 300 word supporting statement.