Beyond Punishment Seminar Series: The Role of Victims in the Criminal Justice System: Participants or Observers?

Beyond Punishment Seminar Series: The Role of Victims in the Criminal Justice System: Participants or Observers? Due to the extended lockdown in Sydney , this event will now be held online only.  Traditionally, criminal processes have been seen as matters involving exclusively the state and the accused person. However, there is an emerging movement towards …

Book Launch of The Vanishing Criminal

Book Launch of The Vanishing Criminal, by Don Weatherburn and Sara Rahman The book will be launched by investigative journalist Kate McClymont AM of The Sydney Morning Herald. The launch will be followed by a discussion panel and Q and A, facilitated by Associate Professor Garner Clancey of the Sydney Institute of Criminology. About The Vanishing Criminal: Causes of …

Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity

CANCELLED – Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity Speaker: The Honourable Stephen Pendrill Charles AO   *Please note that this event has been cancelled, due to the University’s action to help contain the spread of COVID-19, and to protect the health of our staff and students, and the broader community. All events on-campus have …

Building Safer Communities – Current and Future Trends

Building Safer Communities – Current and Future Trends   This free seminar will focus on current and future trends impacting efforts to build safe communities and brings together an exciting array of experienced speakers. Organised and hosted by the Sydney Institute of Criminology and the Australian Safe Communities Foundation, this seminar will draw together practitioners, policymakers and academics …

Queer Law in Emotional Times

Queer Law in Emotional Times The Sydney Institute of Criminology will host a conversation between Dr Senthorun Raj (Keele University) and readers of his new book, Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity (Routledge, 2020). Drawing on emotions, queer theory, and case law, Feeling Queer Jurisprudence explores how LGBT rights have been made possible, and also …

Sentencing Law Reform in Germany: Public Opinion, Principle and the Lessons to be Drawn from Other Jurisdictions

Sentencing Law Reform in Germany: Public Opinion, Principle and the Lessons to be Drawn from Other Jurisdictions Speaker: Professor Elisa Hoven, University of Leipzig   In her presentation, Professor Hoven will address sentencing law and practice in Germany. She will outline the shortcomings of the current law and their effects on the practice of the …

Book Launch: The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime

Book Launch: The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime Editors: Professor Duncan Chappell, Sydney Law School & Dr Saskia Hufnagel, Queen Mary University London   You are invited to the launch of The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime, with editors Professor Duncan Chappell (Sydney Law School) and Saskia Hufnagel (Queen Mary University London). This fascinating Handbook …