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Crime, Justice and the Human Condition

  • Start date: 13 Sep 2022

  • End date: 14 Sep 2022

  • Location: Keble College, Oxford

Tickets

  • Online viewing ticket (one day) : £50.00

  • Conference dinner : £60.00

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    Crime, Justice and the Human Condition:
    Beyond the cris(es) – reframing and reimagining justice

    13–14 September 2022
    Keble College, University of Oxford

    The last two years have brought the fragility of human existence into sharp relief. This conference and accompanying festival for change is happening as we emerge from a time of intense uncertainty. Governments, civil society and communities face formidable problems and difficult choices that could have enduring repercussions for justice. This conference will provide an opportunity to reimagine how the penal system should work.

    Links to further information

    Call for papers

    Call for posters

    Conference themes

    Abstract guidelines and submission

    Confirmed speakers

    Accepted posters and parallel session papers 

    Draft agenda

    Conference rates and booking

    Please note: the booking form is now closed.

    If you would like to enquire about viewing online, please email helen.churcher@howardleague.org. 

    Download the full list of conference rates

    What’s included?

    In person conference fees

    Please note: registration is now closed.

    If you have any queries, please email helen.churcher@howardleague.org. 

    Conference fees include all day access to the conference sessions on your chosen day(s), conference papers, a hot and cold two-course lunch served in the magnificent Victorian Gothic Dining Hall, and morning and afternoon refreshments. The conference gala dinner on the first day is optional and can be selected at the time of booking.

    Book now to take advantage of our ‘early bird rate’.

    Online conference fees

    Conference fees for online attendance include the following offering:

    • Viewing only: Live stream of all keynote sessions; live stream of one pre-determined participatory plenary*; live stream of two pre-determined parallel sessions per day*; a film by Clean Break Theatre Company; online networking opportunities; and access to online exhibition.
    • Presenting and viewing: Presenting your paper in an online parallel session embedded in conference agenda; live stream of all keynote sessions; live stream of one pre-determined participatory plenary*; live stream of two pre-determined parallel sessions per day*; a film by Clean Break Theatre Company; online networking opportunities; and access to online exhibition. Please only select this option if your abstract has been accepted for online presentation as places are limited. Contact the organising team to enquire about availability.

    *Please note, these sessions will be pre-determined due to streaming capacity.

    Bursaries

    Please note- applications for bursaries have now closed

    We are offering a limited number of bursaries to attend the conference. Each bursary will cover full conference attendance of two days (including the conference dinner) and one night accommodation at the college.

    Successful applicants must be presenting a paper or a poster at the conference. If presenting a paper, this must be submitted again based on your research to The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice in the year following the conference. Priority for bursaries applications will be given to: people from minoritised communities; people with lived experience of the criminal justice system; and papers exploring the issue of crime and gambling related harms

    Accommodation

    Accommodation is not included in the conference fees and can be booked directly with the college online at: https://www.keble.ox.ac.uk/conferences/accommodation/. Please book early as places are limited. Alternatively, delegates can arrange their own accommodation outside the college.

    Previous conferences

    We have published three special conference ECAN (Early Career Academics Network) bulletins following the 2018 conference:
    –  Redesigning Justice conference special No.1 July 2018
    –  Redesigning Justice conference special No.2 October 2018
    –  Redesigning Justice conference special No.3 December 2018

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