Irish Postgraduate Criminology Conference 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS Irish Postgraduate Criminology Conference (IPGCC) 2016


Thursday 24th March 2016


Ulster University, York St. Campus (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

Building on the success of the inaugural Irish Postgraduate Criminology Conference in Dublin in March 2015, the second annual conference will take place in Belfast on 24th March 2016. Hosted by the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and the School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy at Ulster University, the conference will provide students conducting masters and doctoral research with an opportunity to share their research findings and experiences. The theme of the conference is open and we welcome proposals for papers covering all areas of criminological research relating to the island of Ireland from researchers at any stage of their projects.

Papers may include those covering:

  • Corporate and State crime
  • Criminological theory
  • Crime and society
  • Gender and justice
  • Methodological approaches
  • Policing
  • Prisons and punishment
  • Social control
  • Victims of crime

Papers will be allocated to thematic sessions taking place throughout the conference. We also welcome proposals for poster presentations.

If you would like your paper to be considered for presentation at the Conference, please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words, along with approximately five key words to indicate the main research area. Please also include a short biography of no more than 100 words.

To submit a poster presentation, send a short abstract of 150 words, together with a 100 word biography.

Participation and attendance at the conference is free of charge. We regret that we are unable to offer travel bursaries or other assistance with costs.

All abstract submissions should be sent to: ipgcc16@gmail.com

The deadline for submitting abstracts for papers is: Friday 22nd January

The deadline for submitting abstracts for poster is: Friday 22nd January

Successful applicants will be notified by: Friday 5th February

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Twitter: @IPGCC2016

For any more information on the event feel free to email Ciaran, Conor and Dawid @ipgcc16@gmail.com

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