10th North South Criminology Conference

The Committee of the 10th North South Irish Criminology Conference welcomes submissions for this year’s conference which will take place in Maynooth University on 23rd and 24th June 2016.

The general theme of the conference is: ‘Beyond the Penal State: Exploring the Boundaries of Punishment’. Reflecting various contemporary challenges to the traditional notion of punishment, this theme welcomes papers which seek to explore conceptions of punishment beyond the criminal justice system and also beyond the nation state. Papers on other themes are also welcome.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

Professor Mary Bosworth, University of Oxford: ‘Punishment in an Era of Mass Mobility’.

Professor Shadd Maruna, Rutger’s University: ‘Lessons for Ireland from Two Tumultuous Years in US Criminal Justice’.

Sub themes include but are not limited to:

  • Criminology in Comparative & Historical perspective
  • Globalisation, Migration and Immigration
  • Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
  • Prisons and Penal Policy
  • Offender Supervision
  • Criminal Justice Processes
  • Victims and the Criminal Justice System
  • White Collar Crime
  • Young People, Crime and Justice
  • Policing, Regulation and Surveillance
  • Restorative Justice
  • Gender and Criminal Justice
  • Social Exclusion
  • Media and Crime
  • The policy value of Criminology
  • Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for academics, post-graduate researchers, community activists, practitioners and policy makers in the fields of criminology, criminal justice and cognate disciplines to come together to exchange ideas and disseminate research. Papers from early career researchers are encouraged and there will be a limited number of student bursaries available for travel to the conference.

While there is no registration fee, as in the past, delegates must register in advance –please e-mail nscc@nuim.ie to confirm your place. The conference is being hosted and administered by Maynooth University Department of Law.

Key dates:
Please submit an abstract (max. 300 words) which should include a title, name and institutional affiliation to nscc@nuim.ie by Friday 25th March 2016. Notification of acceptance will be provided by Friday 29th April 2016.

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