Seminar 5b: Engaging with the Visual in Policy, Practice and Activism – 25th November 2014

Seminar Series:

Visual Criminology:

Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Image
with support from the ESRC (grant reference: ES/J022381/1)

When and Where?

Tuesday Novermber 25th 2014 at Keele University, Claus Moser Building, Room CM 0.12 (car parking available by prior arrangement)

Admission:

Free.  But please inform Dr Tony Kearon (a.t.kearon@keele.ac.uk) if you are planning to attend this seminar as space will be limited.

How to find Keele University?

Please check this link for travel directions by car and train:

www.keele.ac.uk/aboutus/howtofindus

 

11.00 – 11.15 a.m.

Tony Kearon (Keele University, UK),

Welcome

 

11.15 – 11.45 p.m.

Dr. Mark Bailey (Director of Business Improvement, Central Services and Partnerships, Newcastle Borough Council)

Crime Prevention and Partnership Working: the use of the visual – the promise and the pitfalls’ 

 11.45 –12.15.

Ross Podyma (Organiser – Sporting Communities CIC)

‘Connectivity’

12.15-12.30

Coffee Break

12.30 – 13.00

Dr. Andy Zieleniec (Keele University)

‘The Paradoxes and Possibilities of Graffiti/Street Art’  

13.00 – 13.30

Nicola Edwards (Keele University)

‘Graffiti as Community Action – Lessons from Chile’

13.30 – 15.00 p.m.

Lunch and Discussion of broader themes from the session.

15.00 – End.

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Seminar 5: Images of Crime Control and Criminal Justice – Friday October 24th, 2014

Visual Criminology:

Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Image
with support from the ESRC

grant reference: ES/J022381/1

 

When and Where?

Friday October 24th, 2014 at Keele University, Claus Moser Building, Room CM 0.12 (car parking available if you contact the organisers in advance)

 

 

Admission:

Free.

But please inform Ronnie Lippens (r.lippens@keele.ac.uk) if you are planning to attend this seminar as space will be limited.

 

 

How to find Keele University?

Please check this link for travel directions by car and train:

www.keele.ac.uk/aboutus/howtofindus

 

 

The Seminar:

11.30 – 11.45 a.m.

Ronnie Lippens (Keele University, UK),

Welcome

 

11.45 – 12.30 p.m.

Rex Bloomstein (University of Leicester, UK), film maker

Crime and the camera

 

12.30 –13.30 p.m.

Stephen Pfohl (Boston College, USA)

Fascinated receptivity and the visual unconscious of crime.

Mark Hamm (Indiana State University, USA)

Visual images and criminal cues

13.30 –14.30 p.m.

Lunch break

14.30 – 15.30 p.m

Tony Kearon (Keele University, UK)

The chavs are looting Argos, all’s well with the world. The role of the visual in the restoration of social order.

Roy Coleman (University of Liverpool, UK)

Images of urban order. The State and synoptic power.

15.30 – 16.30 p.m.

Luigi Gariglio (Oxford University, UK)

Just images? Visual methods in prison ethnography.

Yvonne Jewkes (University of Leicester, UK)

Fear-suffused environments. The visual aesthetics and anaesthetics of prison architecture and design.

16.30 – 16.45 p.m.

Short Break

16.45 – 17.45 p.m.

Thomas Giddens (Saint Mary’s University College, UK)

Crime, philosophy and the streets of Gotham. Idealised and phenomenal (graphic) justice in Batman comics.

Majid Yar (University of Hull, UK)

Imaginaries of crime, fantasies of justice. Popular criminology and the figure of the superhero.

17.45 – 18.45 p.m.

Lisa Wade (University of Essex, UK)

Just des(s)erts? Crime and Punishment in the Italian Last Judgement

Nathan Moore (Birkbeck College, UK)

The image of nothing. On the actuarial value of what we don’t know.

18.45: End

 

Seminar 4 – Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Image – Friday 4th July

Visual Criminology: Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Image

with support from the ESRC – grant reference: ES/J022381/1

Seminar 4:

Uses of the Image in Crime Control and Criminal Justice

When and Where?

Friday 4th July: 1.00 – 6.00 p.m., Function Room 1, Wivenhoe House, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ (car parking available if you let me know in advance)

Admission: FREE, But please inform Eamonn Carrabine (eamonn@essex.ac.uk) if you are planning to attend this seminar as space will be limited.

How to find Wivenhoe House?

Please check this link for a pdf with travel directions by car and train: http://www.wivenhoehouse.co.uk/getattachment/home/WH-map.pdf?ext=.pdf

Programme:

1.00–1.15 p.m.

Eamonn Carrabine, Professor of Sociology, University of Essex

Welcome and Introduction – Visual Criminology: Uses of the Image in Crime Control and Criminal Justice

1.15 – 2.00 p.m.

Michelle Brown, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Tennessee

Social Death, Mass Incarceration, and the Counter-Visual

2.00 – 2.45 p.m.

Phil Carney, Lecturer in Criminology, University of Kent

The Punitive Gaze: How Does the Photograph Punish?

2.45 – 3.30 p.m.

Edmund Clark, Photographer

Still Life: Killing Time

3.30 – 3.45 p.m.

Coffee/tea break

3.45 – 4.30 p.m.

Chris Greer and Eugene McLaughlin, Professors of Sociology, City University

Visualising Scandal: The Transformation of Sir Jimmy Savile from National Treasure to Prolific Sexual Predator

4.30 – 5.15 p.m.

Michael Fiddler, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Greenwich

A Criminological Uncanny: Using Freud to Illuminate the Dark Spaces of Crime and Punishment

5.15 – 6.00 p.m.

Jacqueline Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Federation University, Australia

Diaries on the Wall: Prison Graffiti as Narratives of Identity, Power and Transgression

6.00 p.m.

Drinks and dinner in Wivenhoe House

Seminar 3: Visual Criminology: Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Image – Crime and Explanation Monday 17th February 2014

Seminar Series:

Visual Criminology:

Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Image

with support from the ESRC

grant reference: ES/J022381/1

 Seminar 3:

Crime and Explanation

 

When and Where?

Monday 17th February 2014: 1.15 – 6.00 p.m., Seminar Room, Department of Criminology, University of Leicester, 152-4 Upper New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7QA (10-15 minutes walk from station; car parking available if you notify  Yvonne Jewkes yj25@le.ac.uk in advance)

Admission: Free.

But please inform Yvonne Jewkes (yj25@le.ac.uk) if you are planning to attend this seminar as space will be limited. 

How to find the Department of Criminology?

Please check this website for further information:

http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/criminology/about/findus

The Seminar 

Monday 17th February 2014: 1.15 – 6.00 p.m., Seminar Room, Department of Criminology, University of Leicester.

1.15 – 1.30 p.m.

Yvonne Jewkes, Professor of Criminology, University of Leicester

Welcome and Introduction – Visual Criminology: Crime and Explanation

1.30 – 2.15 p.m.

Eamonn Carrabine, Professor of Criminology & Sociology, University of Essex

Seeing Things: Violence, Voyeurism and the Camera

14.15 – 15.00 p.m.

Lieve Gies, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication, University of Leicester

A Picture of Innocence: Social Media Forensics and the Amanda Knox Innocence Campaign

15.00 – 15.15 p.m.

Coffee/tea break

15.15 – 16.00 p.m.

Noel Whitty, Professor of Human Rights Law, University of Nottingham

Representing Human Rights Violations: Spatial Imagery and Detention in a War Zone

16.00 – 16.45 p.m.

Sarah Armstrong, Senior Research Fellow Structures and Processes, University of Glasgow

The Corridor and The Cell: Rethinking Dominant Representations of Prison

16.00 – 16.45 p.m.

Jenny Wicks, Photographer and former Artist-in-Residence, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR)

Working Spaces, Punishing Spaces: The Meaning and Construction of Place through Criminological Research

16.45 – 17.30 p.m.

Alison Young, Professor of Criminology, University of Melbourne

The Aesthetics of Transgression: Pleasure and Value in the Criminal Image

18.00 p.m.

Drinks and dinner on London Road

Visual Criminology Seminar 2 – 11th June 2013 – Revised Programme

 

Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Image
with support from the ESRC

grant reference: ES/J022381/1

Seminar 2:

Crime, Image and Space

 

 

 

When and Where?

Tuesday 11th June 2013: 1.15 – 6.00 p.m., Room A111, College Building, City University London, EC1V 0HB.

Report to Reception at the main entrance of the College Building, beneath the Clock Tower on St John Street, and you will be directed to Room A111.

 

1.15 – 1.30 p.m.

Chris Greer, Reader in Sociology and Criminology, City University London

Welcome and Introduction – Visual Criminology: Crime, Criminal Justice and the Image

1.30 – 2.15 p.m.

Maggie O’Neill, Professor of Criminology, Durham University

Moving Images: Arts Based Biographical Research with Female Asylum Seekers

Contact: maggie.o’neill@durham.ac.uk

14.15 – 15.00 p.m.

Giles Price, Professional Photographer

Amber Alert: the Securitization of Space around the Olympic Village, London 2012

Contact: info@gilesprice.com

15.00 – 15.15 p.m.

Coffee break

15.15 – 16.00 p.m.

Ronnie Lippens, Professor of Criminology, Keele University

‘Compleat Contemplators’ and ‘Pertinacious Schismaticks’: Speculations on the Clash of Two Imaginary Sovereignties at Dale Farm and Meriden (UK)

Contact: r.lippens@keele.ac.uk

16.00 – 16.45 p.m.

Neil Cox, Professor of Art History, University of Essex

State of Exception : Massacre of the Guilty

Contact: ncox@essex.ac.uk

16.45 – 17.30 p.m.

Bill Rolston, Professor of Sociology, University of Ulster

Prison as a Liberated Zone: the Murals of Long Kesh, Northern Ireland

Contact: wj.rolston@ulster.ac.uk

17.30 – 18.00 p.m.

Closing Comments and Discussion

 

Admission:

Free.

But, for practical purposes, do inform Chris Greer (Chris.Greer.1@city.ac.uk) if you are planning to attend this seminar.

 

How to find City University London?

Please check this website for further information:

http://www.city.ac.uk/visit

 

 

PRESENTATION BY NEIL COX – FRIDAY 22nd FEBRUARY – CANCELLED

Due to illness, the presentation by Professor Cox on Friday 22nd February has been cancelled.  Apologies for any inconvenience.   The seminar on Monday 25th will go ahead as normal, and the paper by Prof Cox will be rescheduled for a later date (which will be publicised here).

HOW TO FIND US

If you are not familiar with the Keele campus or how to get to Keele, you can access a map and directions at:

http://www.keele.ac.uk/media/keeleuniversity/group/kudis/campusmapandguide/Keele_campus_guide_colour.pdf

Come to the main reception in Chancellors’ Building (in the top left corner of square 5G on the map. If you are coming by car, pay and display car parks are also indicated on the map.

Seminar One – MINOR CHANGES TO ROOMS

There are one or two last minute changes to the rooms for the first seminar.

Fri 22nd February 14.00-16.00 Neil Cox session is in Chancellors Building CBA2.023.

Monday 25th February sessions – 09.00-17.00 in Chancellors Building CBA2.017.

 

See you there.

Seminar 1 – The Image Accusing: The Image Accused: 22 February and 25 February 2013, Keele University

THE IMAGE ACCUSING: THE IMAGE ACCUSED – A TWO DAY SEMINAR

Friday 22 February 2013: 2 – 3.30 pm, Chancellor’s Building, room CBA 1.070, Keele University

Monday 25 February 2013: 9.15 am – 4 pm, Claus Moser Building, room CM 0.12, Keele University

Admission: Free.(But, for practical purposes, please inform Ronnie LIPPENS (r.lippens@crim.keele.ac.uk) if you intend to attend this seminar).

How to find Keele Universityhttp://www.keele.ac.uk/aboutus/howtofindus/

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, February 22nd 2013

Venue: Keele University, Chancellor’s Building, CBA 1.070

2.00 – 3.30 p.m. Neil COX, Professor of Art History, University of Essex

State of Exception : Massacre of the Guilty”

MONDAY, February 25th 2013

Venue: Keele University, Claus Moser Building CM 0.012

9.15 – 9.45 a.m. Welcome and coffee

9.45 – 10.00 a.m. Ronnie LIPPENS, Professor of Criminology, Keele University

Introduction to the Seminar Series”

10.00 – 11.15 a.m. Daniel HEYMAN, Academic and visual artist, Philadephia

The Image Accusing, The Image Accused”

11.15 – 11.30 a.m. Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00 p.m. The Image, Accusing

11.30 – 12.15. Wayne MORRISON, Professor of Law, Queen Mary, University of London

The Development of the Accusing Image”

12.15 – 13.00 Julian STALLABRASS, Professor of Art History, Courtauld Institute of Art, London

Photographic Accusation and Causality”

13.00 – 14.00 p.m. Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 p.m. The Image, Accused

14.00 – 14.45 Colin SUMNER, Professor of Sociology, University College Cork, Ireland

Images of Deviance”

14.45 – 15.30. Julian PETLEY, Professor of Screen Media, Brunel University

The British Board of Film Classification and the Accusation of Images”

15.30 – 16.00 p.m. Discussion

16.00 p.m. End and coffee

Coming Soon…..

This page is designed to accompany a forthcoming programme of seminars on Visual Criminology, funded by the ESRC.  The programme is jointly organised by criminologists  at Keele, Essex, Leicester and City University London.  This page will go live in October 2012, but in the meantime have a look at the information in the ‘About’ section.