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

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