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Black Studies in Criminal Justice Symposium

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Birmingham City University - Curzon Building (C502 & C503)

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The 2019 Black Studies in Criminal Justice Symposium



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Black Studies in Criminal Justice Symposium

Room C502/03, Curzon Building, Birmingham, B4 7BD

30th October 2019, from 11.30am to 4.00pm


Keynote Speaker Announced: Temi Mwale

Birmingham City University would like to invite you to attend the BA (Hons) Black Studies in Criminal Justice Symposium, to be held at Birmingham City University on Wednesday 30th October 2019.

  • Background:

In June 2019, Birmingham City University was pleased to announce the validation of a new BSc (Hons) Policing degree. In doing so, the department of Sociology and Criminology decided to extend its repertoire into another key area of development with national and international interest. Building on the back of Birmingham City University’s ground breaking Black Studies degree programme, the introduction of a new degree focusing on ‘Black Studies in Criminal Justice system’ will be rolled out in 2020/2021 academic year.

  • Symposium Aim:

To engage criminal justice agencies, policy makers, practitioners, and educators, who may see the BA (Hons) Black Studies in Criminal Justice degree playing a significant role in developing workforce capacity centring on:

  • Understanding contemporary issues on black studies in criminal justice
  • Race and desistance strategies
  • Equality and Diversity within the criminal justice system
  • Widening participation in prison education
  • Research, evaluation, black studies and criminal justice

The format for the day will include:

  • Presentations from BCU staff involved in the design and delivery of the degree programme.
  • Breakout sessions to share common experiences and challenges within the criminal justice system.


As numbers are limited don't delay - register now!

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019.



Programme

11.30am - 12.00pm Registration

12.00pm - 12.40pm Networking Lunch

12.40pm - 13.00pm Welcome - Professor Harris Beider, Head of School

13.00pm - 13.15pm Aims and outline of Programme

- Dr Dionne Taylor & Prof Kehinde Andrews

13.15pm - 14.15pm Keynote - Temi Mwale (Founding Director of The 4Front Project)

14.15pm – 15.00pm Interactive Discussion on Contemporary Issues on Race & Crime

- led by Dr Martin Glynn

15.00pm – 15.20pm Break - Network

15.20pm - 15.45pm Breakout sessions

Curriculum Development - Professor Kehinde Andrew

Prison Education - Dr Martin Glynn

15.45pm – 16.00pm Closing Remarks - Dr Martin Glynn


As numbers are limited don't delay - register now!

Closing date: Wednesday 23rd October 2019.

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