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Digitisation of Punishment: gains and challenges

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Thursday 2nd November 2017 at 6.30 pm
St George's Tron, 163 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2JX

"Digitisation of Punishment: gains and challenges"

Guest Speaker: Professor Kristel Beynes, Vrije Universieit Brussels, Belgium


Professor Kristel Beyens
is a sociologist and criminologist. She is Professor of Criminology and Penology at the Free University of Brussels and a Director of the research group on Crime and Society. Professor Beyens’ research focusses on contemporary evolutions punishment with special attention to penal decision making and the implementation of prison sentences and community punishment from a cultural, organisational and social point of view.

She has published on prison overcrowding and penal policies, prison privatisation, penal decision making and sentence implementation, conditional release, work penalties, electronic monitoring and the transport of Belgian prisoners to a Dutch prison. She also conducts research on food in prison, the monitoring officer as a new penal agent, digital prison, forced removal practices in immigration detention centres and recall to prison.

SASO members and non-members alike are welcome.

Solicitors, Advocates, Police and Social Workers and other professions may claim up to 1.5 hrs CPD time for attendance - registration at the event is required.Suggested contribution towards cost of event £5 (£1 student/unwaged)

Refreshments available from 6.15 pm Event commences at 6.30 pm

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