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Fighting for Prison Reform
Thu 16 February 2017, 11:15 – 18:00 GMT
FIGHTING FOR PRISON REFORM: A Roundtable Discussion on the Future of Prisons in the UK
Everyone agrees that prisons in Britain need to be reformed. But what exact reforms should we pursue? And how can we overcome the obstacles to achieving them? This day-long conversation will bring together philosophers and social scientists with leading practitioners and campaigners. Come join the conversation; click here to register for the event.
The Howard League
Former President of the Prison Governors Association and Governor of HMP Blantyre House Prison
Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University
Department of Political Economy, King’s College London
College of Social Science, University of Lincoln
Department of Politics, University of Reading
School of Public Policy, University College London
Former inmate / prison reform blogger
Institute for Experimental Medicine, University of Kiel
Office of Research, Innovation, and Academic Enterprise, University of Derby
Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham
11:15 - 1:00. Discussion 1. The Principles of Prison Reform
1:00 - 2:00. Catered lunch.
2:00 - 3:45. Discussion 2. The Policies of Prison Reform
3:45 - 4:15. Coffee.
4:15 - 6:00. Discussion 3. The Obstacles to Prison Reform
Drinks reception to follow.
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Council Room, School of Public Policy, The Rubin Building
29-30 Tavistock Square, London