BRITISH ACADEMY CONFERENCE
Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics
Thursday & Friday, 7 & 8 December 2017, 9.30am - 5.00pm
Venue: The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH
Dr Leonidas Cheliotis, London School of Economics and Political Science
Professor Nicola Lacey FBA, London School of Economics and Political Science
Professor David Soskice FBA, London School of Economics and Political Science
Dr Sappho Xenakis, Birkbeck, University of London
Inequality is receiving increasing attention from social scientists and policy-makers alike. Whilst criminal justice scholars have long recognised that levels of inequality correlate with rates of crime and punishment, the causal mechanisms underlying these correlations are less well understood. Building on recent comparative and historical research on the institutional, cultural and political-economic factors shaping crime and punishment, this conference aims to advance understanding of whether, and if so how and why, social and economic inequality influences levels and types of crime and punishment, and conversely the impact of different levels and types of crime and punishment on various forms of inequality.
Dr Vanessa Barker, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Dr Alessandro De Giorgi, San Jose State University, USA
Professor David Garland FBA, New York University, USA
Professor Marie Gottschalk, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dr Manuel Iturralde, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Professor Susanne Karstedt, Griffith University, Australia
Dr Tapio Lappi-Seppälä, National Research Institute of Legal Policy, Finland
Professor Dario Melossi, University of Bologna, Italy
Professor Lisa Miller, Rutgers University, USA
Professor Bruce Western, Harvard University, USA
A registration fee is payable in advance at the time of booking: £95 for attending both days; £50 for attending one day.
There are reduced fees for the unwaged/retired and for undergraduate and postgraduate students: £36 for attending both days; £20 for attending one day.
Cancellations must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, 27 November 2017. After this date the registration fee will not be refundable, however substitutions will be accepted.
Refreshments and lunch will be provided on both days. Vegetarian options will be provided for lunch. Please state on the registration form if you have any special dietary requirements; if you are registering after 27 November 2017, please email your dietary requirements to email@example.com.