What’s the point of criminal justice history?

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Berrill Lecture Theatre

The Open University

Walton Hall

Milton Keynes

MK7 6AA

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Your invitation to Professor Paul Lawrence's inaugural lecture:

What’s the point of criminal justice history?

As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, Paul Lawrence, Professor of History, will deliver his inaugural lecture how a historical approach to criminal justice contributes to contemporary understandings of crime and justice.

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Professor Paul Lawrence has taught and researched in the History Department at The Open University since 1998. He is currently the Head of History and holds the Asa Briggs Chair in History. His research interests include all aspects of criminal justice history from c.1750 to the present.

A particular focus of recent publications has been ‘historical criminology’ and theoretical reflection on the role of historical research in contemporary issues. He is the editor of the bi-lingual journal Crime, History & Societies/Crime, Histoire et Sociétés.

Event programme:

17:15 Tea/coffee on arrival
18:00 - 18:40 Inaugural lecture: What’s the point of criminal justice history?
18:40 - 19:00 Q&A
19:00 – 20:00 Drinks Reception

Cannot attend in person? Click here to watch online or watch via Facebook and post your questions during the Talk. Please do take the opportunity to have your questions answered by our speakers LIVE during the event by emailing Comms-Inaugural-Lectures@open.ac.uk.

We very much hope you will be able to attend what promises to be an inspiring event and have your say.

View other OU 50th anniversary inaugural lectures at http://www.open.ac.uk/research/inaugural-lectures

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The Open University

Walton Hall

Milton Keynes

MK7 6AA

United Kingdom

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