Annual Conference, 23 - 24 Sept 2005 at Galleries of Justice, Nottingham (in association with the Galleries of Justice celebrating its tenth anniversary)
BEHAVING BADLY - AGAIN!
CALL FOR PAPERS
SOLON welcomes proposals from scholars and practitioners interested in presenting on aspects of Bad Behaviour and Crime, past and present.
Suggested themes include:
Concepts of deviance,
Inclusion and exclusion, (historical and comparative perspectives)
Policing societies and communities
Types of 'crime' (from white collar crime to murder, from adultery to vagrancy)
Crime, deviance and 'theory'
Mapping locations of crime and bad behaviour
Gender and crime; age and crime
Trials and the legal process
Legislation and the management of the criminal justice system
Judges and other legal personnel
Presenting and reporting crime (Fiction, newspapers, the stage etc)
Comparative examinations of bad behaviour and crime, across time and place
Law and crime as inspiration for cultural and historical cultural studies
Law, crime and the archives (deposits, access issues, surveys of sources)
Proposals should consist of title and abstract (around 300 words; no more than a side of A4). Proposals from postgraduate students are particularly welcomed. Submission of sessions or panels of three related papers (plus chair, if liked) are encouraged. We are also especially interested in possible sessions which link together different disciplines, or which bring together academics and practitioners. Suggestions for alternative forums of debate are also invited. The closing date for proposals is 30 June 2005.
These should be sent to: David Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org Please use the same address for further information or to discuss possible submissions.
For further information on the conference and its location, please visit the SOLON website at:
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