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June 2022 Newsletter

Dear comrades and colleagues of the European Group Welcome to the final newsletter before our usual break over the summer period. We have had fantastic, critical contributions this year, and received a lot of responses from EG members touched by the reflections from Karl Schumann in the last letter, and…

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Webinar: Justice, Power and Resistance journal launch (14 jun 2022 04:30 pm London)

Register: https://bristol-ac-uk.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6KNbM3gcQBOYmT2Ti3Hb0w Justice, Power and Resistance, the official journal of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, relaunches with Policy Press this spring. We are excited to invite academics, practitioners and activists to think critically about the concepts of justice and power. Contributors to the launch…

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May 2022 Newsletter

Dear comrades and colleagues of the European Group We hope everyone is doing well – the year is flying by and we are finally getting closer to the first in-person annual conference since Barcelona in 2019. In many ways, everything has changed, and nothing has changed. We have individually and…

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Primodos: Financial redress is long overdue

Following the publication of the First Do No Harm  report (also known as the Cumberlege Review), Baroness  Julia Cumberlege CBE, a life peer who chaired the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, stated “The first duty of any health system is to do no harm to those in its care; but I…

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March 2022 Newsletter

Dear comrades and colleagues of the European Group We hope this month’s newsletter finds you and your loved ones well. Once again, we write at a point of international uncertainty this time with increasing concerns for rights abuses, political aberrations, and the horror of war in the wake of the…

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EG 50th ANNUAL CONFERENCEFeatured

TORINO [Campus Luigi Einaudi], Italy, 7-9 September 2022 Dynamics of harm and social control in the transformation of capitalism * REGISTRATION FORM: * Accomodation Hall of residences: Residenza Universitaria Olimpia, Lungo Dora Siena 104 – 10153 Turin – Phone: + 39 011 08292500 Residenza Universitaria Verdi, Via Verdi, 15 – 10124 Turin –…

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Blue Plaque for David Oluwale

by Remember Oluwale in Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom: We are raising money to fund a blue plaque on Leeds Bridge to commemorate the life and death of David Oluwale. David Oluwale was a British-Nigerian citizen who arrived in Hull in East Yorkshire as a stowaway in a cargo ship from Lagos….

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November-December 2021

Dear comrades and colleagues of the European Group Dear friends  We hope this month’s newsletter finds you well. We continue to work in strange times – we know some of you are in countries which are now going back into ‘lockdowns’ again, others continue to face uncertainty and Covid related…

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‘Criminalization of Activism: Historical, Present and Future Perspectives’ by Valeria Vegh Weis (forthcoming December 2021)

‘Criminalization of Activism: Historical, Present and Future Perspectives’ edited by Valeria Vegh Weis, forthcoming December 2021, includes contributions from activists and scholars from various disciplinary backgrounds. A range of case studies and perspectives from the Global South and the Global North are drawn on to evidence how protest is impacted…

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