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Co-production, problem-solving & digital animation: Service users in prison

This webinar brings together a range of stakeholders from the Universities of York, Leeds, HMPPS, the Academy of Justice in Warsaw, and a local prison to support a peer-led problem-solving initiative to reduce self-harm behaviour and violence in prisons.

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Neo-Imperialism, Migration and Climate Justice

Thursday 18 February 2021

This event will feature presentations by Dr. Sara de Jong, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Politics, who will introduce the topic of climate (in)justice and post- and decolonial politics and Isabella Hughes, alumna of the Department of Politics who will speak about her MA research on the unexpected role of reforestation events in Kenya and the importance of intersectional analysis to draw out the differential impacts these events have on Indigenous Peoples. It will be chaired by Professor Simon Parker who is the co-chair of the University of York Migration Network.

Whistleblowing: from evidence to change

Friday 13 November 2020

Dr Phillipa Whitford MP, author of the recent Private Members Bill for whistleblower protection legislation reform, will be the keynote speaker at this online symposium.

The future of prisons?

Thursday 12 November 2020

This panel debate will bring together an international group of academics, criminal justice practitioners, and an ex-offender to discuss how to reform punishment and prisons.

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