June 2016

We are looking forward to the new book “Emancipatory Politics and Praxis: An anthology of essays written for the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, 2013-16” from David Scott with Emma Bell, Joanna Gilmore, Helen Gosling, J M Moore and Faith Spear. The book will be released at the European Group annual conference in Braga in September.

While waiting for the release we offer you one of the chapters in the book in this month’s newsletter

May 2016

This newsletter is dedicated to the memory of the Italian critical criminologist Massimo Pavarini (1947-2015) and the Venezuelan critical criminologist Lolita Aniyar de Castro (1937-2015), people who through their work and teaching have influenced generations of critical scholars 

You can download the newsletter here

April 2016

In the April newsletter we celebrate the first publication of the European Group’s own journal: ‘Justice, Power and Resistance: The Journal of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social control’. The European Group April newsletter can be downloaded here

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March 2016

 The deadline for submitting papers to the EG conference 2016 in Braga is approaching – March 31. As a warm-up for the conference Snorri Arnason has in this number of the newsletter elaborated on lessons to be learned from the Islandic experience of the Banking crisis in 2008. You can upload the March issue here

February 2016

In this month’s newsletter David Scott argue convincingly that we need a new language to address abolitionism, the language of structural violence, of state violence. The essence of imprisonment is exactly this, making it a more precise language. You can download the newsletter here

European Group Statement in Support of the Jerusalemite Women’s Coalition

The women of occupied East Jerusalem call for immediate protection from the widespread and serious violations of Palestinian human rights, including physical attacks and injuries, severe psychological threats, and persecution by the Israeli state and settlers.

Statement on the desperate situation in the Mediterranean

"The EU is behaving shamefully": It is time for the European Parliament to act
for circulation and joining in support  - 31.8.15


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