Placing Justice – free conference May 9 to May 11

Everyone is welcome to attend  a free and inclusive conference featuring presentations and panels highlighting issues of place, space, and justice.

UWinnipeg’s Department of Criminal Justice, Critical Perspectives: Criminology / Social Justice (Ottawa & Carleton), and the UWinnipeg Centre for Interdisciplinary Justice Studies present:


Critical Perspectives on Space, Justice, Law and Order
Monday, May 9 to Wednesday May 11, 2016

In addition to a variety of thematic sessions, artistic exhibits and panels on space, place and justice, we are also pleased to welcome our distinguished featured speakers:

George Pavlich (Alberta, Law and Sociology): “Accusers and the Accused at Thresholds to Criminal Justice” May 9, 11 am, Convocation Hall

Randy K. Lippert (Windsor, Sociology and Criminology): “Condo Law, Governance and Spaces of Control in Toronto and NY City” May 9, 1 pm, 2M70

Mark Weber (DePaul, Law): “Disability, Space and Law: Canada and the United States Compared” May 9, 6 pm, Convocation Hall

Elaine Craig (Dalhousie, Schulich School of Law): “The Sexual Assault Trial as a Space of Ritualized Hierarchy” May 10, 10:10 am, 2M70

Nicholas Blomley (Simon Fraser, Geography): “Doing Justice to Space: Legal Geographies, Rights, and Power” May 10, 1:30 pm, 2M70

Marie-Eve Sylvestre (Ottawa, Law): “The Use of Liminal Spaces, Fines and Red Zones on Marginalized Peoples” May 10, 3:45 pm, 2M70

We wish to thank our sponsors: the CIJS; the Justice Research Institute; SSHRC; the Manitoba Law Foundation; Dean of Arts; University of Winnipeg AVP Research and Innovation Office; Chancellor’s Research Chair program; University of Winnipeg Departments of History, Urban and Inner City Studies, Religion and Culture, Women’s & Gender Studies, Sociology, Geography; and the University of Winnipeg Criminal Justice Students’ Association.

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