The Monash Criminology seminar series showcases world-class research and scholarship from home and abroad in a relaxed and participatory environment. Click on the title for further details of these events.

Tuesday, September 11 (public lecture)
The Collapse of Values
Mr Julian Burnside, AO QC 

Wednesday, August 15 (public lecture)
Understanding Myanmar
Mr Nicholas Coppel, Australian Ambassador to Myanmar

Tuesday, April 10 (criminology seminar series)
Modern slavery and human trafficking: The re-emergence of the
intersection of faith and slavery in post-secular contexts

Dr Hannah Lewis, University of Sheffield


Monday October 23 (criminology seminar series)
Employers’ perspectives on the ‘what’ and ‘how’ ex-offender job applicants signal their desistance from crime
Suzanne Reich, University of Southern Queensland

Thursday October 12 (report launch)
Temporary migration and family violence
Assoc Prof Marie Segrave, Monash University

Thursday August 10, 2017 (criminology seminar series)
Migrating ‘ndrangheta. Cultural bias and cultural differences in the policing of the Calabrian mafia between Italy and Australia
Dr Anna Sergi, University of Essex

Wednesday July 19, 2017 (2017 Criminological Horizons Public Lecture)
From England to Melbourne: The ‘Life-Cycle’ of Riots
Professor Tim Newburn, London School of Economics

Thursday July 6, 2017 (criminology seminar series)
Beyond Bonger: Criminology and the critical legacy of ‘militarism’
Dr Ross McGarry, University of Liverpool

Tuesday May 23, 2017 (criminology seminar series)
Who Riots and Why: The influence of gender and peaceful protest on riot involvement
Professor Lisa Broidy, University of New Mexico

Friday April 7, 2017 (Gender and Family Violence public event)
The Royal Commission into Family Violence Public Forum
Moderator: Dr Jenna Price, UTS and Canberra Times columnist

Wednesday April 5, 2017 (Gender and Family Violence seminar)
Facing domestic violence against women and children in Brazil: Advances and Challenges
Dr Thiago Pierobom de Avila, U of Lisbon and Office of the Attorney-General, Brazil

Thursday March 2, 2017 (criminology seminar series)
Adolescent to Parent Violence and the Politics of Attention
Associate Professor Rachel Condry, University of Oxford

Thursday February 23, 2017 (Imprisonment Observatory event)
The Power of Reform: Imprisonment and Mental Health in Victoria
Multiple speakers (plus lunch!)


Wednesday December 14, 2016 (criminology seminar series)
Criminalizing Violence Against Women as Torture

Professor Elizabeth Sheehy, University of Ottawa

Wednesday October 19, 2016 (criminology seminar series)
Hillsborough: Resisting Injustice, Recovering Truth
Professor Phil Scraton, Queen’s University, Belfast

Thursday October 13, 2016 (criminology seminar series)
The ‘connectedness’ between offending and acquired brain injury
Nick Rushworth, Brain Injury Australia

Tuesday August 9, 2016 (2016 Fay Gale Lecture)
Invisible and Dying: Women Crossing Borders in South East Asia
Professor Sharon Pickering, Monash University

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 (criminology seminar series)
Correctional treatment for prisoners in Japan: articulation for a sustainable immigration society
Professor Satoshi Miyazaki, Waseda University, Japan

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 (criminology seminar series)
Child Victims of Human Rights Violations
Dr Elizabeth Stanley, Victorian University of Wellington

Wednesday, 6 April 2016 (annual Criminological Horizons event)
Sexual violence – new and persistent challenges
Panel comprising Dr Nicola Henry (La Trobe), Dr Anastasia Powell (RMIT), Kelly Thomas (Maurice Blackburn Lawyers), Patrick Tidmarsh (Victoria Police), Carolyn Worth (South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault) and hosted by Libbi Gorr.

Thursday, 17 March 2016 (criminology seminar series)
New trends in modern policing: preventing organized crime, policing outlaw motorcycle clubs
Dr Synnove Jahnsen, Norwegian Police College

Wednesday, 2 March 2016 (criminology seminar series)
Immigration detention in the United Kingdom: Women, dignity and preparation for release or removal
Dr Alice Gerlach, Oxford University

Thursday, 18 February 2016 (criminology seminar series)
Kaleidoscopic Justice: Mapping the dimensions of justice for survivors of sexual violence
Prof Clare McGlynn, Durham University


Wednesday, 11 November 2015 (criminology seminar series)
The Punishment ‘Family’
Dr Diarmaid Harkin, Deakin University

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 (criminology seminar series)
Reform, resistance and the struggle for change in women’s prisons, Victoria, Australia
Dr Bree Carlton, Monash University

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 (criminology seminar series)
Intimate partner violence, the criminal justice system and the possibilities of restorative justice
Prof Leigh Goodmark, University of Maryland

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 (special panel discussion)
Gone Girl Seminar
A/Prof JaneMaree Maher, Dr Kate Fitzgibbon, Prof Sandra Walklate

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 (criminology seminar series)
Counter-terrorism and the reconstruction of (in)security
Prof Sandra Walklate, University of Liverpool

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 (criminology seminar series)
Transparency and the Gendered Impact of Intentional Harms in the British Asylum System
Dr Victoria Canning, Open University, UK

3-4 June, 2015 (international conference)
Addressing Filicide: Moving to Prevention
To be held at the Monash Prato Centre in Italy.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 (Annual Criminological Horizons event)
Beyond imprisonment: innovation and reform opportunities for Victoria
A panel discussion facilitated by Maxine McKew at the Wheeler Centre. Note that this event features contributors to the State of Imprisonment series in The Conversation.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 (criminology seminar series)
Rethinking border control for a globalizing world
Associate Professor Leanne Weber, Monash University

Friday, 8 May 2015 (criminology seminar series)
On the Portability of Procedural Justice Theory: A Cross-National Comparative Analysis
Professor Jon Jackson, London School of Economics

Thursday, 30 April 2015 (criminology seminar series)
Organised crime on the agenda
Associate Professor Anita Heber, Stockholm University