The Border Crossing Observatory provides high quality, independent research on border crossings. It focuses on the complex process of border crossings and the implications of crime and justice.
Its aim is to enhance scholarly and public policy debates at local, regional and international levels. Based at Monash University the Observatory’s analysis comes from an international community of scholars.
Established in 2011 by a team of researchers at Monash University the Border Crossing Observatory draws together an established network of international scholars focused on borders and their significance for issues of crime and justice.
The Observatory is a site for sharing the most recent research in he field from an international network of scholars. It hosts graduate research projects and has opportunities for research interns. It hosts roundtables and seminar series aimed at promoting informed scholarly and policy debate.
For More Information:
- visit the Border Crossings Observatory website
Hotpants at the Border wins best article in the BJC
Congratulations to Sharon Pickering and Julie Ham who have won the 2014 Radzinowicz Memorial Prize … Continue reading Hotpants at the Border wins best article in the BJC
On the portability of procedural justice theory
The next seminar in the Monash Criminology series will be presented by Professor Jon Jackson … Continue reading On the portability of procedural justice theory
Something vital is missing from the EU plan
Following the unprecedented spate of deaths in the Mediterranean, European states have vowed to step … Continue reading Something vital is missing from the EU plan
New book on international students and crime
International Students and Crime by Helen Forbes-Mewett, Jude McCulloch and Chris Nylan was published this … Continue reading New book on international students and crime
The State of Imprisonment
Dr Marie Segrave has written the first in a series of articles planned for The Conversation that … Continue reading The State of Imprisonment
PhD Submission Congratulations
Congratulations to Crystal Bruton who submitted her PhD for examination on 2nd April 2015. Crystal’s … Continue reading PhD Submission Congratulations
Criminology and Human Rights Research Spotlight
A new issue of the Research Spotlight series showcases teaching and research by Monash Criminology staff … Continue reading Criminology and Human Rights Research Spotlight
Challenges of contemporary prison research
A special issue dealing with the challenges of contemporary prison research has been published in … Continue reading Challenges of contemporary prison research
Announcing the Monash Criminology seminar program
This year’s in-house seminar program kicks off on April 30 with a presentation by visiting … Continue reading Announcing the Monash Criminology seminar program
Beyond imprisonment: innovation and reform opportunities for Victoria
A panel discussion facilitated by Maxine McKew at the Wheeler Centre
The aim of this event is to generate a new conversation about Victorian trends in imprisonment and to identify how innovation can reduce the imprisonment rate and result in better short and long-term outcomes for individuals and the community.
Launch of Research Spotlight series
Monash Criminology is shining a spotlight on the key areas of our research and teaching … Continue reading Launch of Research Spotlight series
Welcome to our visiting fellow Anita Heber
Monash Criminology is very excited to welcome our first visiting scholar for the year, Associate … Continue reading Welcome to our visiting fellow Anita Heber