To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Criminal Justice (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
F-1 - CRI01 : Collective Confrontations: Studies from a Nordic Perspective
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Stefan Nyzell
Organizer: Stefan NyzellDiscussant: Stefan Nyzell
Andrés Brink Pinto , Martin Ericsson : A Repertoire of Unrulyness? The Stockholm Easter Riots 1948 and the Limits of Contentious Politics
Anne Hedén : State Visit and Stone Throwing: the Protests against Finnish White Regent Mannerheim in Stockholm in 1919
Matias Kaihovirta : The Culture of Contestation and the Formation of Modern Politics Among Ironworkers in Early 20th century Finland



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
C-2 - CRI18 : Crime Victims in the Twentieth-century Justice System
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Louise Jackson
Organizer: Andy KaladelfosDiscussant: Louise Jackson
Robyn Blewer : The Testimony of Child Victims: Reform and Corroboration in Twentieth Century Australia
Andy Kaladelfos : Comparing Victimisation in Trials of Personal and Property Crimes
Tanya Mitchell : Victims in the Summary Courts: Eroding Agency to Increase Effectiveness
Sarah Wilson : Financial Crime and its Victims in ‘Mother England’ and her ‘Unruly Child’


F-2 - CRI02 : Crime and Criminal Justice in Rural Europe (17th-19th centuries)
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Networks: Criminal Justice , Rural Chair: Xavier Rousseaux
Organizer: Dieter BruneelDiscussant: Xavier Rousseaux
Sander Berghmans : Optimising Forest Management by the Arenberg Family in the 18th Century: Making Use of Legal Power in the “Land of Enghien” (Southern Netherlands)
Dieter Bruneel : Liberating the Land? Use-Rights Conflicts and the Limits of Legal Sanction (Southern Netherlands, c. 1800 - c. 1820)
Riikka Miettinen : Pleading Insanity in Criminal Trials: Establishing the Insanity Defense in the Early Modern Swedish and Finnish Rural District Courts (17th Early 18th Century)
Stephan Sander-Faes : Struggling for Existence During ‘Hard Times’: Thievery, Justice, and Survival Strategies in Rural Bohemia, c. 1700



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
F-3 - CRI10 : New Perspectives on Policing
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Louise Jackson
Organizers: -Discussant: Louise Jackson
Joanne Klein : Using Identity and Gender To Shape the English Police Character, 1829-2000
Bart Lentfert , Guus Meershoek : Dutch Colonialism and Police Work on the Netherlands Antilles (1954-2010)
Glenn Svedin : Perspectives on the Birth of the Modern Police
Jack Wever : Professional Journals of the Dutch Police (1947-present)



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
C-4 - CRI19 : Criminal Offenders in the Twentieth-century Justice System
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Heather Shore
Organizer: Alana PiperDiscussant: Heather Shore
Lisa Featherstone : Medicalising Sexual Offenders: Psychiatry in the Courtroom in Late Twentieth Century Australia
Mark Finnane : True Confessions: their Fall and Rise
Arlie Loughnan : Women’s Responsibility for Crime in Twentieth-century Australia
Alana Piper : Co-offenders before the Courts: the Joinder Effect


F-4 - CRI04 : Justice Inscribed on the Body: Maiming Corporal Punishments in Antiquity and in the Middle Ages
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Marion Pluskota
Organizers: Filippo Carlà-Uhink, Christine Alexandra KleinjungDiscussant: Marion Pluskota
Filippo Carlà-Uhink : Castration as Punishment in Ancient Rome
Christine Alexandra Kleinjung : Mutilated Popes and Blinded Bishops. Bodies, Wounds and Clerical Office
Judith Mengler : „…and if the nose is completely shattered and gulped down by the dogs...“. Some Remarks on the Perception and Relation of Corporal Punishment and Injuries in the Treatises of Late Medieval Surgeons
Christian Rollinger : A Wave of Mutilation. Facial Amputation as Punishment in the Late Roman and Early Byzantine Empire



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
F-5 - CRI05 : Legitimacy of Police and Justice in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Public Perceptions, Contestation and Debates
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Xavier Rousseaux
Organizers: Margo De Koster, Herbert Reinke, Xavier RousseauxDiscussant: Klaus Weinhauer
Margo De Koster : Public Perceptions of the Legitimacy of the Punishment of Collaboration in Post WW II Belgium
Anja Johansen : Struggling for the Moral High-Ground: Police Legitimacy as Battle Ground for Public Debates, Berlin and Paris 1890-1914
Herbert Reinke : From Blue to Green. Policing and Legitimacy Issues in Germany from World War One to the Weimar Republic
Antoon Vrints : War Veterans as Agents of Justice in Belgium, 1918-1925



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
F-6 - CRI06 : Penal Solutions in the Early Twentieth Century Europe
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Zoe Alker
Organizer: Helen JohnstonDiscussant: Margo De Koster
Pamela Cox : The ‘Great Decarceration’: Social and Penal Policy in Early Twentieth Century Britain and its Contemporary Legacies
Elsa Genard : Punish and Care: the Physicians in French Prisons in the Early Twentieth Century
Helen Johnston : Borstal Girls: the Modified System for Female Offenders in England, 1908-1950
Heather Shore : Revisiting the Borstal Experiment, 1908-1982



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
F-7 - CRI07 : Race and Justice between Abolitions, from Colonialism to Postcolonialism
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Vivien Miller
Organizer: Alexa NealeDiscussant: Vivien Miller
James Campbell : Race and the Death Penalty in British Overseas Territories, 1965-1991
Christopher Fevre : "Coming up against a Brick Wall?" Black Political Resistance to Policing in London during the 1970s
Marion Pluskota : Punishing the Colonial Citizen. Race, Gender and Penal Practices in the Caribbean after the Abolition of Slavery
Lizzie Seal , Alexa Neale : Race and the Death Penalty in British Overseas Territories, 1965-1991
Jennifer Sessions : Delocalization’ and the Politics of Colonial Justice in France


T-7 - ETH06 : Trafficking Problems: the Construction of the International Regulatory Regime to Fight Sex Trafficking
PFC/03/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Criminal Justice , Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Eileen Boris
Organizers: Jessica Pliley, Jessica PlileyDiscussant: Eileen Boris
Elisa Camiscioli : The Gender of Mobility: Passports, Forgeries, and Migration Control in Between France and Cuba
Eva Payne : Nation, Race, and the 'Trafficked Woman' in the League of Nations Investigations into Sex Trafficking
Jessica Pliley : Sex Trafficking and the Deportation Regime: American Enforcement of International Anti-Trafficking Regulation, 1937-1944
Ilkay Yilmaz : Trafficking Women in the Ottoman Empire (1853-1914)


U-7 - REL12a : The Man Behind the Curtain. The Social Life of Clergy
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Criminal Justice , Material and Consumer Culture , Religion Chair: Beverly Tjerngren
Organizers: Jon Stobart, Beverly TjerngrenDiscussant: Janine Maegraith
William Gibson : The Finances of the Anglican Episcopate, 1689-1800
Jonas Lindström : The Economic Network of an Eighteenth-century Clergyman
Rosamund Oates : Clerical Hospitality and Sociable Eating in Early Modern England
Jon Stobart : Genteel or Respectable? The Material Culture of Rural Clergy in Late Georgian England



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
F-8 - CRI08 : Who, When and Why? Urban Crime Scene Investigation in Early Modern Europe and Beyond (16th-19th Centuries)
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Xavier Rousseaux
Organizers: Catherine Denys, Gerrit VerhoevenDiscussant: Gerd Schwerhoff
Catherine Denys : Parisian Inspectors versus Provincial Police Officers in Crime Investigation at the End of the 18th Century. Were their Skills and Methods so Different ?
Vincent Fontana : From the Field to the Office: Judges and Police Officers on the Urban Crime Scene in the Early Nineteenth Century
Gerrit Verhoeven : Class Justice? Early Modern CSI and Social Inequality in Antwerp



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
F-9 - CRI09 : Crime, History and the Empire
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Zoe Alker
Organizers: -Discussant: Zoe Alker
Gerald Daniel Louis : Reformist Ideas, Westminster Debates and the Widening Scope to Transportation of Convicts from the Madras Presidency in 1830s India
Christian G. De Vito : Punishment and Labour Relations. Cuba between Abolition and Empire (1835-1886)
Gerald Groenewald : 'More Beastly than Humanly': Khoikhoi and Criminal Justice at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795
Guy Woolnough , Bryan Byers : Convicts’ Pleas for Clemency: a Comparative Study of Penal Systems in Indiana (USA) and England, 1870-1910



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
F-10 - CRI03 : Justice Administration in Colonial Spaces. Magistrates, Jurisdictions and Conflict
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Heather Shore
Organizer: Nuno CamarinhasDiscussant: Nuno Camarinhas
William Connell : “La Familia Dongo” Prosecution and Detective Work in a Notorious Murder Prosecution in Mexico City, 1789
Elyssa Gage : “Exempt from Passion and all Particular Interest”: Slave-Holders and Enlightened Justice in the Post-Revolutionary French Caribbean, 1802-1830
Sally Hadden : Charleston's Board of Police during the American Revolution (1780-1782): Loyalist or Patriot In Orientation?
Bérengère Piret : Belgian Colonial Justice in Congo: Men and institutions



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
F-11 - CRI11 : Crime. Identity and "the Self"
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Helen Johnston
Organizers: -Discussant: Helen Johnston
Martin Bergman : The Discovery, Construction, and Explanation of a Crime–differing Policies in Different Countries
Bonnie Clementsson : Testimonies of Swedish Convicts in 1840
Isabelle Perreault : Interpreting Self-destruction : Iconographic Analysis of Photographs taken by Police on Suicide Scenes, Québec, 1950-1980


X-11 - WOM15 : Violence against Women
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Criminal Justice , Women and Gender Chair: Manon van der Heijden
Organizers: -Discussant: Manon van der Heijden
Cinzia Meraviglia , Martina Toma : Femicide in Italy as a Modern Witch-craze?



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
F-12 - CRI14 : Imprisonment and Penal Cultures
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Heather Shore
Organizers: -Discussant: Heather Shore
Louise E Brangan : Tolerance, Trust and Authoritarianism: Prisons and Political Culture in 1970s Ireland
Roddy Nilsson : "The Walls should be Demolished from the Inside". The Struggle for Prison Democracy in Sweden around 1970
Klaas Stutje : Nusakambangan and the Making of a Notorious Prison Island



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
F-13 - CRI13 : Rethinking Criminal Justice
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Joanne Klein
Organizers: -Discussant: Joanne Klein
Alison Adam : The Development of Forensic Science in Scotland in the Twentieth Century
David Churchill , Iain Channing, Henry Yeomans : What is Historical Criminology? Reflections on what it means to think Historically about Crime and Criminal Justice
Guus Meershoek : The Cultural Revolution in Dutch Criminal Justice 1965-1995
Elizabeth Wilburn : How does the Example of the Interwar Period Police-led Boys’ Club Movement inform Modern Approaches to Youth Justice?



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
F-14 - CRI15 : The Criminal Women
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Networks: Criminal Justice , Women and Gender Chair: David Churchill
Organizers: -Discussant: David Churchill
Haia Shpayer-Makov : Police Encounters with Women in the Streets of British Cities, 1880-1920
Serena Simoni : Queenpins of Organized Crime: Violent Women in Colombia
Jo Turner : Discharged Prisoners’ Aid Societies: Assisting Women Leaving Prison in Late Nineteenth Century England
Charlotte Wildman : Deviant Domesticity: Gender, Crime and the Family in Britain, 1918-1979



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
E-15 - CRI17 : War and its Impacts: Twentieth Century European and Global Contexts
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Marion Pluskota
Organizers: -Discussant: Marion Pluskota
Desiree Biehl : Politics of Memory after War Rape in Bosnia: are Women not Worth remembering as Victims of War?
Pieter Leloup : A Historical Perspective on Terrorism in Belgium. Panic, Threat and Insecurity, and its Policy Effects
Mikhail Nakonechnyi : GULAG Forgotten Victims: Early Release on Medical Grounds 1930-1955
Hashim Salman : The Transitional Justice and Necessaries of the Post-2003 Transitional Phase in Iraq
Karol Siemaszko : Criminals and Criminality on the so–called Recovered Territories (Poland) after the End of WW II (1945-1950) in the Light of Judicature of the Selected Polish Regional Courts


F-15 - CRI16 : Social Control and Social Policy: Historical Evolutions
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Heather Shore
Organizers: -Discussant: Heather Shore
Zoe Alker : Youth, Crime and Street Life in 1880s London
Emillio Jorge Ayos : Crime Prevention and Social Policy: the Birth of Social Crime Prevention in Argentina
Salvatore Bottari : Social Control in Sicily in the Sixteenth Century
Catalina Chelcu : Punitive Methods for Unfulfilled Taxes in Moldavia (Late 17th Century-Early 18th Century)
Jesus Angel Solorzano-Telechea : Exclusion, Politics and Same Sex Relationships in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia