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Criminal Justice and Violence Across the Lifespan Conference

This event has been postponed until 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Please view our news and website for further updates. If you would like to receive our newsletter, please contact us on

Event Overview

We are pleased to announce the Criminal Justice and Violence across the Lifespan conference. The conference will be of interest to academics, law enforcement agencies, students, government and non-government organisations sharing an interest on diverse ways in which violence intersects with the criminal justice system. The conference offers a valuable opportunity for academics, policy makers and practitioners to come together and consider the myriad of ways in which violence is implicated in how individuals, families and communities enter and experience the criminal justice system and how they may encounter violence at the hand of the criminal justice system. This will be a multidisciplinary conference that will cover a wide range of topics ranging from: child sexual exploitation, characteristics of perpetrators of sexual and intimate partner and familial violence, homicide, death in custody, prisons, policing, desistance and rehabilitation.

The call for abstracts is currently open and we are welcoming research papers or discussion papers on:

  • Forensic interviewing
  • Hate crime
  • Homicide and atypical homicide
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Offender management and risk assessment
  • Research methodology
  • Image-based abuse/revenge pornography
  • Robotics in forensic settings
  • Sexual violence
  • Child sexual abuse and exploitation
  • Street based and youth violence
  • Treatment of persons in custody
  • Working with sex offenders across the lifespan
  • Prisons and prison-based interventions



Until 30th April 2018

From 1st May 2018

Full conference (two days)



One day only



Student - full conference



Student - one day only










Colleagues working within the charity sector or planning to attend in groups may be eligible for discounted rates. Please contact us on

The conference registration system will open at the end of February.

Abstract Submission

The deadline for abstract submission is 18th of March 2018. 

Submissions to the conference can take one of the following formats:

Thematic symposium

Submissions to this format will typically include four presentations broadly examining a similar topic area related to violence. The chair of the symposium should include the following information in this submission: title of the session, the names of the contributors and the titles of their presentations and the abstracts. The required format of the abstracts is here.

Oral presentation

Individual presentations by one or several authors can be submitted to the conference. These will be grouped by the organising committee according to the general topic area and a chairperson will be assigned. Authors may be offered the opportunity to submit a poster presentation if appropriate. The required format of the abstracts is here.

Poster presentation

Individual posters can also be submitted to the conference. The criteria and process for poster submissions will be the same as for oral presentations, although authors should indicate that this is submitted for a poster presentation. The required format of the abstracts is here.

Jun 28

Event Time:
Start time: 09:00
End Date: 29/06/2018
End time: 17:00

Event Location:
Engineering Building (Room TBC), CV1 2JH

Event Contact:
Dr. Geraldine Brown |