Storskog, Russia Politics and the End(s) of a Humanitarian Superpower
Vanessa Barker from Stockholm University will give a lecture on "Nordic Exceptionalism Revisited: Reflections on Democracy, Membership & Penal Order", followed by a plenary discussion.
State and institutional boundaries in contemporary Europe are undergoing profound transformations due to factors such as globalization, growing migration flows, multi-level governance, networking and privatization.
International and local scholars will address the interchanging patterns of migration control and crime control followed by a plenary discussion after each presentation.
The conference is a cooperation between researchers at the Centre for Criminology in Oxford and the research project Crime Control in the Borderlands of Europe.
Migration, punishment and citizenship
Globalization processes entail specific challenges for criminal justice and for the nation state in general. Global mobility has been accompanied by a series of mechanisms and techniques for control, evaluation and administration of ‘alien’ populations.