Carceral Geography Conference 2016 – last few places available

The last few delegate places are still available for the first Carceral Geography Conference, to be held at the University of Birmingham on Tuesday 13th December 2016.

Abstract submission for this conference has now closed, but there are a handful of places remaining for delegates. Take a look at the conference programme, and register here.

See you in Birmingham in December!




Human Geography position at University of Birmingham – open to carceral geographers!

The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham is recruiting a new Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Human Geography.

The successful candidate will join the Human Geography Research Group, which has four research subthemes: Geopolitics, transition and the carceral; Adapting to energy and environmental uncertainties; Bodies, landscapes, materialities; and Urban and regional studies.

It would be great to see carceral geographers apply for this position! More details here.

Informal enquiries can be directed to the Head of School, Professor Bill Bloss at; to Dr Julian Clark, research theme lead for Human Geography ( or to Dominique Moran as Deputy Head of School at