Program announced for the 5th International Conference for Carceral Geography

We are proud to outline the program for the 5th International Conference for Carceral Geography, which will be held hybrid from Melbourne, Australia on 13-15th December 2022.

Download the program here!

The conference is hosted by the University of Melbourne and supported by the Carceral Geography Working Group (CGWG) of the Royal Geographical Society – Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG).

This year’s conference theme is Confinement: spaces and practices of care and control. The conference will be an inclusive, engaged and engaging gathering of interdisciplinary scholars, students, practitioners and people with lived experience of living and working in confined settings.

It will feature 26 themed paper sessions, 5 keynote plenary sessions as well as a creative program of works (online and face-to-face) and a variety of networking opportunities.

Conference registration is free for those without financial support. We invite others to contribute whatever they are able to. Registration contributions will be used to support bursaries for ECR presenters to future International Conferences for Carceral Geography.

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