Conference Programme 2017

The programme for the 2nd International Conference for Carceral Geography, to be heldPrint at the University of Birmingham, UK, 11-12 December 2017, has now been announced (please note that there may still be minor changes to timings and running order).

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2nd International Conference for Carceral Geography

Conference Exhibition: Visual encounters – colonial carceral geographies

Day 1 : Monday 11 December 2017

09.30 Registration and Coffee

10.00 Welcome

10.10 Keynote Speaker 1 – Mary Bosworth

11.00 Parallel Sessions:

12.00 Lunch and Early Career Researcher Event

13.00 Parallel Sessions:

14.20 Afternoon Tea

14.50 Keynote Speaker 2 – Andrew Jefferson

15.40 Parallel Sessions:

16.40 Drinks Reception

17.00 Film Screening ‘The Prison in Twelve Landscapes’

18.40 Close of Day 1 and depart for Conference Dinner

19.00 Conference Dinner

 

Day 2 : Tuesday 12 December 2017

Conference Exhibition: Visual encounters – colonial carceral geographies

09.00 AGM of Carceral Geography Working Group of the RGS-IBG

10.00 Registration and Coffee

10.10 Keynote Speaker 3 : James Oleson

11.00 Parallel Sessions:

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Keynote Speaker 4 : David Maguire

13.50 Parellel Sessions:

14.50 Afternoon Tea

15.20 Metaphors for Prison – A Dialogue : Chris Philo and Ben Crewe

16.15 Keynote Speaker 5 : Ruth Wilson Gilmore

17.30 Close

Registration for the conference is now open. the conference is free to attend, but there are payable items of catering that can be optionally added. Please use this link to register via an online shop.

Delegates in Birmingham for the CGWG conference may also like to visit the IKON gallery in the city centre to view the exhibition of the work of Edmund Clark, Ikon’s artist-in-residence (2014-17) at Britain’s only therapeutic prison, HMP Grendon in Buckinghamshire. The exhibition runs 6 Dec 2017- March 2018.