Please see the following webpage for a list of upcoming International Conferences:
Key Players in Security to Meet in Lyon
Technology Against Crime – an International Forum on Technologies for a Safer World
Lyon, France - Some 600 international security professionals from the public and private sectors will meet on 8 and 9 July 2013 at the Lyon Convention Centre (Cité Centre de Congrès) for the first international forum of its kind, bringing together senior representatives from the worlds of technology, security and industry to develop technological responses to evolving security challenges.
Jointly hosted by French Interior Minister Manuel Valls, INTERPOL President Mireille Ballestrazzi and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble, Technology Against Crime will bring together security representatives, including: government ministers and official delegates from INTERPOL member countries, industrial leaders, chiefs of police and security services, researchers and academics. They will meet to identify key emerging trends from four main themes:
-Technology’s role in fighting transnational crime and in securing borders
-Technology and security in public spaces
-Technology and identity protection
-Technology and the preservation of fundamental rights and freedoms
Technology Against Crime has invited international experts to address these themes in plenary sessions and round tables. As a platform for technology and security innovation, the event will also showcase the latest initiatives from companies, regional bodies and international partners.
Unique in both scope and format, Technology Against Crime will also be a business event gathering international decision-makers and representatives from the public and private sectors. Leaders from the world of industry will be able to engage with official delegations at pre-arranged meetings on selected topics of interest.
Both strategic and forward-looking, the meeting which is expected to be held biennially will provide a forum for stakeholders from the public and private sectors, including researchers and industry officials, to discuss their work and needs.
The Forum is backed by Greater Lyon’s public and private sectors, and by the Rhône-Alpes region.
Post Date: May 12, 2013
Contemporary Justice Review
Call for Submissions
Special Issue: Animals & Issues of Law and Justice
Final Deadline: March 31, 2014
Contemporary Justice Review is calling for paper submissions addressing the topic “Animals & Issues of Law and Justice” for a special issue of the journal. While the disciplines of Animal Law, Sociology, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Biological Sciences, etc., publish extensively on issues concerns of non-human animals is interdisciplinary yet largely absent in criminology and justice studies. Therefore, bringing much needed attention to issues surrounding use, abuse, and research of animals demands CJR attention.
Contemporary Justice Review prefers articles written in accessible prose which avoids academic jargon and offers insights fostering justice in daily life, in this context, daily life involves the range of non-human animals and non-human animal companions. The proposed issue seeks papers placing non-human animals in an academic, practical, research, and other areas of interests and contexts.
Authors are encouraged to consider topics that may include, but are not limited to: animal abuse or cruelty; research on The Link involving the animal cruelty/family and/or interpersonal violence and their nexus; pet protective orders and domestic violence; animals as victims of crime; breed-specific legislation; dog- and cock-fighting and the connection to gang culture or other matters of justice; the development and evolution of animal law regarding areas of animal cruelty and animal welfare in various jurisdictions; an analysis of the philosophies of animal rights vs. utilitarianism; the use of animal assisted therapy when working with at-risk youth; historical analyses of the animal rights movement; the role of animal control agencies in dealing with crimes against animals; animal welfare issues generally (i.e., the treatment of animals used in food production; animals used in the entertainment industry, etc.); laws concerning wildlife; the role of animals in restorative and transformative justice; animals as agents of healing; and etc. These topics can be addressed through criticism, exposition, and other forms of scholarly writing.
Titles and abstracts (250 words or fewer) should be submitted to the Special Issue Editor by July 1, 2013. Those authors whose work are selected will be notified by September 3, 2013. Completed work is due March 31, 2014 for inclusion in an upcoming issue of the journal. Questions about prospective proposals should be directed to CJR Special Issue Editor, Sue C. Escobar (email@example.com).
Contemporary Justice Review is an interdisciplinary journal for scholars, practitioners, and activists around the globe who seek to explore new models and demonstration projects of justice that reflect just social arrangements at the local to the international level. The journal reflects a variety of formats including scholarly articles; roundtable discussions; interviews; testimonial narratives; and film and/or book reviews.
Any CRJ manuscript issues or and queries about submission procedures can be directed to:
Assistant Editor, Brandi Vigil: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Editor-in-Chief: Dan Okada: Email: email@example.com
Post Date: March 21, 2013
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
After 9/11, numerous colleges and universities added terrorism and homeland security courses to their curricula. Many professors and graduate students who taught these courses complained of having insufficient access to the top practitioners or the latest research in the field. In response, FDD created the Academic Fellowship program for university professors entitled “Defending Democracy, Defeating Terrorism.”
The program features an intensive, 10-day course on terrorism and the threat it poses to democratic societies. Using Israel as a case study, professors are given access to top researchers and officials who provide cutting-edge information about the terrorist threats to democracies worldwide. The goal of the program is to offer information to teaching professionals about the latest trends in terrorists' ideologies, motives, and operations, and how democracies can fight them.
The course of study occurs both in the classroom at Tel Aviv University and in the field with lectures by academics, diplomats, military and intelligence officials, and politicians from Israel, Jordan, India and the United States. It also features visits to military bases, border zones and other security installations to learn the practical side of deterring terrorist attacks.
This year's program runs June 15 - 26, 2013 (travel inclusive). All expenses are paid by FDD.
Deadline for applications is April 5, 2013.
Eligible professors must:
• Have a full-time affiliation with a U.S. or Canadian university;
• Serve in a teaching capacity, preferably in the fields of international affairs, history, law, political science or criminal justice;
• Have an ongoing involvement in student activities.
Accepted professors must be willing to:
• Fully participate in the 10-day program in Israel; and
• Assist in the recruitment of future candidates for the Academic Fellowship Program.
Interested individuals may send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Post Date: March 4, 2013
IACP/Sprint Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award
Applications are being accepted for the IACP/Sprint Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award. Sponsored by Sprint, the IACP Research Advisory Committee (RAC) has established a yearly research award to be given to a law enforcement agency for research performed either with a research partner or exclusively by the agency. The purpose of the award is to promote innovative research in policing that ultimately enhances police performance and public safety.
The deadline for submission is June 29, 2013. For more information and to download an application, please visit www.theiacp.org; go to About, then Awards. Contact us with any questions at email@example.com.
Post Date: February 25, 2013
Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice
Call for Manuscripts
Modified Call for Manuscript Submissions and Extension of Deadline
The Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice will be publishing a Special Issue Dedicated to the memory of DR. ROSLYN MURASKIN, an outstanding Professor and researcher on women’s issues. The special issue will be entitled Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Racial and Ethnic Perspectives.
Manuscripts for this special issue should be approximately 20–25 pages double-spaced with a one-inch margin on all four sides and should include an abstract of 100 words; longer manuscripts will be accepted at the discretion of the Editor. A title page and a brief biographical sketch of author(s) should also be included. References, citations, and general style of manuscripts should follow the APA style (as outlined in the latest edition of Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association). References should be double-spaced and placed in alphabetical order.
Each manuscript must be accompanied by a statement that it has not been published elsewhere and that it has not been submitted simultaneously for publication elsewhere. Authors are responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyrighted material from other sources and are required to sign an agreement for the transfer of copyright to the publisher. All accepted manuscripts, artwork, and photographs become the property of the publisher.
This call extends the previous deadline of December 15, 2012 to April 1, 2013. All submissions should be made online at Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice Manuscript Central site at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/wecj.
Post Date: January 16, 2012
Criminal Justice Policy Review
Call for Papers – Special Issue
Community Corrections/Restorative Justice
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2013
Criminal Justice Policy Review (SAGE Publications) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal publishing articles written by scholars committed to the study of criminal justice policy through quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methodological approaches. The journal is published quarterly and accepts appropriate articles, essays, research notes, and book reviews. It also provides a forum for occasional special issues on notable topics in crime and justice. The journal appeals to criminologists, sociologists, political scientists, and practitioners with an interest in criminal justice policy. For more information about Criminal Justice Policy Review, please go to http://cjp.sagepub.com.
The journal is currently soliciting manuscripts for a special issue on community corrections, with primary consideration given to submissions that discuss the incorporation of restorative justice philosophy, programs, and practices within the juvenile and criminal justice systems. Manuscripts considered for this special issue could focus on a variety of topics, including (but not limited to); (a) strategies for applying restorative justice philosophy within community-based programs and practices, (b) evaluations of community corrections and/or restorative justice programs, (c) empirical tests of community corrections and/or restorative justice theories, (d) research on re-integrative shaming efforts, (e) empirical studies on the use of international or cross-disciplinary restorative justice practices (for example, the use of restorative practices with Child Soldiers). All submitted manuscripts should contain discussion of relevant implications for criminal justice policy and practice.
An online submission and review system for Criminal Justice Policy Review is available at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cjpr. Manuscripts should be submitted in current APA format. For additional information, please contact Dr. Jeremy Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (724) 552-4325.
Post Date: January 14, 2013
International Association for the Study of Organized Crime
Call for Nominations
The International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC) honors outstanding contributions to the study of organized crime with three awards: The IASOC Distinguished Scholar Award, IASOC Outstanding Publication Award, and the IASOC PhD Student Award. IASOC welcomes nominations, including self-nominations, throughout the spring semester and IASOC should receive nominations no later than July 1, 2013. Recipients will receive their awards at the 2013 IASOC’s annual meeting (held in conjunction with the American Society of Criminology’s annual meeting).
The IASOC Distinguished Scholar Award recognizes an individual who has a record of sustained and significant accomplishments and contributions to the scholarly knowledge of organized crime. The IASOC Outstanding Publication Award recognizes outstanding scholarship in the broadly defined area of organized crime. Journal articles, books, or book chapters published in the last three years are eligible. The IASOC PhD Student Award is a new award that recognizes outstanding research conducted by a doctoral student.
Please visit IASOC’s website (http://www.iasoc.net/awards.htm ) for details concerning the awards and nomination procedure. If you have any questions or would like to submit a nomination please email, IASOC’s Executive Director, Sharon Melzer, at email@example.com or Sharon.Melzer@plattsburgh.edu.
Post Date: January 10, 2013
SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics
Call For Authors
We are inviting academic contributors to the SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics. We are currently making assignment with a deadline of February 15, 2013.
The Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics at John Jay College studies ethics in the following categories: General Applied and Professional Ethics; General Criminal Justice Ethics; Police Ethics; Police Codes; Legal Ethics; Prosecutorial Ethics; DNA Lab Accountability; Forensic Science Ethics; Correctional Ethics; Restorative Justice; Jury Ethics; and Judicial Ethics.
These categories define the scope of the project. Included in such categories is the interdisciplinary nature of the encyclopedia with articles covering criminology, sociology, psychology, religion, public policy, law, and philosophy. The signed articles, with cross-references are accompanied by pedagogical elements, including a Reader’s Guide, Chronology of Criminal Justice Ethics, Resource Guide, Glossary, and thorough index.
This comprehensive project will be published by SAGE Reference as a print and digital product available to students via the library’s electronic services. The General Editor, who will be reviewing each submission to the project, is Dr. Bruce Arrigo, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
If you are interested in contributing to this cutting-edge reference, it is a unique opportunity to contribute to the contemporary literature, redefining sociological issues in today’s terms. Moreover, it can be a notable publication addition to your CV/resume and broaden your publishing credits. SAGE offers an honorarium ranging from SAGE book credits for smaller articles up to a free set of the printed product for contributions totaling 10,000 words or more.
The list of available articles is already prepared, and as a next step we will e-mail you the Article List (Excel file) from which you can select topics that best fit your expertise and interests. Additionally, Style and Submission Guidelines will be provided that detail article specifications.
If you would like to contribute to building a truly outstanding reference with SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics, please contact me by the e-mail information below. Please provide your CV or a brief summary of your academic/publishing credentials in related disciplines.
Contact: Sue Moskowitz firstname.lastname@example.org
Post Date: November 19, 2012