CIJS to Announce Conference Information


We are delighted to report that we have accepted 60 proposals for Placing Justice. Of these proposals, we have also accepted two art installations. In the coming few weeks we will post a draft schedule. We are excited to see participation from coast to coast and from as far away as Africa this year. Panelists range from leading academics in Criminology, Sociology, Law and Geography to graduate and honours students. and Critical Perspectives Ottawa welcome all to attend the conference without charge.

In addition to a variety of thematic sessions and panels, we are also pleased to welcome our distinguished featured speakers:

George Pavlich (Alberta, Law and Sociology): Accusers and the Accused at Thresholds to Criminal Justice

Ravi Malhotra (Ottawa, Faculty of Law): Accessibility, Disability, Law and Justice

Mark Weber (DePaul University, College of Law): Disability, Space and Law: Canada and the United States Compared

Randy Lippert (Windsor, Sociology) : Condo Law, Governance and Spaces of Control in Toronto and New York City

Elaine Craig (Dalhousie, Schulich School of Law): The Sexual Assault Trial as a Space of Ritualized Hierarchy

Nicholas Blomley (Simon Fraser, Geography): Doing Justice to Space: Legal Geographies, Rights, and Power

Marie-Eve Sylvestre (Ottawa, Faculty of Law): The Use of Liminal Spaces, Fines and Red Zones on Marginalized Peoples

Bryan Hogeveen (Alberta, Sociology): Colonial Power, Cities, and Criminal Justice in Canada Today

We hope to see you at Placing Justice, May 9-11 at the University of Winnipeg!