Academic conference presentations

2021: Invited presentation at an event to mark World Philosophy Day: “Philosophy and Critical Thinking in the 21st Century.” Hosted by Institute for Critical Social Theory (ICST). 21 November: ‘Memento mori as an antidote to an alienated World’ (Zoom conference).

2021: Invited paper presented at the 4th Institute for Critical Social Theory (ICST) Global Roundtable: “Critical Theory and the Human Condition: A Discourse among Scholars”. Hosted by Ekpyrosis Press. 22 July. (Zoom conference).

2021: Invited paper presented at the 3rd Institute for Critical Social Theory (ICST) Global Roundtable: “Is Religion Repressive or Emancipatory?” Hosted by Center for Critical Research on Religion, Boston, MA, United States. 3 June. (Zoom conference).

2021: Invited paper presented at the 2nd Institute for Critical Social Theory (ICST) Global Roundtable: “Relocating Critical/Post-Colonial Theory: Religion, Solidarity, Emancipation”. Hosted by Olivet College, Michigan, United States. 17 May. (Zoom conference).

2021: Invited paper presented at the Inaugural Institute for Critical Social Theory (ICST) Global Roundtable: “Critical Theory Today: Heritage and Usage”. Hosted by St. Petersburg State University, Faculty of Sociology. 26 April. (Zoom conference).

2019: Paper presented at the University of Bristol Faculty of Social Sciences and Law 3rd Annual Education and Pedagogy Conference, Engineer’s House, Bristol, 25 June: ‘Is contract cheating the problem or a product of the problem?’

2019: Invited presentation to Criminal Justice Discussion Group, School of Law, University of Nottingham, 21 March: ‘Rethinking the competing discourses on uncorroborated allegations of child sexual abuse.’

2015: Paper presented at the European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Porto, Portugal, 3-5 September: “Wrongful Conviction Reforms in the U.S. and the UK: Taking Stock.”

2014: Paper presented at the Scholarship Stream of the Innocence Network Annual Conference 2014, Portland, Oregon, 11-12 April: ‘Preventing Wrongful Convictions: “Abortions of Justice versus Miscarriages of Justice.”’

2013: Paper presented at the European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 4-7 September: ‘Preventing Wrongful Convictions: “Abortions of Justice versus Miscarriages of Justice”’.

2013: Paper presented at the European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 4-7 September: ‘Why Criminology Should be More Interested in Wrongful Convictions’.

2008: Paper presented at the Clinical Legal Education Organisation (CLEO) Conference, University College Cork, Cork, Republic of Ireland, 14 July: ‘The Innocence Network UK (INUK): A Synergy of Help and Hope through Research and Education’.

2007: Paper presented at the British Society of Criminology Annual Conference, London School of Economic (LSE), 18-20 September: ‘Prisoners Maintaining Innocence: Beyond the ‘Parole Deal”.

2007: Paper presented at the Learning in Law Annual Conference, University of Warwick, 4-5 January: ‘Workshop on Innocence Network UK Draft Protocols for Member Innocence Projects’.

2006: Paper presented at the Clinical Legal Education Organisation Conference 2006, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, 14 July: ‘Innocence Projects: A Perfect Solution for Clinical Legal Education?’

2006: Paper presented at Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Stirling, 28-30 March: ‘Giving voice to prisoners who may be innocent: excavating counterdiscourses subjugated by the Parole Deal’.

2005: Paper presented at the Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, 6-9 September: ‘Wrongful convictions and innocence projects: help, hope and education’.

2005: Paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Liverpool, 31 March – 1 April: ‘Why the Failure of the Prison Service and the Parole Board to Acknowledge Wrongful Imprisonment is Untenable’.

2004: Paper presented at the 32nd Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, University of Bristol, 16-19 September: ‘Public crises of confidence in the criminal justice system: progressive promise and regressive risks’.

2004: Paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Glasgow, 6-8 April: ‘The Limits of the Criminal Cases Review Commission’.

2004: Paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Glasgow, 6-8 April: ‘Miscarriages of justice and the reform of the criminal justice system’.

2003: Paper presented at the 31st Conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Helsinki, Finland, 30 August – 2 September: ‘Evidence based policy in the reform of the criminal justice system?: Only if the ‘evidence’ fits!’

2003: Paper presented at the Centre for Studies in Crime and Social Justice (Edge Hill) in collaboration with The European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control International Conference, Chester College, 22-24 April: ‘Mapping a more adequate depiction of miscarriages of justice’.

2003: Paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Nottingham Trent University, 14-16 April: ‘A response to Justice For All: What about the victims of the present system?’

2002: Paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Aberystwyth, 3-5 April: ‘How big is the “iceberg?”: A zemiological approach to quantifying miscarriages of justice’.

2001: Paper presented at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, University of Bristol, 3-5 April: ‘Wrongful convictions and the tradition of Criminal Justice System reform’.