Contacts-participants BCN2019

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EG Newsletter

“For anyone advocating penal abolitionism it is essential that they acknowledge the harms of VAW and the challenges that it confronts to the idea of living in a world without prisons…”

Read more about this as well as the EG's upcoming conference in this month's newsletter which can be downloaded here.

EG Newsletter May 2018


Last October Catalonia held a referendum into becoming independent from Spain – a vote the Spanish authorities quickly claimed was illegal and whose claim of illegitimacy was used to "make it OK" to strike down those they deemed insurgents. We all remember the pictures shared in the news and on social media of the violence and force committed against the Catalan people. This is the main topic of the EG May newsletter.

You can download the Newsletter here.

EG Newsletter April 2018

This April Newsletter brings you two articles by us, Ida and Per. In our articles we intend to focus on both science and criminal justice’s inclination of producing the "other".

Per’s article focus on the interrelationship between the birth of a science on crime and the criminal and the gothic imagination of the nineteenth century.

EG Newsletter March 2018

Just a couple of days ago people rallied to denounce US gun legislation. Marching under the banner March for Our Lives, this has been described as a peaceful protest for change and against school gun violence. The responses in the press and social media, even from political opponents as of now has been to praise the fact that the rallies seems to have all been conducted in a peaceful and orderly manner. However, what if March for Our Lives had not been so ‘peaceful’ and ‘orderly’? What might some of the responses have been then?


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