Event: Law on Trial 2014, Birkbeck (16 – 20 June 2014)

Putting scientific evidence on trial, our enquiry will extend from sciences of the body and mind (including psychoanalysis and neuroscience) to regimes of criminalization, criminal justice policy and prison abolition.

A week of talks on:

  • Justice and research evidence
  • Forensic futures
  • State violence under the microscope
  • What’s wrong with the experts?

Monday 16 June 2014

Professor Renata Salecl – Inaugural Lecure: “What’s on my mind? Law, neuroscience and psychoanalysis”
Room 421, Malet Street, Birkbeck.
Starts at 6.00pm
Tuesday 17 June 2014

“Justice and research evidence: Examining the use of research evidence to police rape cases”
Panel: Professor Betsy Stanko and Paul Turnbull.
Room 421, Malet Street, Birkbeck.
Starts at 6.00pm
Wednesday 18 June 2014

“Examining the use of new technologies in relation to policing, security and migration”
Forensic Futures Panel: Dr Stewart Motha, Dr Maja Petrović-Šteger, Professor Eyal Weizman .
Room B36, Malet Street, Birkbeck.
Starts at 6.00pm
Thursday 19 June 2014

“Examining unnatural selection of scientific evidence in deaths in custody and protest cases”
State Violence Under the Microscope Panel chairs: Dr Eddie Bruce-Jones and Dr Nadine El-Enany
This panel interrogates the way in which the state evades accountability for its violence through its selective exclusion and validation of scientific evidence in deaths in custody and protest cases.
Room 421, Malet Street, Birkbeck.
Starts at 6.00pm
Friday 20 June 2014

Expert Panel.
Room 421, Malet Street, Birkbeck.
Starts at 6.00pm

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