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Inaugural Seminar

7 May, 2021 @ 15:30 - 17:30 UTC+2

Towards an Anthropology of Crime and Criminalisation

May 07th, 2021

03:30 PM CEST time (please check your current timezone here)

This is the inaugural online event of the EASA network on the anthropology of crime and criminalisation, AnthroCrime.
During this event, we will briefly introduce the network and discuss the past, present and future of the anthropology of crime and criminalisation.

Co-Convener Welcome Note:

Martijn Oosterbaan (Utrecht University), Davide Casciano (University of Bologna) and Lene Swetzer (Graduate Institute of Geneva).


Henrik Erdman Vigh
Professor, Head of the PhD Programme in Anthropology, Institut for Antropologi, University of Copenhagen. PI of the ERC project: “Criminal Entanglements. A new ethnographic approach to transnational organised crime”.

Lucia Michelutti
Professor, Head of Social Anthropology Section, Anthropology Department, University College London. PI of the ERC project: “Anthropologies of Extortion”.

Avi Brisman
Associate Professor of Criminology in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY, USA), Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia), Conjoint Associate Professor at Newcastle Law School at the University of Newcastle (Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia). Editor-in-Chief of Critical Criminology: An International Journal.

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The seminar will be held online on May 07th, 2021, from 03:30 PM CEST (9.30 AM EDT) to accommodate speakers and an audience from different time zones.

The seminar will be held on the software platform Zoom.


7 May, 2021
15:30 - 17:30 UTC+2
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Martijn Oosterbaan
Davide Casciano
Lene Swetzer