Violence and aggression research conference at Coventry University

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Hi All,

Just in case there are any students interested, we are holding a two-day conference in relation to violence and aggression research at Coventry University.

Integrating Research and Practice to Combat Violence and Interpersonal Aggression
Two day conference 8th & 9th June 2017

  • Professor Andrew Silke (Professor of Criminology): Countering violent extremism: Where have we been, where are we going?
  • Dr. Derek Farrell (Senior Lecturer in Psychology): Gender-based violence and trauma capacity building: Narratives of today
  • Junior Smart - Founder of SOS Project [gang intervention project], St. Giles Project
  • Professor Erica Bowen (Professor of Prevention of Violence and Abuse): Can thinking from a moral disengagement perspective help to explain and prevent partner violence and abuse?

  • Policing sexual offending: Dr. Jessica Woodhams (University of Birmingham)
  • Challenging the gendered approach to IPV research: Working with perpetrators and victims: Dr. Elizabeth Bates (University of Cumbria)
  • Researcher-practitioner collaborations to strengthen the evidence base on identifying and responding to children exposed to domestic violence and abuse: Dr. Emma Howarth (University of Cambridge)

  • Crime science approaches to understanding and combatting terrorism and political violence: Dr. Paul Gill (University College London)

VIA Showcase
  • Revenge pornography: New perspectives and practice in responding to revenge pornography: Dr. Emma Sleath (Coventry University)

  • The resilience journey: Trauma and mindfulness: Led by: Dr. Christine Wekerle (McMaster University)

Parallel sessions covering:
  • Violence interventions and resettlement
  • Perceptions of victimisation
  • Violence in settings and cultures
  • Criminal justice responses to violence
  • Survivors and help-seeking
  • Lived experiences of violence and its impact
  • Perpetration of violence

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