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Webinar- Blue Criminology: Rethinking crime at sea 25/11/2020 1PM GMT

The Centre for Blue Governance warmly invites you to a webinar by Christian Bueger, University of Copenhagen, and Tim Edmunds, University of Bristol, titled: “Blue Criminology: Rethinking crime at sea” 1.00 – 2.00pm (+0 GMT) 25th November 2020 Online webinar Free Registration Here The resurgent interest in the oceans as part of the maritime security, blue economy and marine conservation agenda, has brought the harm caused by different crimes at sea to the forefront of the international agenda. Modern piracy and its impact on international transport, regional ocean economies and the seafaring profession, as well as the ways that illegal fishing undermines sustainable resource management and conservation efforts stand paradigmatically for this new attention. The new attention to crime at sea, has so far, however, not led to an integrated agenda. Crimes are interpreted in isolation from each other and there is a lack of understanding of the oceans as one integrated space in need of protection from those harms. In this talk, Christian and Tim will: introduce the agenda of blue criminology as a way to respond to this ocean challenge. Show how the concept of blue crime provides a way of how to rethink the linkages between different manifestations […]

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New Area Studies Launch Event, 30 Nov 2020, 3-5PM GMT

The New Area Studies – an innovative, interdisciplinary, open-access journal- will be launched at a virtual event on 30th of November, 3-5PM GMT. Contributors to the inaugural issue and members of the Editoral Board will discuss the timely arrival of this new journal. Our members, Prof Tony Chafer, Dr Ed Stoddard and Sorina Toltica will be contributing with a paper on how to overcome Area Studies’ Policy-Relevant Research Problems & the case of the Sahel. More info, schedule, and registration details in images below. @NewAreaStudies

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