Making Sense of Coercive Control Conference

This N8 PRP funded conference will bring together experts, scholars and practitioners to explore responses to and understandings of coercive control. The conference will showcase the findings of the N8 funded project, ‘Police Responses to Coercive Control’ and discuss the ongoing development of the ‘coercive control learning tool’, designed to support police officers in practice.
When:
June 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 4:15 pm
2018-06-27T10:30:00+01:00
2018-06-27T16:15:00+01:00
Where:
County South Private Dining Rooms, Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster LA1 4YW
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Dr Charlotte Barlow

‘Making Sense of Coercive Control’, to be held at Lancaster University on Wednesday 27th June 2018. This N8 funded conference will be of particular interest to practitioners and scholars, interested in exploring police responses to and understandings of coercive control. The conference will showcase the findings of the N8 funded project, ‘Police responses to coercive control’ and discuss the ongoing developments of the ‘coercive control learning tool’, designed to support police officers in practice. We are delighted to announce that the keynote speakers are Dame Vera Baird, Police and Crime Commissioner Northumbria and Professor Sylvia Walby, OBE. There are limited places for this event, so if you are interested in attending, we suggest that you register as soon as possible. If you are no longer able to attend, please get in touch with the conference organisers so that your place can be made available to others.

10.30am            Registration and arrival

11.00-11.15        Conference Opening

11.15-12.00       Keynote: Dame Vera Baird, Police and Crime Commissioner Northumbria Police

12.00 -12.45     Overview of ‘Police responses to coercive control’ project findings

12.45-1.45         Lunch

1.45-2.30          Keynote: Professor Sylvia Walby, OBE.

2.30-2.45         Coffee/ tea break

2.45-3.45         Coercive control ‘learning tool’ showcase and group discussion

3.45-4.15          Policing coercive control: Moving forward

Project team: Dr Charlotte Barlow (Principal Investigator), Professor Sandra Walklate (Co-investigator), Dr Kelly Johnson (Research Associate), Merseyside Police (policing partner), Dr Les Humphreys, Professor Stuart Kirby and Women’s Aid (project advisors).

Further information about the conference and details of how to register are found in the attached. If you have any queries, please email Dr Charlotte Barlow

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