‘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
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