Being There: Ethnography and the Study of Policing

18-19 January 2018, University of Liverpool, UK

This two day conference, organised by the Police Ethnography Research Collaboration with the International Criminological Research Unit, will be an opportunity for dialogue about the value of ethnographic approaches for enhancing our understanding of policing. We warmly invite abstract submissions from researchers from any discipline, as well as from policing practitioners, who wish to contribute to our discussions.

To contribute a paper, please send an abstract (of no more than 350 words) by email to

The deadline for abstract submission is Monday 27th November 2018.

Register to take part in this conference.

Standard - £50

Students and unwaged - £15

Limited bursary support for travel and accommodation will be available for PhD students, scholars without access to conference funding, and scholars and policing practitioners from outside the UK who will be presenting at the conference and who otherwise may find it difficult to take part. Please contact for more information.