States, Power, Emotion: Reading and Research Group
A University of Liverpool based interdisciplinary research group concerned with investigating the links between emotion, politics, state power and violence.
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Developing Solutions to Poverty with the Real Experts
A project led by Dr Ruth Patrick and Dan Farley to discuss solutions to poverty with those with direct experiences (and thus expertise) of both poverty and the benefits system. Over a series of workshops, and working with groups in Teesside, Leeds and London Ruth and a graphic designer worked with individuals to develop graphic illustrations of the solutions they felt would make a real difference to the lives of those facing poverty and insecurity in Britain today.
Law in War: Targeting, Legal Reasoning and the Use of Force in Armed Conflict
has started a 1+3 CASE studentship, supervised by Dr Michael Mair and funded by the North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP).
Dark Tourism in Comparative Practice
Sites of Spectacle, Sites of Suffering.
Dole Animators is an animated documentary on the reality of the impact of the government’s recent welfare reforms.
The Digital Panopticon
The Global Impact of London Punishment
N8 Policing Research Partnership
Addressing the problems of policing in the 21st century though closer collaborative relationships with police forces in the North of England.
Military Repatriation Research
Exploring the social phenomenon of public mourning during the repatriation of military personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Global South Legalities
Creating a forum for socio-legal scholars who promote an understanding of the law in its various manifestations and in the local languages and terms used by those in the Global South.
Risk-work in Young Lives
This Research Network for post-graduate and early career researchers at Liverpool, Manchester, Keele and Lancaster provides an opportunity to exchange knowledge on research approaches and methods for exploring the practices in various settings which can lead to children or young people being labelled as ‘risky’ or ‘at risk’, with children and young people, academics and youth practitioners.
Challenging Corporate Human Rights Violations
A research project exploring the application of human rights law in cases of violations involving corporations. It empirically analyses the core contradictions in human rights law as it applies to corporations, both as instigators of human rights violations and as objects of human rights protections.
Prison, Culture and Heritage
An AHRC-funded collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Leeds, and Liverpool John Moores to use digital technologies to create visual histories which can portray the experiences of 19th century convicts, and 20th century indigenous prisoners.
“Criminals incapable of reform”? Re-assessing the population of Cockatoo Island Prison (Sydney), 1847-69
An ERSC-funded research project by Dr Katherine Roscoe exploring Sydney's most notorious 19th century prison and presenting a downloadable dataset of 2,583 prisoners who were held at Cockatoo Island between 1847-57, which can be used to trace your criminal ancestor.