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The Experiences of Former Members of the Irish Republican Army: Political Protest and the Prison Experience

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Tuesday 1st November 2016

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Talk by Prof Azrini Wahidin The Experiences of Former Members of the Irish Republican Army: Political Protest and the Prison Experience 1st November 2016 3-4pm at St Mary’s University Room K217 This lecture is open to all students and staff. Professor Azrini Wahidin joined Nottingham Trent University in 2013. She spent ten years as a Reader in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Queen’s University, Belfast where she established and developed a successful Criminology programme in the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work. She was the Head of Criminology before taking up her post at NTU. Prof Wahidin has conducted extensive prison research, focusing on both prisoners and uniformed staff; in particular, elderly prisoners on both sides of the Atlantic, managing the needs of older offenders, the female prison estate, young offenders, the lifer system and resettlement. She has given special evidence to the Ministry of Justice and has been involved in prison thematic reviews on women in prison in Northern Ireland with Dame Anne Owers. Prof Wahidin has written 13 books, including leading textbooks, edited collections and single authored monographs. Her most recent publication is her book: Ex-Combatants, Gender and Peace in Northern Ireland: Women, Political Protest and the Prison Experience. Prof Wahidin has been the recipient of a number of prizes such a Queen’s Annual Teaching Prize and has held an International Visiting Scholar position at Middle Tennessee State University and The University of Melbourne, School of Political and Social Sciences. She has recently been appointed a Visiting Professor at the University of Malaya, Faculty of Law.
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Date:
Tuesday 1st November 2016

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For more information about this event please email conferences@stmarys.ac.uk or call 020 8240 8219.

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