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Manchester CRIME and JUSTICE Film Festival - PERU's Kevin Wong on BBC Radio Manchester

PERU’s Kevin Wong will appear on BBC Radio Manchester today to talk about The Manchester CRIME and JUSTICE Film Festival.  This month-long FREE festival brings together crime fiction to illuminate crime fact. During May 2019 criminologists…

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Kirstine Szifris leads seminar on Philosophy Education in Prisons at Prison Research Centre, Cambridge

PERU’s Kirstine Szifris has been invited back to the Prison Research Centre, Cambridge University to lead a seminar today on Philosophy Education in Prisons. She previously completed her PhD at the Institute of Criminology under the supervision…

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Offender to Entrepreneur: Sharing best practice from the USA in enabling individuals to develop a crime free future

Learn how innovative programs in the US tackle recidivism by enabling men and women to develop their entrepreneurial skills and mindset to become better individuals, employees, business owners and employers of the future.   In this free seminar David…

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New article by PERU's Kirstine Szifris - When Boredom Becomes Stagnation: The Importance of Occupying the Mind

PERU’s Kirstine Szifris has had an article on boredom published by a leading philosophy magazine, How the Light Gets In. She discusses the importance of occupying the mind, drawing on prison sociology to discuss the effects of stagnation. Kirstine…

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PERU’s Kirstine Szifris invited as keynote speaker at the Tutor’s Association Conference 2018

PERU’s Kirstine Szifris has been invited to give the closing keynote to the Tutor’s Association conference at the Barbican centre in London on October 16th 2018. Having read her work on the role of Philosophy education in prisons, the Tutor’s…

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