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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…


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…


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…


MMU hosts Prison Learning Alliance Conference 2018

MMU is proud to be hosting the Prison Learning Alliance (PLA) Conference 2018. The PLA  is an alliance of organisations and individuals who have an interest in prison education. Their aim is to provide vision and expertise in policy and practice…


Prison Learning Alliance Conference coming to Manchester Metropolitan University in September 2018

PERU is delighted to announce that the Prison Learning Alliance conference is coming to Manchester Metropolitan University in the Autumn. With support and funding from the Department of Sociology and Metropolis, the PLA will be holding its conference…

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