Submissions are sought for a special issue of Punishment & Society,
‘Legacies of Empire’. The special issue will examine the global legacy
of empire and colonialism through its effects on the penal regimes and
practices of former colonies. Submissions are sought which explore the
historical patterns of penal journeys as well as the contemporary
legacy of many of these phenomena, including the aftermath of
colonial policies on Indigenous communities. Contributions are sought
from history, sociology, law, and criminology, capturing
interdisciplinary work in which the concept of ‘empire’ is
broadly conceived, and which contribute to the field of punishment and
society (e.g. through literature, theory, empirical material).
scholars of crime and punishment, greater commitment than ever is
necessary to engage with perspectives that critique the times in which
we live. The intention of this special issue is to further the
democratization of criminological knowledge and to create a space for
voices which embrace southern criminological and postcolonial
of 500 words should be sent to the guest editors (email below).
Submissions are received on a competitive basis and will be reviewed by
the guest editors. A selection will be accepted and the full manuscript
subject to peer review (deadline for submission of final manuscript TBC
with contributors at a later date).
We particularly welcome submissions from scholars based in the Global South. Abstracts should be sent to the guest editors by 15th August 2020.
For more details/enquiries, please contact the guest editors:
Lizzie Seal (University of Sussex, UK), Bharat Malkani (Cardiff University, UK), Lynsey Black (Maynooth University, Ireland), Florence Seemungal (University of the West Indies Open Campus, Trinidad and Tobago), Roger Ball (University of Sussex, UK)
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