Criminology Conference 2009

Event Date(s): 08/04/2009 - 09/04/2009

The Criminology Unit of the Faculty of Social Sciences will host “Criminology Conference 2009” from Wednesday 8th to Thursday 9th April 2009.  The theme of this conference is “Developing a Caribbean Criminology”.


Theme: DEVELOPING A CARIBBEAN CRIMINOLOGY Criminology Unit Conference, 2009

This conference is intended to highlight the work done by scholars on and about the Caribbean region as it pertains to crime and justice. It is hoped that this intellectual gathering would play its part in developing the Caribbean Criminology that was first championed by Kenneth Pryce in 1976


Papers and Panels are invited for the following topics:


Gender based violence in the Caribbean

Youth Crime and Juvenile Delinquency

 Theorizing Caribbean Criminal Justice Systems

Corporate Crime and State Corruption in the Caribbean

Drugs, Guns, Sex and Human Trafficking in the Caribbean

Developing a Caribbean Criminology


Other sub-themes/topics are welcomed


The deadline for submission of abstracts is February 10th 2009

Authors of papers accepted for presentation at the conference will be notified by March 10th 2009



The deadline for submission of full papers in PDF format is March 31st 2009

Selected papers from this conference would be considered for publication in our monograph series


Check our website for updates: http://sta.uwi.edu/fss/criminology/

Or email us at CaribCrim.Network@sta.uwi.edu


We may also be reached at:

Tel: (868) 662-2002 ext 3352

Fax: (868) 662-0718


We look forward and eagerly anticipate your abstracts, full papers and to the intellectual contributions you would make at the Unit’s conference in Trinidad and Tobago.