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THE SERIOUS AND ORGANISED CRIME CONFERENCE 2024 AT REVA UNIVERSITY (SUBMIT BY APRIL 15)

ABOUT THE ORGANSIER

The Centre for Trafficking, Exploitation and Modern Slavery Studies (TEAMS) at the Hume Institute for Postgraduate Studies, in collaboration with the Centre for Human Rights Law and Policy (CHRLP) at REVA University, is delighted to announce the annual Serious and Organised Crime Conference, scheduled to be held virtually on 18th May 2024.

Building upon the success of previous conferences, this year’s event aims to cast a broader net, inviting submissions from diverse disciplines to enrich discussions and insights into tackling serious and organised crime. TEAMS remains steadfast in its commitment to generating knowledge and solutions to combat human trafficking and modern slavery worldwide. Rooted in the ethos of justice, dignity, and well-being, TEAMS acknowledges the complex linkages between human trafficking, exploitation, and broader global inequalities, pledging to support research efforts and innovative solutions in addressing transnational organized crimes.

In parallel, the CHRLP shares our commitment to interdisciplinary research and actively contributes to eradicating human rights violations. By contextualizing violence and discrimination as human rights violations and exploring diverse occurrences, laws, policies, and procedures, the centre works towards a comprehensive understanding of human rights dynamics. With a keen focus on both theoretical and empirical dimensions, CHRLP strives to generate valuable policy implications, advocating for appropriate legislation and policies to safeguard human rights.

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The Serious and Organised Crime Conference 2024 offers a unique platform for scholars, practitioners, and researchers to converge, exchange ideas, and explore the latest developments and trends in the field. The virtual conference aims to provide a platform for academics, practitioners and researchers to come together to present, discuss and learn about the latest ideas, developments and trends in serious and organised crime. 

Themes

The Serious and Organised Crime Conference 2024 serves as a critical platform for interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration aimed at comprehensively addressing the multifaceted nature of serious and organised crime. In continuation of our commitment to fostering innovation and knowledge exchange, this year’s conference endeavours to explore a broad spectrum of issues, inviting contributions from diverse fields of expertise.

Under the overarching theme of “Understanding and Responding to Contemporary Challenges in Serious and Organised Crime: Societal Concerns and Enforcement Considerations,” the conference seeks to address the complexities involved in various dimensions of criminal activities while facilitating the development of effective strategies for understanding, prevention, intervention, and mitigation.

Submission Guidelines

We invite abstracts of no more than 200 words of the research they wish to present at this virtual conference. The abstract should clearly relate to research on serious and organised crime or connected fields.

Submissions should include:

  • Name of presenter and affiliation details
  • Current position
  • Email address

Please ensure your submission is concise and reflects the contents of the paper you wish to present.

We welcome submissions from disciplines, including but not limited to criminology, sociology, political science, economics, computer science and law.

CONTACT DETAILS

For queries, please email: [SOCC24@humelausanne.ch] by 15th April 2024 at 23:59 BST. 

Notification of Decision 

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their submission by the 22nd April 2024.

Key Dates 

Monday 15th April 2024

Submissions Close

Monday 22nd April 2024

Notification of Decision

Saturday, 18th May 2024

Virtual Conference

 

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Submission link: [https://forms.gle/J33NDBgRUFSvFhYX9]