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October 2017

Global Frictions: How widespread misconceptions about language cause systemic failures in the justice system

October 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
RMIT City Campus, Storey Hall (Building 16), Level 7, Green Brain Conference Rooms 1 & 2,
336–348 Swanston St., Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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A Seminar Series hosted by the Centre for Global Research Ignorance is not bliss. How widespread misconceptions about language cause systemic failures in the justice system OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Presenter:  Dr Georgina Heydon, Director, Centre for Global Research, RMIT University, President, International Association of Forensic Linguists. (Dr Heydon spoke at Sisters in Crime 2013 Law Week event - a total star!!) Abstract Around the world and in our own backyard, criminal justice institutions are blighted by cases of inappropriate decisions made by legal professionals who…

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The Killer Weekend (London)

October 28 - October 29
Browns Covent Garden, 82-84 St. Martins Lane,
Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4AG United Kingdom
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Killer Women Want to write a crime novel? Got an idea but unsure how to progress it? Like to know more about how to get published? Keen to pitch your idea to top editors and agents? Enjoy a weekend of practical workshops, exclusive masterclasses and pitch sessions given by top crime writers, publishers and agents, plus exclusive one-to-ones with experts in police procedure, criminal justice and forensics. Masterclasses in publishing, self-publishing, author as brand,  the next big thing, plus historical…

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June 2018

Captivating Criminality 5: Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders

June 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Corsham Court,, Bath Spa University,
Bath, United Kingdom
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£10 - £20

The Captivating Criminality Network is delighted to announce its fifth UK conference. Building upon and developing ideas and themes from the previous four successful conferences, Crime Fiction: Insiders and Outsiders, will examine the ways in which Crime Fiction as a genre is able to incorporate both traditional ideas and themes, as well as those from outside mainstream and/or dominant ways of thinking. Crime fiction narratives continue to gain in both popularity and critical appreciation. This conference will consider the ways…

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