What can and what should academics do in an age of populism and hysteria?

This will be one of the central questions of the seminar will be organised on September 7. The Dutch Society of Criminology and the Dutch Socio-Legal Association have joined forces to organise the seminar ‘Academic Activism. Trumpery, Authoriarianism and the Carceral State: On the responsibility of intellectuals’.

Face: fear, fright, terror

The seminar will take place at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The guest speaker is UC Berkeley’s Prof. Tony Platt (Center for the Study of Law & Society) and the discussants are  Prof. dr. R. van Swaaningen (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Prof. dr. L. E. de Groot-van Leeuwen (Radboud University Nijmegen). You can register for this seminar by sending an email to Chantal Koot.

More information on the seminar can be found here