This is the fifth issue of The Green Criminology Monthly by the IGCWG. Written and reviewed by the members of the International Green Criminology Working Group, The Green Criminology Monthly is a source of original research and publication on green criminology, environmental crime, and other issues concerning criminology. Each month a issue of this publication will be posted to our blog.
The article is available below in its full form, and is also available as a downloadable PDF and DOC file on our Monthly Archive Page.
Introduction to the ESRC Green Criminology Seminar Series.
Department of Social Sciences
Myself, Matthew Hall, Angus Nurse, Gary Potter and Nigel South with further help from Jenny Maher have embarked upon a ground-breaking project that we hope will further the awareness and impact of green criminology not only in the UK where it is taking place, but internationally as well. We were successful in securing funding from the UK Economic and Social Research Council for a research seminar series dedicated to green criminology. The series will consist of five half-day seminars and a final two day mini-conference over nearly a two-year period.
The ESRC Green Criminology Seminar Series is designed to:
-Bring together a core group of Green Criminology scholars and students, ecological and/or conservation practitioners, environmental and wildlife law enforcement officials, and other relevant officials in order to firmly establish an international interdisciplinary network.
-Contribute to the empirical and theoretical enrichment of Green Criminology, through discussion, publication, and research collaboration.
-Expose and engage a wide audience in terms of number of participants, geographical location, career stage, and discipline through the use of webcasts of each seminar on a dedicated seminar series.
-Explore methodological issues around researching Green Crimes w…