CFP: The Digital Panopticon: crime and punishment in Britain and its penal colonies, 1780-1925
Submission deadline: March 31, 2017
September 13, 2017 - September 15, 2017
University of Liverpool
Liverpool, United Kingdom
This three day conference marks the completion of a four year project funded by the AHRC: The Digital Panopticon: The global impact of London punishments 1780-1925.
We invite papers on any aspect of crime and punishment in Britain and its penal colonies between 1780 and 1925. We also welcome papers which include a comparative dimension with other times and places; papers on digital history, lifehistories of prisoners and convicts. There will be dedicated space at the conference for those wishing to display research posters.
Please send an abstract of 200 words (for papers lasting no longer than 20 minutes), or panel proposals (3-5 speakers) by no later than 31st March 2017 to Lucy Williams (lwill@Liverpool.ac.uk) or Barry Godfrey (barry.godfrey@Liverpool.ac.uk). If you'd like to display a poster, please email (if possible by the same deadline) explaining the topic of your poster in 100 words.