School of Criminology

Scarman Lectures

Since 2008, Criminology at Leicester has invited high profile guest speakers to deliver papers on current issues in criminology, criminal justice, policing and community safety. These lectures are open to staff and students of the University of Leicester, and to the general public.

This year's Scarman lecture is entitled "Scarman lecture 2022: Preventing equal participation. How the government’s Prevent strategy undermines democracy." and will take place on Wednesday 28 September 2022 from 5.00pm-6.00pm via Teams Live. 

This lecture will be chaired by Dr Chris Allen and will include the following experts:

  • Professor John Holmwood, professor emeritus, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham
  • Dr Layla Aitlhadj, Director and Senior Caseworker at Prevent Watch
  • Dr Isobel Ingham-Barrow, CEO and founder of Community Policy Forum 

To register and for more information please visit the Eventbrite page.

View a list of previous year's lectures, some of which are available to listen to on SoundCloud.

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