CrimScapes hosts its first thematic seminars (Online): “Genealogical Perspectives on Criminalisation and Figures of Crime”: May 27th, June 11th/ June 14th

We kindly invite you to participate in the first online seminars hosted by the research project “CrimScapes – Navigating citizenship through European landscapes of criminalisation”. In three online sessions, the project invites attendees to discuss the trend towards criminalisation across Europe by exploring political and legal genealogies and the emergent related figures of crime and criminalised fields. Scholars, students as well as anybody interested in the topic are invited to engage in a lively discussion with the research team and invited speakers.

I. May 27th, 3-6pm (CEST): Seminar Kick-Off

  • Keynote by Prof. Aya Gruber (Author of “The Feminist War on Crime”): “Policing and Bluelining”
  • Project Presentation by CrimScapes’ Principle Investigators Prof. Dr. Beate Binder and Dr. Agata Dziuban
  • Discussion

II. June 11th, 12am-3pm (CEST): Working Session I

  •  Presentation by Johanna Nickels: “Always More and Never Enough? A French-German Comparison of Legislative Dynamics in Criminal Law”
  • Working Groups
  1. Crime and Media:Representations of crime and criminality in the media,
    Prof. Nicolas Hubé, Dr. Jérémy Geeraert, Dr. Claire Ruffio, Dr. Todd Sekuler, tba
  2. Vulnerabilising criminalised subjects: Entanglements of gender and crime,
    Dr. Agata Chełstowska, Dr. Agata Dziuban, Dr. Friederike Faust, Dr. Justyna Struzik

III. June 14th, 10am-1pm (CEST): Working Session II

  • Presentation by Dr. Mathilde Darley: “Judging human trafficking in France and Germany: The criminal production of the victim of sexual exploitation”
  •  Discussion
  •  Launch of CrimLines (Timelines of Criminalisation)
  • Enroll: To attend the first session (open to the public) and/or to express your interest in the working sessions, please follow this link:  Please note that the second and third sessions are working sessions entailing exchanges within small working groups and thus with a limit number of participants.
  • The event(s) will be hosted via zoom. All information will be communicated via email prior to the event(s). For any further questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Jérémy Geereart via