Forthcoming Activities

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Past Events

  • 21 June at 2pm
    Hidden Homicides
  • 17 May at 2pm
    Talking about ACES - An Open Conversation
  • 19 April 2021 at 2pm
    History of Domestic Violence Movement: We've come further than you think
  • 16 November 2020 at 2pm
    The contentious relationship between sex workers and researchers with Victoria Holt, Roehampton
    Victoria is a board member for SWARM (Sex Worker Advocacy and Resistance Movement) and a current PhD student at the University of Roehampton researching sex worker's experience of domestic and familial abuse. 

  • 19 October 2020 at 2pm
    Developing an Intersectionality Statement for the Study Group - A facilitated conversation
  • 21 September 2020 at 2pm 
    Better the Devil you Know? Examining the Promises and Pitfalls of 'Clare's Law’ with Dr Marian Duggan, Kent
    Marian researches sexual and domestic violence prevention policies, hate crime, and victim policy. She is the author of Queering Conflict: Examining Lesbian and Gay Experiences of Homophobia in Northern Ireland and Administrating Victimisation: The Politics of Hate Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour Policy (with V. Heap). Her most recent edited collection is Revisiting the 'Ideal Victim': Developments in Critical Victimology. Marian has been researching Clare's Law since its inception and is happy to provide copies of publications on request.

  • 27 July at 2.00pm
    Sex Work and Intimate Partner Violence with Ecem Hasan, PhD student, Durham University
    Ecem is a first year PhD student at Durham University looking at sex work and intimate partner violence. She aims to engage with organisations to improve response towards violence against sex workers.

  • 13 July at 2.00pm
    Victim Blame and Sexual Violence - How Agencies Blame Women with Amy Beddows, PhD student, London Metropolitan University
    Amy is a PhD student at the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit (CWASU) at London Metropolitan University. She is also a CBT therapist specialising in trauma following sexual violence.
  • 29 June at 2.00pm
    Early discursive themes from child sexual abuse/exploitation Serious Case Reviews with Valour Horsley, PhD student, University of Gloucestershire
    Valour (they/them) is a post-graduate researcher examining Serious Case Reviews of CSA/E, in order to identify areas for practise change in Social Work. They are especially interested in research around identifying and preventing CSA/E, and improving practise when working with survivors.

  • 15 June 2020 at 2.00pm
    Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), 'Honour'-based violence and social media activism with Christina Julios, Birkbeck
    Christina is an Honorary Research Fellow and Associate Lecturer at Birkbeck University of London, as well as Honorary Associate at The Open University. She is an academic author and her research focuses on 'honour'-based violence, gender activism and sexual harassment. 
  • 4 May 2020 at 2.00pm 
    Using Crime Scripts to examine Child Sexual Exploitation cases with Louise Livesey, Gloucestershire
    Louise Livesey, Gloucestershire - Louise is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at University of Gloucestershire where she also runs the MSc Criminology and PGCert Public Protection. Her research focuses on sexual violence and she co-ordinates a staff-student collaboration (the Sexual Violence research group).

  • 18 May 2020 at 2.00pm
    ‘We do not consent to die’: Stop this sadistic ‘defence’ by misogynists with Susan Edwards, Buckingham 
    Susan Edwards is Professor of Law at the University of Buckingham. She has been working on gender and homicide for several decades and is currently campaigning for a change in the rules of evidence to exclude this 'defence'.

  • 1 June 2020 at 2.00pm
    Queering Narratives of Domestic Violence and Abuse with Catherine Donovan, Durham & Rebecca Barnes, Leicester
    Catherine is Professor of Sociology and Head of Department at Durham University. She is also a member of the Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA). As well as work on intimate partner violence in the relationships of LGB and/or T+ people, she has also been conducting research into sexual harassment and violence on campus and hate crime.

    Rebecca is a Senior Research Adviser in Qualitative and Social Research Methods in the NIHR Research Design Service East Midlands at the University of Leicester. She has conducted research into intimate partner violence in the relationships of LGB and/or T people for the last fifteen years and more recently has also researched churchgoers’ experiences of, and church responses to, domestic abuse.

  • 3 June 2016
    BSA Violence Against Women Study Group Day Event: Learning About Violence Against Women and Girls
    University of Gloucestershire, UK
  • 8 March 2016
    BSA Violence Against Woment Study Group: Working towards women's freedom from violence
    University of Chester, UK
  • 23 June 2015
    BSA Violence Against Women Study Group: Then and Now & .....?
    London Metropolitan University, UK
  • 5 March 2015
    BSA Violence Against Women Study Group Seminar: Intersectional Violence
    University of Chester, UK
  • 1999 - Cultural Politics - Issues, Theories and Methods
  • 1995 - Social Theory on Risks, Technologies, Futures (Cardiff)