Spring 2016 Bacardi Lecture Series

Spring 2016 Bacardi Lecture Series
CRIMESCAPES: Space, Law, and the Making of Illegality in the Americas

All lectures are scheduled from 5:00 - 6:30P.M. in the Ustler Hall Atrium, unless otherwise noted.

January 13, 2016
Carlos Vilalta (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Mexico)
Do Police CCTV Systems Prevent Crime? Evidence from Mexico City

February 10, 2016
Kees Koonings (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
Criminal Governance in Latin America: The Consequences of ‘New Violence’ for Power and Territoriality

February 24, 2016
Michel Misse (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
The social accumulation of violence in Brazil: some remarks

March 9, 2016
Deborah Poole (Johns Hopkins University, U.S.)
Uncertain forms:  Political aspiration and legal norm in the Peruvian neoliberal state"

March 24, 2016 - 5:10-6:30P.M. Latin American and Caribbean Collection at Smathers Library
Francisco Goldman (Mexico/U.S.)
Reporting on the Bishop Gerardi, Heavens and Ayozinapa Cases in Guatemala and Mexico, and Some of the Lessons Taken
Keynote Address, CRIMESCAPES: Space, Law and the Making of Illegality in the Americas 65th Annual Conference 

March 25, 2016 - 5:00 - 6:30P.M. Emerson Alumni Hall Rooms A and B
Diane Davis (Harvard University, U.S.)
The Power to Define a Criminal: Police and the Social Construction of Law in Mexico
Keynote Address, CRIMESCAPES: Space, Law and the Making of Illegality in the Americas 65th Annual Conference 

March 26, 2016 - 1:00 - 2:30P.M. Emerson Alumni Hall Rooms A and B
Finn Stepputat (Danish Institute for International Studies, Denmark)
Crimescapes. Shifting Geographies of Law and Sovereignty
Keynote Address, CRIMESCAPES: Space, Law and the Making of Illegality in the Americas 65th Annual Conference