The Iredell Lecture in Law and History 2014, on Historicising Criminal Responsibility

Date: 28 February 2014 Time: 05.00 pm

Venue: Frankland Colloquium Room, Faraday Building

Lancaster University

The Iredell Lecture in Law and History 2014

Historicising Criminal Responsibility

delivered by

Nicola Lacey FBA

Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy

London School of Economics

Friday 28 February 2014, 5:00 pm

Frankland Colloquium Room, Faraday Building

Preceded by a reception, 4:15 - 4:55 pm

Lancaster University Law School (Bowland North C Floor)

All welcome

Professor Lacey's wide research interests span criminal law and criminal justice, with a particular focus on comparative and historical scholarship, legal and social theory, feminist analysis of law, law and literature, and biography. Her books include Women, Crime and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the d'Urbervilles (2008); The Prisoners' Dilemma: Political Economy and Punishment in Contemporary Democracies (2008); A Life of HLA Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream (2004); Reconstructing Criminal Law: Critical Perspectives on Crime and the Criminal Process, third edition with Celia Wells and Oliver Quick (2003); Unspeakable Subjects: Feminist Essays in Legal and Social Theory (1998); with Elizabeth Frazer, The Politics of Community: A Feminist Analysis of the Liberal-Communitarian Debate, (1993); and State Punishment: Political Principles and Community Values, (1988).

A Lecture organised by Lancaster University's Law School and Department of History.

A Lancaster University 50th Anniversary Event

Further details from: Prof. David Sugarman -

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Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: David Sugarman (Law)

Organising departments and research centres: Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, Centre for Law and Society, CILHR Centre for International Law and Human Rights, Crime and Criminal Justice, Criminology, Dynamics of Memories, History, Law