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September 2020 Webinar Series

Following on from the success of the July 2020 Webinar series, we will be hosting 4 more webinars in September 2020.

Thursday 10th September @ 10:30-11:30 BST

Criminal justice system responses to rape are failing: Suggestions for radical change from the VAWG sector

Confirmed Speakers: Rebecca Hitchen, EVAW; Sumanta Roy, Imkaan; Jahnine Davis, Listen Up Research CIC & Kingston University, Amelia Handy, Rape Crisis England & Wales (RCEW).

Chair: Olivia Smith, Loughborough University

Book your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/criminal-justice-system-responses-to-rape-are-failing-tickets-113652433488

Thursday 17th September @ 10:30-11:30 BST

Breaking Down Barriers? Working with Peer Researchers and Experts by Experience who have faced gender based violence

Confirmed Speakers: Dr. Lucy Allwright, Project manager and expert-by-experience lead, Against Violence and Abuse; Cordelia Ruck, Project officer, Against Violence and Abuse; An ‘expert-by-experience’.

Chair: Miranda Horvath, Middlesex University

Co-hosted with AVA https://avaproject.org.uk/

Book your place:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breaking-down-barriers-tickets-113759973142

Wednesday 23rd September @ 10:30-11:30 BST

VAWG in HE: New evidence, new directions

Confirmed Speakers: Anna Bull, Portsmouth University; Erin Shannon, University of York; Adrija Dey, SOAS; Vanita Sundaram, University of York

Chair: Miranda Horvath, Middlesex University

Book your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/vawg-in-he-new-evidence-new-directions-tickets-113659376254

Wednesday 30th September @ 2:30-3:30 BST

Creative and Transformative Approaches to Justice Work – Seeking Justice for Survivors Outside of the Criminal Legal System

Confirmed Speakers: Aviah Sarah Day, Birkbeck University; Kamilah Tomlinson, Counsellor/Psychotherapist ; Melanie Brazell, University of California; Yara Rodrigues Fowler, writer and trustee of Latin America Women’s Aid (LAWA)

Chair: molly akhurst, Birkbeck University

Co-hosted with What Really Makes Us Safe https://www.whatreallymakesussafe.com/#/home 

Book your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-and-transformative-approaches-to-justice-work-tickets-113762294084