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Applications welcomed for UK-Brazil Security Sector and Penal Reform workshop March 2014


Dr Fiona Macaulay has been awarded funding under the Researcher Links scheme funded by the British Council and São Paulo State Research Council to hold a two-day workshop on 'Comparative Approaches to Security Sector Reform, with a special focus on the Penal System' in São Paulo on 13-14 March 2014.

The workshop’s focus is on career development, international collaboration, network building and peer mentoring. The workshop is being coordinated by Dr Fiona Macaulay of the University of Bradford Peace Studies Department and Dr Renato Lima, of the Brazilian Forum on Public Security, and will have contributions from other leading researchers – Professor Alice Hills of the University of Durham, and Professor Roy King, Emeritus Professor, University of Bangor from the UK, and Dr Fernando Salla, from the Centre for the Study of Violence, University of Sao Paulo, and Dr Túlio Kahn, UNDP consultant and former Chief executive of the Latin American Institute on Crime (ILANUD).

We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK and Brazil to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Researcher Links programme. The application form, with more details on the initiative, is attached and should be sent to Dr Macaulay at before the deadline of 1 December 2013.

UK Brazil Workshop Application Form

UK Brazil Workshop call for participants