CJRC Scholarships in Southern Criminology

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Past Successful Recipients

2017 Postgraduate Scholarship Winners:

  • Simone Georg, Australian National University – “Karribidyakamerren: everyone working together. Towards an intercultural approach to improving safety for remote Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land”
  • E. Vinoth, Manonmanian Sundarnar University, India – “Sexting: A new era in cyber space for adolescents and its consequences in India”
  • Xiaoxiang Wang, University of Macau – “Concept of Justice, Crime, and Cultural Difference: A Test of Asian Paradigm Theory”
  • John Whitehead, Monash University, Australia – “Conflicts between Colonial and Customary Law: What Forms an Appropriate Responses to Sexual Violence in Fiji?”

2017 QUT Faculty of Law Postgraduate Scholarship Winners:

  • Brodie Evans – “Rural knowledge, discourse and power: The success of the problematisation of ‘economic insecurity’ in the live export debate”
  • Rosie Gillett – “Intimate intrusions online: Safety and discomfort in dating apps”
  • Justine Hotten – “Women are totally different” – Same-sex attracted women’s sexuality and sexual consent”
  • Ash Larkin  –  “It’s’ just a tick in the box of the list of what you do when you hate someone”: The role of physical violence in young women’s interpersonal conflict”
  • Chung Nguyen – “Access to justice of Vietnamese women’s land inheritance rights through the Vietnamese court system”
  • Natasha Papazian – “Domestic Violence within the Queensland Transgender Community: Unique Experiences of Victimisation”
  • Shamreeza Riaz – “Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act 2016 and its implication on fundamental human rights in Pakistan”
  • Bridget Weir – “Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Techniques of Neutralisation in the Case of John Ellis”


2016 Successful recipients and their winning abstract titles include:

  • Xiayou Yuan, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (China): “The potential for restorative justice amidst penal populism”
  • Julia Viebach, University of Oxford (UK): “On narrative, trauma and testimony at the international criminal tribunal for Rwanda and the Rwandan Gacaca Courts”
  • Ross McGarry, University of Liverpool (UK): “For a Southern Criminology of War”
  • Anqi Shen, Teeside University (UK): “Alcohol counterfeiting in the People’ Republic of China”
  • Associate Professor Md. Kamal Uddin, Chittagong University(Bangladesh, India): “Militarization of Policing, Controlling Crime and Terrorism, and Human Rights in Bangladesh”
  • Associate Professor Avi Brisman, Eastern Kentucky University (USA) and Professor Nigel South, University of Essex (UK): “Climate injustice(s), water issues and southern criminology”
  • Diego Zysman, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina, South America): “Building Social Democracy through Transitional Justice: Lessons from Argentina”
  • Professor Sandra Walklate, University of Liverpool (UK): “Criminology, Gender and Risk: The dilemmas of Northern theorising for Southern responses to violence against women”
  • Dr Danielle Watson, Abstract title: “Crime, criminality and North-to-South criminological complexities: Theoretical implications for policing ‘hotspot’ communities in ‘underdeveloped’ countries”
  • Professor Rob White, University of Tasmania (Australia): “Environmental Horizon Scanning and Transnational Environmental Crime in the Asia-Pacific”
  • Professor Máximo Sozzo, Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Argentina, South America): “Beyond the neoliberal penality thesis? Visions about the punitive turn on the Global South”
  • Professor Patricia Faraldo Cabana, University of A Coruna (Spain): “Scientific excellence and Anglophone dominance”
  • Dr Leon Moosavi, Director of the University of Liverpool in Singapore: “The Criminological Significance of Syed Hussein Alatas for the Global South and Beyond”
  • Dr Marília de Nardin Budó, University of Barcelona (Spain): “Environmental and occupational corporate crime in the asbestos case: exporting harm from Global North to Global South”
  • Professor Camila Prando, University of Brazil: “The margins of Critical Criminology: the reinscription of the ‘Other colonial’”