New Directions in Restorative Justice Practice and Research
- Date: Friday 25 November 2016, 13:00 – 14:00
- Location: Liberty Building SR (G.33)
- Cost: Free, registration is required in advance
‘New Directions in Restorative Justice Practice and Research’ a conversation with Professor Jennifer Llewellyn of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, Canada.
Chair: Professor Adam Crawford, Director of the Leeds Social Sciences Institute & Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Lunch will be provided - please ensure to register so that we can provide suitable catering.
Jennifer Llewellyn is the Viscount Bennett Professor of Law at the Schulich School of Law. Her teaching and research is focused in the areas of relational theory, restorative justice, truth commissions, international and domestic human rights law and Canadian constitutional law. She has written and published extensively on the theory and practice of a restorative approach in both transitional contexts and established democracies. Professor Llewellyn was the Director of the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Community University Research Alliance (NSRJ-CURA), a collaborative research partnership between university and community partners focused on the institutionalization of restorative justice, with particular attention to the example of the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program.
Professor Llewellyn advises and supports a number of projects and programs using a restorative approach in Nova Scotia and internationally. She is currently facilitating the design process for a restorative public inquiry into the Home for Coloured Children and previously advised the Assembly of First Nations and Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission on the response to Residential School abuse. She has also worked extensively in the field internationally, including with the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Jamaican government, the government of New Zealand and the United Nations. She recently co-edited two books in the area: Being Relational: Reflections on Relational Theory and Health Law (UBC Press, 2011) and Restorative Justice, Reconciliation and Peacebuilding (Oxford University Press, 2014).