Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

September 5, 2012

CFP: Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Ninteteenth Century

Conference: Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland
Place: Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
Date: June 26-27, 2013
Submission deadline for proposals: February 28, 2013

Description: »The Society invites proposals for its twenty-first annual conference which will address the theme of crime and violence in nineteenth-century Ireland and amongst Irish communities abroad. ... Topics which might usefully be explored, but are by no means limited to, include:
•Secret societies: membership, aims, methods
•Urban crime: combinations and work-related violence
•Policing: challenges and responses
•The churches: clerical reactions to crime and violence
•Criminal justice system: efficacy and criticisms
•Cultural responses: crime and violence in literature, music, theatre.
•Historiography: new approaches to crime and violence
•The Irish abroad: the transported and disaffected revolutionaries«.

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