London Metropolitan University Research Institutes
 
 

Seminar 4

Policing and protest in an age of austerity

5 May 2011

Henry Thomas Room, LondonMet, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB (nearest tube station -Holloway Road)

The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has spoken of a "new.era.of.civil.unrest" sparked
by protests against education cuts and university fee increases. How might civil and political
rights be challenged if austerity produces significant social or industrial unrest? What will be the
role of the police in facilitating peaceful protest in such a climate?

Introduced by:      Prof Malcolm Gillies, Vice Chancellor, London Met 

Chair:                  Prof. Philip Leach, Director, HRSJ Research Institute

Programme:

5:15:   Registration

6 - 8pm

Sir Hugh Orde, President, Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO)
Click here to see Sir Hugh's presentation 

Jane Gordon, Human Rights advisor to ACPO and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary 

Tim Parsons, Senior Lecturer in Policing and Criminology, John Grieve Centre, London Metropolitan University

Roger Smith, Director, JUSTICE

Phil McLeish, Climate Camp legal support 
Click here to see Phil's presentation

8 - 9pm:  Networking & wine reception

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