Enrichment activities? Arts, creativity and spirituality in criminal justice systems, Seminar 1/4

Location: City Centre Campus, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG. Google map of B4 7XG.
Date: 20 November 2012, 10.00-13.00
Theme: Practising enrichment

This seminar is an ESRC research seminar. Find out about our other research seminars.

Seminar details

This seminar will explore:

  • recent political and rehabilitative histories of creativity in prisons
  • the role of the Third Sector in providing enrichment activities
  • the practice of delivering in challenging settings
  • the notion of prison communities and impact of practice on prison staff and different types of regime in different countries.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor David Wilson, Birmingham City University
  • Becky Mer, Prison Arts Coalition
  • Lorna Giezot, Artist in Residence, HMP Grendon
  • Professor Michael Brooks, Director of Therapies, HMP Grendon
  • Esther Baker and Mark Williams, Synergy Theatre Project

Seminars in the series:

  • Seminar 1 - Practising enrichment 20 November 2012
  • Seminar 2 – Theorising enrichment 19 April 2013
  • Seminar 3 – Exhibiting and celebrating enrichment 15 November 2013
  • Seminar 4 – Evaluating enrichment 21 February 2014

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