We are delighted to announce that for the inaugural meeting of the Southernising Criminology Discussion Group we will be hosting the preeminent scholar of Southern Criminology, Máximo Sozzo. In his presentation and the following discussion, he will address the central question: 'Why Southernising Criminology?". This promises to be an informative and thought-provoking session. To sign-up for the event, please fill out the following registration form, and the event link will be emailed to you ahead of time.
Máximo Sozzo is Professor of Sociology and Criminology at the National University of Litoral (Argentina). He was Straus Fellow at the Law School of the University of New York (2010/2011) and Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of Bologna (2016). He has been Visiting Professor in several universities (Bologna, Hamburg, Málaga, Sao Paulo, Nacional de Colombia, etc). He has published several books, articles and chapters related to different topics in the field of criminology in spanish, english, portuguese, italian and mandarin. He has recently published in english Southern Criminology (with K. Carrington, R. Hogg, J. Scott y R. Walters; Routledge, 2019); The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South (Eds., with K. Carrington, R. Hogg and J. Scott; Palgrave, 2018) and The Political Economy of Punishment Today. Visions, Debates and Challenges (Eds., with D. Melossi and J. A. Brandariz; Routledge, 2018).