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Risky places for crime - Seminar Series

Crime does not occur randomly, it tends to be concentrated in places that are ‘risky’. These places include a range of settings such as convenience stores, parks, and transit stations, even confined to particular street corners, depending on the crime. However, our understanding of the places and settings that attract disproportionately high levels of crimes is still in its infancy.

Time: Thu 2021-09-16 17.30 - 19.00

Location: Digitalt via Zoom

Participating: Dr. Alina Ristea


16/09/2021 - Dr. Alina Ristea, Research Associate, Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI), School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University, USA
Stadia as risky places: The importance of context

In this seminary series, we invite prominent national and international scholars to offer us their perspective on the nature of risky places for crime and policy responses in different contexts.


This series of seminars will be carried out by Safeplaces Network of KTH Royal Institute of Technology in cooperation with the School of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University in the UK.

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Dates for all the seminars in the series:
30/9 Prof. Tamara Herold, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Graduate Director,University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA - Place Network Investigations to Secure Risky Facilities
07/10 - Dr. Manne Gerell, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Malmö University, Sweden -
Open drug markets as risky places for shootings

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