Laura Piacentini

Prof, FRSE, Fellow Academinet

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Punishment and Society Studies
Prison Sociology
International Penal Systems
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Comparative Penology

19982021
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Activities 1998 2019

University of Nazarbayev, Astana, Kazakhstan

Laura Piacentini (Visiting researcher), Daniel Horn (Visiting lecturer)
6 Oct 201913 Oct 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

External Examiner, Criminology UK

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
1 Sep 20191 Sep 2022

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Recrafting Ethnography

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
13 Jun 201915 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

Appointed to Advisory Board, University of Oxford (Event)

Laura Piacentini (Advisor)
6 Jun 20192022

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

The European Prison Forum

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
22 May 201923 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Global Right to Health, Rio de Janiero

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
4 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

British Sociological Association (BSA)

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
24 Apr 201926 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Russian Readings

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
15 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

American Society of Criminology

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
14 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Assocation for Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies, USA

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
12 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

"Who is saying what to whom and for what purpose?": Prisoners as web users in Russian prisons

Laura Piacentini (Speaker)
6 Oct 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Sociological and Criminological Understandings of Human Rights in Russian Prisons

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
5 Sep 201710 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

External Examiner, Masters in Criminology, Edinburgh Law School

Laura Piacentini (External Examiner)
1 Nov 2016

Activity: Examination typesExamination

Social Sciences Now and Then: Celebrating 50 Years of Social Sciences at Bangor University

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
15 Sep 201616 Sep 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Criminology and Criminal Justice (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editor)
1 Jul 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

Critical Prison Studies, Carceral Ethnography and Human Rights: From Lived Experience to Global Action

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
23 Jun 201625 Jun 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Hearing the Hidden Voice: Researching Prisoners' Lives and Perspectives online

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
23 Oct 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Theoretical Criminology (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Associate Editor)
1 Sep 2015

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

European Society of Criminology Conference

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
2 Sep 20155 Sep 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Criminology and Criminal Justice (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editor)
1 Jul 20151 Jul 2020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal or guest editorship

The Regulation of Breach and Compliance in Scotland: a Major Conference

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
3 Jun 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

British Society of Criminology (BSC) Annual Conference

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
30 Jun 20153 Jul 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Punishment and Society (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editorial board member)
15 Jan 2015

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

European Journal of Criminology (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editorial board member)
1 Jun 2014

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

Law and Society Association

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
29 May 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

University of Sheffield, Law School

Laura Piacentini (Invited speaker)
2 Apr 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Glasgow Women's Library (External organisation)

Laura Piacentini (Member)
3 Nov 20133 Dec 2015

Activity: Membership typesMembership of board

Europe-Asia Studies (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editorial board member)
1 Jun 2013

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

External Examiner, The Law School, Queen's University Belfast

Laura Piacentini (External Examiner)
1 Jan 2013 → …

Activity: Examination typesExamination

Resisting the Eclipse?: An International Symposium on Prison Ethnography

Laura Piacentini (Invited speaker)
18 Sep 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Translating Penal Cultures: AHRC Translating Cultures Network

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
11 Sep 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

The Central European University of Budapest

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
4 Jun 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

British Association of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
31 Mar 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Criminal Justice Matters (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editorial board member)
1 Jul 2011

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

Gender, Geography and Punishment

Laura Piacentini (Organiser)
4 Jun 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

Condemned, Rewarded, Punished? The dispersal of legal consciousness into Russian prisons

Laura Piacentini (Invited speaker)
16 Jun 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

The Law School, Queen's University Belfast

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
14 Jan 2010

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

British Journal of Community Justice (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editorial board member)
1 Jun 2009

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

Department of Criminology, Extermnal Examiner

Laura Piacentini (External Examiner)
1 Nov 2006

Activity: Examination typesExamination

External Examiner for UG Programmes, Criminology at the Open University

Laura Piacentini (External Examiner)
1 Aug 2006

Activity: Examination typesExamination

British Society of Criminology Conference 2006

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
7 Jul 2006

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

British Journal of Criminology (Journal)

Laura Piacentini (Editorial board member)
4 Mar 20061 Jun 2010

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial board member

European Society of Criminology (External organisation)

Laura Piacentini (Member)
15 Oct 2005

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

•United Nations, International Labour Organisation, Geneva (External organisation)

Laura Piacentini (Member)
Jul 2004

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Key note address at an international meeting on the abolition of Forced Prison Labour held at the United Nations

Laura Piacentini (Participant)
20 May 2004

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesKey-note speaker and plenary lectures at conferences

The Justice 1 Committee 2005 (External organisation)

Laura Piacentini (Advisor)
20042005

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

External Examiner, all UG and PG Programmes in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Laura Piacentini (External Examiner)
31 Aug 2001

Activity: Examination typesExamination