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BOOK LAUNCH: ‘The Muslims are Coming! Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror’ with Arun Kundnani

Date: 18.30, 13 Mar 2014
Location: Moot Court,
The Dickson Poon School of Law,
King's College London,
Somerset House East Wing,
The Strand,
Does the concept of extremism help us to make sense of political violence? Or does it distract us from the causes of conflict and lead to the suppression of dissent? Is there now an “anti-extremism industry” that encourages mass surveillance of suspect communities? Is the anti-fascist movement in danger of being co-opted by government programs... Read more »

SCREENING: Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country with Q&A

Date: 18:00, 05 Mar 2014
Location: Moot Court Ante Room (SW 1.17),
The Dickson Poon School of Law,
King's College London,
Somerset House East Wing,
**Please note you can watch the Q&A session here** Burma VJ reveals the incredible bravery of Burmese video journalists (VJ’s) during the 2007 Saffron Revolution. Going beyond the occasional news clip from Burma, this documentary brings us close to Burma’s video journalists who insisted on keeping up the flow of news from their closed country despite risking... Read more »

Lecture by Professor Richard Falk titled ‘Severe State Crime and Double Standards’

Date: 6.30pm, 11 Nov 2013
Location: Room K4U.12, The Strand Campus, King's College London, WC2R 2LS
ISCI and The Dickson Poon School of Law are pleased to host a lecture by Professor Richard Falk. He will give a lecture titled ‘Severe State Crime and Double Standards’. Professor Falk is an Honorary Fellow at the ISCI. He is Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice Emeritus at Princeton University and a... Read more »

ISCI’s 2013 Annual lecture with Ahdaf Soueif

Date: 6pm, 20 Nov 2013
Location: K6.29, King's Building, Strand Campus
–To view the recording of this lecture, please click here– ISCI and The Dickson Poon School of Law are pleased to host the International State Crime Initiative’s 2013 Annual Lecture to be delivered by Egyptian novelist and political and cultural commentator, Ahdaf Soueif titled “The Ongoing Revolution” in Egypt. The talk will specifically discuss criminality and... Read more »

Complicity: Europe colludes with the torture of its own citizens

Date: 6.30pm, 17 Jun 2013
Location: Room K-1.56, King’s Building, King’s College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
– Please note that you can view the Q&A session below – The International State Crime Initiative and the London Friends of Ali Aarrass invite you to the UK premiere of the new documentary by Moroccan playwright and film-maker, Mohamed Ouachen, ‘Ali Aarrass pour l’exemple’ (sub-titled in English). This, the story of a Belgian dual national extradited from Spain to Morocco... Read more »

The Dying Sahara: US Imperialism and Terror in Africa, Jeremy Keenan

Date: 7pm, 23 Apr 2013
Location: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XG
Pluto Press, SOAS and the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) invite you to the launch of The Dying Sahara US Imperialism and Terror in Africa At Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XG On Tuesday 23rd April 2013 from 7pm Author Jeremy Keenan will be in conversation with Penny Green (ISCI) about his... Read more »

Extradited to a Future of Torture: The Reality of Solitary Confinement in America

Date: 6pm, 16 May 2013
Location: Room S-2.08, King's Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS
To view the event, please click here This event, hosted by ISCI, will feature the UK premiere of the new documentary by Valerie Kaur of Yale Visual Law. The documentary, entitled The Worst of the Worst, is a portrait of Northern Correctional Institution, a US supermax prison in Connecticut to which British citizens Babar Ahmed... Read more »

Film Screening and Q&A with John Pilger

Date: 6.30pm, 21 Nov 2012
Location: Edmond J Safra Lecture Theatre Strand Campus
ISCI and The Dickson Poon School of Law are pleased to host a film screening and Q&A with John Pilger. John Pilger’s film, The War you Don’t See, will be screened and John will answer questions from the audience after the screening. A wine reception and exhibition of art and photography will follow, showcasing works by Jeffry Feeger, one of... Read more »

Methodology Workshop

Date: 28 Apr 2011
Location: King's College London
The purpose of the workshop was to discuss the innovative ways in which people who research state crime conduct their business. It provided an opportunity to talk about the peculiar difficulties and successes of securing access; negotiating translators and government minders; researcher uses of deception; the relationship between method and theory; and ethnographic experiences. Introduction and... Read more »

‘Changing Contours of World Order’: Professor Noam Chomsky launches ISCI’s new journal, State Crime

Date: 10 Oct 2011
Location: King's College London
On 10 October 2011 Noam Chomsky launched ISCI’s new journal, State Crime at King’s College London. We are grateful to Pod Academy for providing us with the audio podcast of Professor Chomsky’s lecture ‘Changing Contours of World Order’ available here. This event was accompanied by a Photo Exhibition on ‘Taking Refuge in Tunisia’s Spring: African Refugees From Libya’ by Yusuf Sayman. About Noam Chomsky Noam Chomsky is a US... Read more »

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