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May 2018

Renata Salecl: A Tale of Love and Hate

2018-05-28T09:39:48+01:0010. 05. 2018|

Debates & Talks: A Tale of Love and Hate Robert Rowland Smith, Renata Salecl, Rowan Williams. Michael Crick hosts. We think love an indisputable force for good. Yet from Jihadi John to Anders Breivik, extremists often cite love of creed or country to justify atrocity. Might love of a person or group also be the origin of [...]

Understanding Causes and Consequences of the Criminalisation of Migration

2018-05-28T09:38:28+01:0010. 05. 2018|

“Understanding Causes and Consequences of Criminalization of Migration” International conference, 17-18 May 2018, City Hotel, Ljubljana, Slovenia Organized by: Peace Institute, Ljubljana; Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law Ljubljana; International Law Association for Slovenia; CINETS – Crimmigration Control – International Net of Studies     BACKGROUND │ The 2015-2016 ‘refugee crisis’ and the on-going arrivals of [...]

Towards “Automated Justice” – Aleš Završnik

2018-05-07T15:18:39+01:0007. 05. 2018|

Our world runs on the application of big data, algorithms, and artificial intelligence (AI) in many areas of our lives; social networks suggest whom to befriend, algorithms trade our stocks, and even romance is no longer a statistics-free zone. Big data coupled with algorithms has become a central theme of intelligence, security, defence, anti­terrorist, and crime [...]

April 2018

Anxiety and Ignorance in Neo-liberal Times

2018-04-26T16:27:54+01:0026. 04. 2018|

PSYCHOANALYTICAL SPRING 2018: THE PLAYS OF SENSES Anxiety and Ignorance in Neo-liberal Times Lecture by Renata Salecl The lecture will examine anxieties that are on the raise in today's times, especially those that are related to people's questioning direction of their lives, their body image, happiness and success. In addition, the lecture will show how new [...]

Podcast: Renata Salecl – The Tyranny of Choice

2018-04-26T16:16:50+01:0026. 04. 2018|

In this mini-episode, I chat with Renata Salecl, a Slovenian philosopher, sociologist, and author of the excellent book The Tyranny of Choice — a slim volume that completely changed the way I think about decision-making. We talk about how our focus on individualism and consumerism drives us to obsess over every little decision we make. And how embracing the [...]

November 2017

October 2017

Big data, crime and social control

2019-09-18T06:57:30+01:0016. 10. 2017|

Edited by Aleš Završnik, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice Drawing on research from Europe and the US, this book identifies the various ways in which law and ethics intersect with the application of big data in social and crime control, considers potential challenges to human rights and democracy and recommends regulatory [...]

September 2017

Working meeting of Trans-making project partners

2017-09-14T09:31:45+01:0014. 09. 2017|

On September 13, 2017, a working meeting of the Trans-making project partners took place at the Institute of Criminology. Trans-making – Art/culture/economy to democratize society is a four year Marie Curie project (Horizon 2020), which brings together a global network of 30 partners, including the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law, the Bunker, and [...]

46th annual European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control conference

2018-05-14T15:16:47+01:0014. 09. 2017|

In August 2018 Institute of Criminology at the Law faculty in Ljubljana will host the 46th annual European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control conference, where criminologists, critical criminologists and zemiologists will discuss social harm that arises from the normalized practices of contemporary society as well as from the technological developments that are [...]

May 2017