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Major events which are the substantial and organisational basis for the establishment and work of the European Centre for Penological Studies

2024.05.07

European Centre for Penological Studies and Chair of Criminology and Criminal Policy of Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialization of University of Warsaw invite to the Seminar from the series “Changing Penologies” on the up to date important issues of penal policy and penitentiary policy and penology, which will be held on 10 of May 2024 10.00-15.00 in the building of IPSiR Pochorążych Street 20 Warsaw in the room 37. Seminar is related to the promotion of the special issue of Archives of Criminology 2/2023 which was prepared in cooperation with European Centre for Penological Studies.

2024.04.17

17 of April 2024 Seminar on the chosen questions of the reforms of criminal law in Poland and England and Wales, the presentations by Jarosław Utrat-Milecki and Stephen Shute organize by Institute of Criminology of University of Sussex with the European Centre for Penological Studies, meeting with platform ZOOM
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2024.04.02

Edition of Archives of Criminology Volume nr 45 issue 2/2023, prepared in cooperation with European Centre for Penological Studies of University of Warsaw. Special issue "Changing penologies and European crime policy. Theory and practice in the global context, guest edtiors: Joanna Banach-Gutierres, University of Warmia and Mazury, Tom Daems, KU Leuven, Institute of Criminology, Belgium, Anthea Hucklesby University of Birmingham, Jarosław Utrat-Milecki, European Centre for Penological Studies University of Warsaw.

2024.01.19

European Centre for Penological Studies with the collaboration of the Chair of Criminology of IPSiR organizes the working Seminar and study visit Criminal Justice in the 21 st Century (2nd Seminar) with the participation of our Colleagues from of University of Sussex: prof. Stephenem Shute, prof. Mark Walters, dr Paul McGuinnness, dr Simone Santorso, dr Lucy Welsh, dr Luca Follis, dr Hannah Mason-Bish.
OUTLINE OF THE PROGRAMME
January 22nd to 23rd of 2024

January 22nd, 2024,
10:15 a.m. (20 Podchorążych Street)
10:15 – 11:45 a.m. LECTURE Professor Stephan Shute The Origins and Development of Imprisonment in the United Kingdom. (room 44) 12:15 p.m. Seminar Criminal Justice in the 21 st Century. (room 37) Presentations, discussions, proposals, suggestions and ideas for research , publications and future collaboration.
January 23, 2024,
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meeting at the Office for International Programmes (venue to be decided)

2024.01.09

European Centre for Penological Studies is organizing on 20-24 of January 2024 workshops with Colleagues from University of Sussex: prof. Stephen Shute, prof. Mark Walters, dr Paul McGuinness, dr Simone Santorso, dr Lucy Welsh, dr Luca Follis and dr Hannah Mason-Bish. The primary goal of workshops will be for participants to present on their research so we may plan possible future research collaborations. Workshops will be organised in IPSiR ul. Podchorazych 20, Warsaw, by European Centre for Penological Studies in collaboration with the Chair of Criminology of IPSiR.

2023.11.15

15 of November 2023, Rector of University of Warsaw awarded
J. Utrat-Milecki
A Distinction for scholarly Achievement, and here is a link to the text.

2023.11.06

The European Centre for Penological Studies cordially invites students and academics to the open lecture by professor Stephen Shute from University of Sussex, „Risk assesment and the Institution of Parole in England and Wales". The Lecture will be delivered in the building of The Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialization of University of Warsaw , ul. Podchorążych 20, on 6 of November 2023, from 10,45 to 11.45, room 44.

2023.05.22

The working meeting of European Centre for Penological Studies with the Chair of Criminology of IPSiR concerning the future collaboration with School of Law, Politics and Sociology of University of Sussex, and especially concerning the workshop on criminal justice planned in IPSiR for 6-7 of November 2023 in order to develop the collaboration with University of Sussex in researches, publications and lectures.

2023.05.10–12

Visit to Brighton. The European Centre for Penological Studies initiated cooperation between IPSiR and the School of Law, Politics and Sociology of University of Sussex.

2023.04.26

The former student of IPSiR ( B.A, and MA studies), and former phd student at Institute of Applied Social Sciences dr Karolina Całkowska-Krawczyk defended at the University of Warsaw the doctorate thesis prepared in the framework of European Centre for Penological Studies on the origins of modern penology especially in the works of American intellectual Francis Lieber.

2022.10.20-21

15th Anniversary of the European Centre for Penological Studies named after Prof. G. Rejman,Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialization, University of Warsaw: Conference Changing Penologies and European Crime Policy: Theory and Practice in the Global Context. The Conference has been awarded the auspices of the Rector of the University of Warsaw.

2022.09

The oficial opening of the new editorial series penology.org. created in the European Centre for Penological Studies with the collaboration with the Warsaw University Press October 2022 the publication of Two Volumes of General Penology of J. Utrat-Milecki in the framework of the new series penology.org by the Warsaw University Press.

2022.01.30

It is with sadness that we report that Professor Christopher Harding,
a long-time supporter of and contributor to the Centre,
died at the age of 70 in 2021.

2021.09.10

10 September 2021, The University of Warsaw promoted Jadwiga Królikowska to the special status of doktor habilitowany (associate professor) in the field of sociology for her book Judges on punishment, punishing, and impunity. Sociological Analysis of Judicial Sentencing , Warsaw University Press, Warsaw 2020, and the whole academic achievements.

2021.08.18

It is with great sadness that we announce the death on August 18, 2021 of Profesor Michał Pietrzak obituary notice

2020.06.01

With deep regret we have received the news of the death of
Professor Marian Filar
obituary notice

2019.12.06

Seminar on the penitentiary reforms in the 30 ties and 40-ties of XIX century in the debate at the Penitentiary Congress of 1846 and in the discusion of American penitentiary reformers . The intruductory Lectures presented by the phd student Karolina Całkowska and dr Dariusz Schmidt

2019.11.22

Seminar presentation of the results of research of dr Ayur Zanaev on the Buriat’s idea of social order based on the didactic buddist’s literature and legal documents from the archives of Sankt Petersburg

2018.05.24-25

10 Anniversary of Prof. G. Rejman European Centre for Penological Studies - EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, programme, more information
poster

2017.01.10

Jarosław Utrat-Milecki – participation in the debate Resocialization versus Retribution, organized by the European Law Students’ Association (ELSA)

2016.11.29

Seminar on the beginings of Penology as an academic discipline

2016.11.19

Medal of the 200 Years Jubileum of the University of Warsaw for dr Jadwiga Królikowska

2016.06.06

Seminar: the presentation of Prof. Christine Marie from the University of La Rochelle: "Le champ de la prévention de la récidive dans sa dimension multi-partenariale et institutionnelle en Charente-Maritime: étude locale et perspectives comparatistes (rapport: juillet 2014)"

2014.05.14

Seminar: Determinant Factors of Contemporary Cultures, Programme

2013.11.28

lecture of prof. Zuyu Lee/p>

2013.05.15

Conference Indian Modernity, Revisiting Tradition: Some Reflections

2013.04.23

Criminological Seminar related to the presentation by Prof. Lakhsmi Subramanian Lecture: Criminalizing the Subject: Law and Social Reform and the Colonial State in India.

2013.03.07-08

International, Intedisciplinarny Scientific Conference under Auspices of the Rector of University of Warsaw Professor Marcin Pałys ”Penal Cultures. Reforms of Criminal Law in Poland in the Context of European and International Tendencies”.

2012.03.09

at the École Normale Supérieure rue d’Ulm Paris Director of the European Centre for Penological Studies had the honour to call Prof. Michel Mazoyer into the corps of the Consultants of the Centre. In that way after some years of close and fruitful collaboration with the Center Prof. Mazoyer became the official Consultant of European Centre for Penological Studies in respect of Ancient History.

2012.02.27

International Conference “Education in the Time of Migration and Multiculturalism. Promises of Multiculturalism - Hopes and Illusions” was held on 27 February 2012. at J. Brudziński Hall in the Rectorate Building of University of Warsaw. The Conference promoted a new book edited in the framework of European Centre for Penological Studies “(False) Promises of Multiculturalism”, ed. J. Królikowska, Warsaw Uniwersity Press 2012 (to be published in May 2012).

2012.01.16-19

Prof.G. Rejman European Centre for Penological Studies and the Division of Culturally Integrated Legal and Social Studies of IPSiR organized 3 seminars of Professor Michel Mazoyer from University of Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne on the antient tracks of globalization.

2011.11.30

From the initiative of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialization the Council of the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Resocialization unanimously gave the name of Prof. Genowefa Rejman on the European Centre for Penological Studies.

2011.11

The research project worked out in the framework of European Centre for Penological Studies won prestigious grant from National Centre of Science in Kraków: the Contract nr UMO-2011/01/B/HS5/03206. Title of the Project: Cultural Context of the Criminal Policy and of the Reforms of Penal Law. Multidisciplinary Analysis: Legal, Penological, Historical, Sociological, Cultural (Anthropological) of Reforms of Penal Law in Poland in the Lights of European and and International Tendencies. The Director of the Project Professor Jarosław Utrat-Milecki. The Amount 198 420 PLN, the time of realization 24 moths (2012-2013).

2011.10.14

prof. Genowefa Rejman passed away. She was the Honorary Patron of the European Centre for Penological Studies.

2011.05.12

"Political Aspects Of Crime. Penal Law As An Instrument Of Political Marketing" - a conference organised at the Sejm (lower house of parliament) of the Republic of Poland by: the Special Commission for Amendments to Codifications, Commission of Justice and Human Rights, European Centre for Penological Studies - IPSiR, University of Warsaw, Analysis Bureau of the Sejm Chancery. Programme here. Publication here.

2011.02.23

"War and Peace. Social Consequences of Inter-cultural Relations" - a conference with the participation of T.E. the Ambassadors of Iran and Pakistan. Programme here. Poster here.

2010.12.13-14

VII Seminar of European Centre for Penological Studies: the Hittite Civilisation, with prof. Michel Mazoyer. Programme here. Poster here.

2010.10.22

VI Seminar of European Centre for Penological Studies: The Rememberance of the Righteous and Holocaust, the History of Irena Sendler. Programme here. Poster here.

2010.03.03

V Seminar of the European Centre of Penological Studies on Hittite Laws, organised with the Division of Culturally Integrated Legal and Social Studies and the Chair of Roman and Ancient Law of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw and prof. Michel Mazoyer from the University of Sorbonne in Paris. Programme here.

2010.03.01

conference titled "Culturally-integrated research, social work and legal aid concerning home violence in culturally different persons' community". Programme here. Poster here. Photo-reportage here.

2009.05.21

III Seminar of the European Centre For Penological Studies titled “Sources of Law. Emotions or Rationality”. All speakers took part in the Seminar. Programme here.

2009.01.21

Rector’s Office officially noted in the Official Gazette of the University of Warsaw that the European Centre for Penological Studies is a part of the Division of Culturally Integrated Legal and Social Studies

2009.01.15

the symbolic opening of the Division of Culturally Integrated Legal and Social Studies at IPSiR

2008.12.17

Senate of the University of Warsaw confirmed the formation of the Division of Culturally Integrated Legal and Social Studies at the Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialization.

2008.12.01

webpage of the European Centre for Penological Studies launched.

2008.10

inauguration of the new unique major of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation in the academic year of 2008/2009 at the first and second level of studies (M.A studies) at Institute of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation of University of Warsaw which include three oblitagory subjects concerning Culturally Integrated Penological Studies, namely, “The History of Penal Cultures”, “Penology” and “Penal Theory”, and also an optional subject “Culturally Integrated Studies of models of work and ethical standards of probation officers and social workers in justice system for juveniles and in family matters” (30 hours) and three M.A Seminars in Penology and Criminal Law provided in the framework of the Division of Social Issues of Education, and concerning issues which are related to the approach and field of interest of the European Center for Penological Studies (presented in the Manifesto).

2008.10

publication of a broad, substantial report (ed. by J. Królikowska) from the international conference of 12.01.2008 which inaugurated the work of The European Centre for Penological Studies in the reissued periodical publication “Works of the Institute of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation), nr 13 (2008), ed. Jerzy Kwaśniewski (see the materials and documents of the Centre, in English only a short summary of the report is available).

2008.04.23

resolution of the Council of the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Rehabilitation which called into being the European Centre for Penological Studies at the University of Warsaw in the framework of the Division of Social Issues of Education of the Institute of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation.

2008.03.19

resolution of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation concerning calling into being The European Centre for Penological Studies at the Institute in the framework of the Division of Social Issues of Education.

2008.01.13

Meeting of the Consultants of the European Centre for Penological Studies; the rules of work of the Centre were worked out (see the materials and documents of the Centre available both in English and Polish).

2008.01.12

International conference which inaugurated the work of the European Centre for Penological Studies (which was still in organisation at that time) at the University of Warsaw (see the substantial report from that conference in materials and documents of the Centre, in English it is now only a short summary of that report available), the conference was organised by dr Jadwiga Królikowska the President of the Postgraduate Studies “The Support of Culturally Different Persons at labour Market” due to the good will showed and support provided by the Rector of University of Warsaw prof. dr hab. Katarzyna Chałasińska-Macukow , the Dean of the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Tomaszewski, the leader of the Equal Programme of European Union “Support of Culturally Different Persons at Labour Market” prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Pilch and the office of international relations of University of Warsaw.

2007.11.21

The first presentation of the concept of European Centre for Penological Studies at the Scientific Council of Institute of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation of University of Warsaw.

2007.06.11

The unanimous resolution of the Council of The Faculty of Law and Administration of University of Warsaw concerning confering the post doctorate degree (doktor habilitowany) to J. Utrat-Milecki in legal sciences – in the field of law sciences with specialization in penal law for the book Principles of Penology, Penal Theory which provides in the second chapter the general principles of Culturally Integrated Studies and for all his scholarly achievements.

2007.03.24

The interdisciplinary conference “Punishment in Science and Culture” held in Warsaw and organised by dr Jadwiga Królikowska the President of the Postgraduate Studies “the Support of Culturally Different Persons at Labour Market” of the Institute of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation of University of Warsaw, the Postgraduate Studies which started in cooperation of the University with the Equal Programme (with the same name) of European Union led by prof. dr hab. Tadeusz Pilch who showed a lot of good will towards initiatives of Culturally Integrated Penological Studies.

2007

The new unique major of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation was worked out at the IPSiR and validated by the Senate of University of Warsaw and the Minister of Higher Education of Republic of Poland. In the framework of this new major three obligatory subjects of Culturally Integrated Penological Studies were introduced, namely: “The History of Penal Cultures” for the third year of the first level of studies of the major of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation: 30 h of Lectures and 30 h of classes, exam (4 points ECTS); “Penology” for the third year of the Legal-Criminological specialization at the first level of studies of the major of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation: 15 h of lectures and 15 h of classes, credit with grade (2 points ECTS); The Penal Theory for the first year of the second level of the Major of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation (M.A Studies), 30 h of lectures and 30 h of classes, exam (5 points ECTS).

2006

Publication of the book by J. Utrat-Milecki, Principles of Penology, Penal Theory, Warsaw, Warsaw University Press (368 p.), written from the perspective of Culturally Integrated Studies.

2002.02

in Warsaw at the seminar led by Prof. dr hab. Genowefa Rejman and organised by the Scientific Society of Criminal Law a new approach towards penal theory (Culturally Integrated Studies) was presented in the paper “Cultural phenomenon of Criminal Punishment“ (J. Utrat-Milecki). The paper was followed by the article of J. Utrat-Milecki “Cultural Context of Penological Concepts” (40 p.) [in:] Penitentiary and Postpenitentiary System in Poland (ed. Ryszard Musidłowski, Teodor Bulenda), Warsaw, Institute of Public Affairs 2003.

1998

the resolution of the Scientific Council of the Institute of Social Prevention and Rehabilitation of University of Warsaw concerning the opening of new optional subject “Punishment in Science and Culture”, 30 h of Lectures and 30 h of classes. The subject was taught each year for the students of the fourth year of IPSiR and other students of University of Warsaw from 1998 till 2007.


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