In honor of the 150th anniversary of Howard University, the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center is hosting a conference highlighting the relationship between the US and the Caribbean. We are seeking paper abstract submissions, panel proposals and workshop proposals as part of the conference entitled Police, Law & Society: Tying the Caribbean to the Black Experience. Workshops and papers should emphasize current topics of particular interest to community members from all academic disciplines.
This Program’s Theme Will Focus On:
- Police and Community Relations
- Regulatory Challenges and Barriers Preventing Effective Policing
- Community Oversight
- Youth and Police Interactions
- Policing Models
- Administration of Law Enforcement Agencies and Personnel
- The Role and Impact of the Media
- The Effect of Colonialism on Personal Views
- Police Brutality
- Crime Prevention as a Bridge
Submissions are not limited to the aforementioned topics and the committee will welcome those covering related issues. All inquiries and proposals should be emailed to Tiffany Simmons at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than June 2, 2017. Acceptances will be emailed starting May 15, 2017 and will be issued on a rolling basis through the deadline. Early submissions are encouraged. Please see the attached flyer for requirements and proposal formats.