Videos of plenary sessions and selected parallel sessions


Opening ceremony: Welcome and introduction to the conference

 Vania Ceccato, Maria Håkansson (KTH), Alice Marshall and Klara Folkesson (KTH) and Karin Svanberg (BRÅ).

Plenary session: The right to safe public places: Current trends & practices

Liz Kelly, London Metropolitan University, UK, Fiona Vera-Gray, Durham University, UK, Juma Assiago, The Safer Cities Programme at UN-Habitat.
Chair: Mahesh Nalla, Michigan State University, USA
Session: Ageing, disability and safety
Catherine Sundling, Vanessa Stjernborg, Roya Bamzar (see program of the conference for affiliation)


Plenary session: Individual’s agency: Sexual crimes and example of supporting infrastructures
Karin Johansson and Johanna Aust, filmmaker, FlickFilm, Germany, Jenny Westerstrand, The National Organization for Women’s Shelters, Sweden.
Plenary session: Women and violence from a global perspective
Elisabeth Löfgren, UN Women National Committee, Sweden; Supreet Singh, The Safecity initiative, India.
Chair: Madeline Brozen, UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, USA.
Plenary session: Women, violence and space
 Vânia Ceccato, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Jenny Westerstrand, The national organization for women’s shelters, Sweden.
Chair: Carolyn Whitzman, The University of Melbourne, Australia.


Panel debate: Unsettling Conversation: The politics of fear and safety – dealing with uncertainties in planning

 Panelists: Annika Kanyama, Jonathan Metzger, Erik Stenberg & Vânia Ceccato
Chair: Catharina Gabrielsson, Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment – CHS



Parallel session: Transit safety II: Los Angeles, London, Milan and São Paulo

Madeline Brozen, Reka Solymosi and Andrew Newton, Serena Favarin, Paula Santoro
Chair: Hugo d’Arbois de Jubainville, National Observatory Crime and Criminal Justice Responses (ONDRP), France.


Parallel session: Safety, gender and urban planning
Plenary session: Violence and the (in)tangible city: buildings, movement and people

Prof Katja Grillner starts the session and presents the KTH based FATALE.

Transit crime, the built environment and gender differences,
Prof Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, UCLA

USA Sexual harassment in public spaces in India: An analysis of perceptions of victims and self-reported offenders, Prof Mahesh Nalla, Michigan State University.

Final debate: Research agenda and policy. Final comments.

Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Supreet Singh, India Juma Assiago, Mahesh Nalla, Hugo d’Arbois de Jubainville
Chair: Fiona Vera-Gray
Final comments: Carolyn Whitzman