Risky places for crime 

Safeplaces Network – Seminar series

21 January 2021

Risky facilities: Advancing theory and making difference in practice – John Eck, University of Cincinnati, USA

28 January 2021

Beyond crime generators and attractors Patricia Brantingham, Simon Fraser University, Canada

4 February 2021

Crime absorbers, crime radiators as risky places – Kate Bowers, UCL Department of Security and Crime Science, UK

11 February 2021

Risky actions and risky places – Beth Hardie, Affiliated researcher, Centre for Analytic Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK

11 February 2021

Risky actions and risky places – Beth Hardie, Affiliated researcher, Centre for Analytic Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK

11 March 2021

Public Transit – Risky facilities and ‘busyness’ Assoc. Prof. Andrew Newton,  Policing and Criminology, NTU, UK

18 March 2021

How can paths be riskyProf. Douglas WiebeBiostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine, USA

25 March 2021

Alcohol-serving Businesses as Risky Places – Dr. Ned Levine, Urban Researcher, Ned Levine and Associates, USA

22 April 2021

Risky Places and Public Housing: Understanding Gun Violence in NYCChristopher Herrmann, Assistant Professor, Department of Law & Police Science, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice (NYC), USA

29 April 2021

Measuring fear in risky placesDr Yasemin Irvin-Erickson, Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, and a Fellow at the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center, George Mason University, USA

13 May 2021

Risky night-time entertainment zones, corners, and sliversProf Marcus Felson, Texas State University, USA

27 May 2021

Hanging out in Hyperspace: Risky places RedefinedProf. Gisela Bichler, Department of Criminal Justice, CSUSB, California State University, USA

17 June 2021

Risky facilities: Illegal fishing in the natural environment – Dr. Renee Zahnow, Lecturer in Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia

2 September 2021

Are shopping centers risky places? – Prof. Vania Ceccato, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

16 September 2021

Stadia as risky places: The importance of contextDr. Alina Ristea, Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Security and Crime Science, University College London (UCL), UK

30 September 2021

Place Network Investigations to Secure Risky FacilitiesProf. Tamara Herold, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Graduate Director,University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

7 October 2021

Open drug markets as risky places for shootings – Dr. Manne Gerell, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Malmö University, Sweden

21 October 2021

Airports as Risky Facilities for Crimes – Prof. Mangai Natarajan, Researcher of Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, USA

4 November 2021

Combining data and community resources to reduce crime at risky places – Dr. Joel Caplan, Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice (SCJ), The State University of New Jersey, USA

11 November 2021

Reversing Risky Facilities and Re-Thinking Radiating EffectsDr. Shannon Linning, Assistant Prof. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

9 December 2021

Measuring risk at placesProf Martin Andresen, Simon Fraser University, Canada


Security and society – Post pandemic

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What are the security implications of national lockdowns? – Webinar 31 March, 16:30 Swedish time

Is security delivering (or failing) in this crisis? – Webinar 2 April, 16:30 Swedish time

What does remote working mean for security? – Webinar 7 April, 16:30 Swedish time

Rethinking the role of women in security: where do we go from here? – Webinar 14 Apri, 16:30 Swedish time

Protecting the public: is security really playing a meaningful role? – Webinar 16 April, 16:30 Swedish time

Patterns of fraud, cyber and economic crimes during the crisis: what do we do now? – Webinar 30 April, 16:30 Swedish time

Protecting public spaces: what are the implications of Covid-19? – Webinar 7 May, 16:30 Swedish time

Responding to fraud and economic crime: Where can we look for good practice post-Covid-19? – Webinar 12 May, 16:30 Swedish time

Planning for the ‘new normal’: Positioning security teams to contribute strategic value – Webinar 19 May, 16:30 Swedish time


COVID-19 – Cooperating in a crisis: A web conference series for local authorities




Is European cooperation still relevant? – Webinar 12 May, 14:00 Swedish time

How does the extremist threat evolve in the pandemic? – Webinar 14 May, 14:00 Swedish time

How to adapt and manage public spaces after lockdown? – Webinar 19 May, 14:00 Swedish time

How to adapt the end of lockdown to the specific needs of disadvantaged neighborhoods? – Webinar 22 May, 14:00 Swedish time

Using technologies to control the pandemia: Could privacy also be a victim of covid19? – Webinar 26 May, 14:00 Swedish time


High Volume Transport Applied Research 

The impact of COVID-19 on women in transport – Webinar 15 May, 15:00 Swedish Time