November 2 – 3, 2017

CICC 2017-2018 Scientific Launch

Watchful Citizens: Policing from Below and Digital Vigilantism

This workshop, organized by Gilles Favarel-Garrigues (SciencesPo-CERI), Daniel Trottier (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Samuel Tanner (CICC), will take place at Université de Montréal, 2-3 November 2017.

It will launch the International Center for Comparative Criminology’s 2017-2018 scientific season and will focus on digital vigilantism. Considering both the raising of the autonomization paradigm and the digital sphere, the impacts of such dimensions on the practices, activities and dynamics of vigilantism, but also how vigilantism and the autonomization of societal practices with regard to gatekeeping and social control impacts vigilantism will be addressed.

Call for proposal

Proposals should include a title, a clear identification of the author(s), as well as an affiliation and should be no longer than 500-600 words. Proposals may be grounded in different academic and disciplinary perspectives including, but not limited to sociology, political science, anthropology, criminology, media studies, history.

They should be sent to by 22nd May 2017. Authors will receive an answer by 1st July 2017.

More details will follow.




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