Sunday, 2 November 2008

AIC Domestic homicide conference

The Australian Institute of Criminology is hosting an international conference on the Gold Coast in about a month on domestic homicide.

The conference, from 3-5 December, has speakers from around the world:
  • US
  • UK
  • West Indies
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • Netherlands
  • South Africa
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • and of course Australia

Topics to be covered include:

  • child homicide
  • domestic violence fatality review teams
  • intimate partner homicides
  • alcohol and gun related violence
  • women who kill
  • defence of provocation

An overview of the conference program is here and the full progam is here[PDF].

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