As a leading international think-tank, IARS holds its international annual conferences to launch cutting edge research and bring to the table key stakeholders for the formation of social policy, legislation and best practice. They are held in London and have a focus on delivering IARS' charitable mission of promoting community-led, evidence-based solutions to social justice matters. IARS latest books and journals are also launched (included in the delegate fee). IARS members receive a special discount.
27th April 2017, Middle Temple, London
Focusing on young carers as one of the most marginalised groups in Europe. The conference is organised within the framework of Erasmus+ (KA2) and will draw from the research findings of the 2-year youth-led project Care2Work that explored the needs, challenges and opportunities of young BAME carers in their transition to responsible adulthood and their fair access to employment, education and training.
15th December 2015, Middle Temple, London
Focusing on current issues of international significance, this year's annual conference will bring together affected women, policy-makers, researchers, funders and practitioners to debate and publish cutting-edge work on issues such as violence against women migration, asylum & gender, female offenders and women-led, best practice models and responses to victimisation, lawbreaking and injustice.
19th and 20th November 2014 - Middle Temple, London
The 2014 Annual conference launched new research from pan European projects such as the Restorative Justice in Europe: Safeguarding Victims & Empowering Professionals. Speakers included the UK Justice Minister, the European Commission lead on criminal justice and several European experts.
6th December 2013 - Middle Temple, London
The 2013 Annual Conference launched new research and debated recent developments in three main areas: race & the criminal justice system, gender & abuse, and restorative justice & rehablitation.
26th September 2012, Middle Temple, London
The IARS Annual Conference 2012 launched critical new research and debate emerging thought on the opening up of the criminal justice system to public influence. 15 criminal justice experts, in a unique three panel format, chaired by Channel 4 Home Affairs Correspondent Simon Israel.