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Crime and Security Research Institute Seminar Series: Police Ethnography in Latin America

Visiting Fellow Dr Rafael Alcadipani (FGV’s São Paulo School of Business Administration) will give an overview of 4 years ethnographic fieldwork among police detectives in São Paulo. His work draws on observed activities in police stations as well as specialized units on homicide, kidnapping and specialized patrol. In the presentation Dr Alcadipani will discuss the challenges of being a police detective in a crime dominated region with special attention to issues of labelling, identity and the use of social media.

Location: Crime & Security Research Institute Level 2, Friary House, Greyfriars Rd, Cardiff, CF10 3AE

Booking Info: To reserve your place please contact: crimeandsecurity@cardiff.ac.uk