MEREPS Final Conference (17-19 January 2012, Budapest)

Final Conference, entitled
‘Responsibility-taking, Relationship-building and Restoration in Prisons' of the project

On 17-19 January 2012

At the Hungarian Judicial Academy, Budapest and the Prison in Balassagyarmat, Hungary.

About what?
The conference is to summarise the main findings of the research projects and the pilots experimenting restorative justice (RJ) and mediation in prisons in Germany, Hungary and the United Kingdom, and to stimulate the exchange of good practices related to RJ in prisons.

To download the preliminary conference programme, please click here.

Who should attend?
Researchers, RJ practitioners, victim agency workers, legal practitioners, policy makers, social workers and other professionals interested in how to integrate RJ into the prison context.

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Alison Liebling (University of Cambridge, UK), Prof. Arthur Hartmann (HfÖEV, Germany), Dr. Theo  Gavrielides (Independent Academic Research Studies, UK), Dr. Tünde Barabás (OKRI, Hungary)

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Would you like to attend the prison  visit in Balassagyarmat  on 17 January afternoon?

A return bus transfer will be provided from Budapest. Return to Budapest will be by the evening on the same day. The registartion fee is 30 Euro/person, including the return travel cost by bus and one lunch in the prison.

If you prefer to participate in the prison visit, please provide your date of birth, your address and your passport number.

(We keep these data confidential, however, we need them in order to enter the prison.)

Registration fee: 80€/person

Deadline for transferring the fee: 1 January 2012

Please note that due to the limited spaces available and the high interest towards the event, we can only guarantee your place at the conference, if you can respect the above mentioned deadline for the transfer.

Please make the transfer to the following bank account:

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1134 Budapest, Vaci ut 51. A. ep. 1. em. 12., Hungary

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HU28 1201 0611 0100 1291 0020 0006

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Raiffeisen Bank

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1061 Budapest, Andrassy ut 1., Hungary



Thank you for your registration and see you in Budapest in January 2012!