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Aarhus Centre for Conflict Management (AARCON) Summer Conference 2024

Developing Restorative Justice – Innovative Practice Developments and New Ideas for the Future

Info about event


Friday 21 June 2024,  at 10:00 - 17:00


The Lecture Hall at Moesgaard Campus, Moesgaard Allé 20, 8270 Højbjerg


50 DKK

Price: 50 DKK for participation, which includes tea/coffee and cookies. It costs 60 DKK extra if you would like to order lunch from the canteen, and 100 DKK extra if you wish to participate in the conference dinner


10:00 Welcome
By Christian Gade, Director of Aarcon, and Mikel Venhovens, Editor-in-Chief of Aarcon Report
10:45 Tea, coffee, cookies
11:00 Energizer
11:15 Should restorative justice be used more extensively in the criminal justice system?
By Thom Brooks, Professor at Durham Law School, Durham University
12:00 Lunch: You can order from the canteen when you sign up or bring your own. The lunch from the canteen is chili sin carne (vegetarian), and the price includes a water.
13:00 Mediation and conference participants assessments of their meetings: comparative findings from the Konfliktråd Impact Project.
By Sarah van Mastrigt, Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Science, Aarhus University
13:45 Energizer
14:00 The new mediator team of the Danish Prison and Probation Service.
By Charlotte Wegener, team leader mediator, and Rasmus Grosell, mediator, at the Danish Prison and Probation Service
14:45 Tea, coffee, cookies
15:00 Against polarizing scene setting—a consequentialist, democratic and evidence-based approach to crime management.
By Christian Gade, Director of Aarcon, Aarhus University
15:45 Break – reorganizing the room
16:00 Facilitated dialogue: Co-envisioning the future of criminal justice
17:00 Conference dinner.
The dinner features a delightful tapas menu, with the price inclusive of one beer, water, or glass of wine. The tapas selection comprises a mix of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.

The conference programme is available at the Aarcon website: https://aarcon.au.dk