Presentations

Select Conference Presentations

  • “Transgender Women as Victims of Revenge Porn: Can Therapeutic Jurisprudence offer help?”, (with Debarati Halder) at the 18th World Congress of Criminology (International Society of Criminology), 15-19, December, 2016, at O.P. Jindal Global University, organized by the Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University, NCR Delhi, India.

  • “Children in Conflict with the law in Ahmedabad City: A Correlational Analysis”, (with Shabana Sheikh, Rochin Chandra and Ramesh Kannan) at the 18th World Congress of Criminology (International Society of Criminology), 15-19, December, 2016, at O.P. Jindal Global University, organized by the Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University, NCR Delhi, India.

  • “Criminalising Revenge Porn in vision for Criminal Defamations Laws in India”, (with Debarati Halder) at the International Seminar on "Criminal Justice System in India: Need for Systemic Changes", 29-30, July, 2016, at Gujarat Police Academy, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, India, organized by the Department of Law, Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

  • “Political Violence in South India: A Comparative Analysis”, (with Mili Kishore Kumar) & “Showing Porn and Sexual Harassment of Women: A Critical Socio-Legal Analysis”, (with Debarati Halder) at the Third International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), 28-29, January, 2016, at Goa, India, organized by the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

  • Cybercrime Victimization: New Wine into Old Wineskins?”, at the 15th World Society of Victimology Symposium, organized by WSV, Victims Support Australia, Angelhands Inc. and Australian Institute of Criminology held during 5 – 9, July 2015, at Perth, Australia (Keynote Speaker).

  • “Role of Social Media in the Awareness Creation by NGOs' Working on the Prevention of Online Victimization” (with Debarati Halder) in the The International Conference on Social Media for Good (organized by Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) an international non-governmental organization), 14-16 May 2015 at Istanbul, Turkey. (Paper Presenter: Paper selected in a competition; out of 206 submitted papers only 24 was selected for presentation).

  • “Cybercrime issues in Asia and the Middle East”, at the International Cyber Security Summit, December 1-2, 2014, at Doha, Qatar, organized by Tangent Link, UK and supported by Ministry of Defence & Ministry of ICT, Qatar (Invited Speaker).

  • “Cyber Victimization of Children: Prevalence, Impact and Measures of Mitigation”, at the Fourth International and Eighth Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Victimology (ISV), organized by the Department of Criminology, University of Madras, Chennai, India, 9-11, October 2014 (Plenary Speaker).

  • “Interpersonal Cyber Crime Victimization in India: Preliminary results of a Survey”, at the International Seminar on Cybercrime “Rethinking Cybercrime”, October 17-18, 2013, at Elche, Spain, organized by CRIMINA, Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain. (Invited Speaker).

  • “Cyber Victimization: Interpersonal Attacks on the Internet”,  World Crime Forum-1st Asian Regional Conference - Information Society and Cybercrime: Challenges for Criminology and Criminal Justice, June 20, 2013 at Seoul, Republic of Korea, organized by the Korean Institute of Criminology and the International Society for Criminology (Forum Panelist).

  • “Victims of Cyber Crime”, in the “Opening Discussion: Focusing on victims of crime – Comparing crime patterns and improving practice. Researchers’ advice to policy” (11th June 2012) at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, organized by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet - Brå), held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden (Discussant).

  • “Victim Justice in South Asia: Past, Present and Beyond”, at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, organized by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet - Brå), held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden (Session Chair).

  • Cyber Victimization: Typology and Trends” (with Debarati Halder), at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, organized by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet - Brå), held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden (Session Chair).

  • “Cyber Crime and Victim turned Offenders : An analysis of impact of victimisation and coping mechanisms of women victims” (with Debarati Halder), at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, organized by the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet - Brå), held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden (Session Chair).

  • Implementing Victim Rights in Newly Industrialized Countries (NICs): Reflections on Major Challenges and Recommendations for the Future”, at the 14th World Society of Victimology Symposium, organized by WSV, Victim Support Europe INTERVICT, and LINC held during 20 – 24, May 2012, at The Hague, The Netherlands (Keynote Speaker).

  • “Victimology in the Academy: Challenges and Action plan for the future”, (Workshop) at the 14th World Society of Victimology Symposium, organized by WSV, Victim Support Europe INTERVICT, and LINC held during 20 – 24, May 2012, at The Hague, The Netherlands (Chair).

  • “Patterns of Cyber Victimization”, in the International Conference on “Cybercrime: Global Phenomenon and its Challenges”, organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC), in cooperation with United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during December 2 – 4, 2011 at Courmeyeur, Mont Blanc, Italy (Invited Speaker).

  • “GIS and Crime Mapping in India: Looking Past, Present and Beyond ”, in the “Africa’s 3rd Annual GIS Summit 2010” organized by Amabhubesi Conferencing & Training (In Association with Beaver and Beaver Management Solutions (Pty) Ltd), May 27 - 28, 2010 at Johannesburg, South Africa (Invited Speaker).

  • “Sexting: How do we protect the Victim Turned Offender?”, in the Workshop on "Victim Protection" in the International Conference on “Protecting Children from Sexual Offenders in the Information Technology Era” organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC), in cooperation with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during December 11- 13, 2009 at Courmeyeur, Mont Blanc, Italy (Invited Speaker).

 

 Invited Presentations to Universities

  • “Space Transition Theory of Cyber Crimes: Six years after” Department of Criminal Justice, The University of Alabama, United States of America, on 25th April 2015.

  • “Protection of Youth from Internet Crimes” as an Expert Speaker at Elsevier Distinguished Guest Lecture Series, during 27th to 29th January 2015 at Amity University, Noida, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, New Delhi.

  • “Cyber Crimes and Victimization” Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Christian University, United States of America, on 1st December 2009 (through Video Conferencing from University of Leeds, UK).

  • "GIS and Crime Mapping", at Department of Criminology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand on 7th November, 2007. 

  • “Space Transition Theory of Cyber Crimes" at John Jay College of Criminal Justice,  International Criminal Justice Lecture Series, (Sponsored by the International Criminal Justice Major and the Center for Cyber Crime Studies), City University of New York, New York, United States of America on 20th February 2007.

  • Space Transition Theory of Cyber Crimes: An Introduction” at Lehigh Valley College, (Sponsored by the Department of Criminal Justice), Center Valley, Pensylvania, United States of America on 13th February 2007.  

 

Professional Development

 Organization/Panel Activity - International/National

  • Session Chair – Juvenile Delinquency, 18th World Congress of Criminology (International Society of Criminiology), 15-19, December, 2016, at O.P. Jindal Global University, organized by the Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University, NCR Delhi, India.

  • Invited Panelist / Session Chair – Understanding Criminal Behavior / Teaching and Research in Criminology, 39th All India Criminology Conference of the Indian Society of Criminology, 22-24, September 2016, organized by the Centre for Criminal Justice, National Law University Odisha, India.

  • Session Chair - Media and Criminal Justice, International Seminar on "Criminal Justice System in India: Need for Systemic Changes", 29-30, July, 2016, at Gujarat Police Academy, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, India, organized by the Department of Law, Raksha Shakti University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

  • General Chair (Convener) - Third International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), 28-29, January, 2016, at Goa, India, organized by the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

  • Keynote Speaker at the 15th World Society of Victimology Symposium, organized by WSV, Victims Support Australia, Angelhands Inc. and Australian Institute of Criminology held during 5 – 9, July 2015, at Perth, Australia.

  • Forum Panelist – Challenges to Criminology and Criminal Justice, World Crime Forum-1st Asian Regional Conference - Information Society and Cybercrime: Challenges for Criminology and Criminal Justice, June 20, 2013 at Seoul, Republic of Korea.

  • General Chair (Convener) - Second International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) 11-13, January, 2013, at Kanyakumari, India, organized by the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

  • Discussant - Opening Discussion: Focusing on victims of crime – Comparing crime patterns and improving practice. Researchers’ advice to policy” (11th June 2012, along with Victor Jammers, Policy Director, Victim Support Netherlands, Beatrice Ask, Swedish Minister for Justice, Paula Teixeria da Cruz, the Portugese Minister for Justice, Professor Jan van Dijk, the Netherlands, Professor Vesna Nicolic-Ristanovic, Serbia, and Professor Sandra Walklate, UK) at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium, held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Session Chair - Victim Perspectives in Asia, Stockholm Criminology Symposium, held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Session Chair – Cyber crime victimization: Beyond Boundaries, Stockholm Criminology Symposium, held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Keynote Speaker and Chair of a Workshop “Victimology in the Academy”, at the 14th World Society of Victimology Symposium held during 20 – 24, May 2012, at The Hague, The Netherlands.

  • Organizing Secretary - International Conference on Exploring Linkages between Drug Usage and Criminal Victimization, March 8-10, 2012 at Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. Organized by the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India in collaboration In Collaboration with National Institute of Social Defence (NISD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, New Delhi.

  • Co-Convener - National Symposium on Cyber Crimes: Trends and Issues, 10-11, March, 2011, at Tirunelveli, India, organized by the  Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

  • General Chair (Convener) - First International Conference of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) 15-17, January, 2011, at Jaipur, India, organized by the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

  • Panelist/Facilitator – Victim Protection, International Conference on “Protecting Children from Sexual Offenders in the Information Technology Era” organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme (ISPAC), in cooperation with United Nations office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during December 11- 13, 2009 at Courmeyeur, Mont Blanc, Italy.