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Welcome
The Global Risk Governance programme, Institute for Safety Governance & Criminology, researches environmental insecurities by exploring new emerging risk landscapes and their governance that are shaping the 21st Century securities.
Our Research
A particular focus of the research programme is on understanding the new and emerging risk landscapes and their governance that are shaping 21st Century securities.
Our people
Our People
The Global Risk Governance programme team consists of an international and multidisciplinary group of researchers and postgraduate students.

News

News

Global Risk Governance programme, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology

Guest Lecture on Security Governance by Sophie Nakueira at Halle University
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:45

Watch Sophie Nakueira's guest lecture on Security Governance of Mega Events. This lecture was delivered at the Halle University, Germany.

Energy governance, energy security and environmental sustainability: A case study from Hong Kong
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 12:45

Energy governance, energy security and environmental sustainability: A case study from Hong Kong is a new journal article published as part of the SANCOOP project. This article is on the latest volume of the Energy Policy Journal and was authored by two GRGP affiliates, Cameron Holley and Emma Lecavalier.

Resilience for Development Colloquium 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:45

Presentation by Roy Bouwer, Fulcrum Institutions and Sustainability Programme (FISP) at the Resilience for Development Colloquium.

Criminology and the Anthropocene
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 13:45

Criminology and the Anthropocene is a new book edited by Cameron Holley, University of New South Wales and Clifford Shearing, GRG, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology, Law Faculty, University of Cape Town. The publisher is Routledge.

Postdoctoral research fellowship on climate change mitigation and insurance
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 11:15

The Insurance Observatory (IO) invites applications from doctoral graduates for a one-year research fellowship, based at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Seminar Invitation. From Biopower to Ontopower? Violent Responses to Wildlife Crime and the New Geographies of Conservation
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 14:15

Bram Büscher will talk on this topic at a Seminar to be held by the University of Cape Town, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology at the Law Faculty on Wednesday 31 May, 2017.

Regulatory Theory
Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 15:15

Cameron Holley and Clifford Shearing recently published an article titled 'A Nodal Perspective of Governance: Advances in Nodal Governance Theory'  in Drahos, P. Ed. Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications, a REGNET publication, published by ANU Press.

Security in the Anthropocene: Reflections on Safety and Care
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 12:30

Cameron Harrington, research fellow at the GRGP,  and Clifford Shearing are the authors of a new publication titled Security in the Anthropocene: Reflections on Safety and Care.  Transcript-verlag is the publisher. It will be published in August 2017.

Wildlife Crime: Why do Local Communities Poach?
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 10:15

An article on the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organised Crime website explores Annette Hübschle's research on the motivation of people involved in rhino poaching.  Annette is a postdoctoral fellow working in the  Environmental Security Observatory project.