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Welcome to GRG
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.

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Global Risk Governance programme, Institute for Safety Governance and Criminology

Crime, Law and Social Change: Special Issue
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 09:45

Crime Law and Social Change. Special Issue edited by Emma Lecavalier, Cameron Harrington and Clifford Shearing.  Lessons of the Anthropocene: Entanglements and Security.

Monthly coffee break
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 15:15

The Coffee Break on the Kramer 6th floor deck gave the GRG team members and friends a valuable opportunity to share their project work with each other in a friendly environment through three minute presentations and question and answer sessions.

 

Hot of the Press! Security in the Anthropocene: Reflections on Safety and Care
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 09:15

Security in the Anthropocene: Reflections on Safety and Care is a newly published book co-authored by Cameron Harrington and Clifford Shearing, both members of the Global Risk Governance programme. 

Energy and the Anthropocene: security challenges and solutions
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:45

Energy and the Anthropocene: security challenges and solutions is a journal article by Jan Froestad and Clifford Shearing, published in the special issue of Crime, Law and Social Change: An Interdisciplinary Journal: Lessons of the Anthropocene: Entanglements and Security.

 

Nodes and Networks in the Governance of Ecosystem-based Adaptation: The Case of the Bergrivier Municipality, South Africa
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:30

Nodes and networks in the governance of ecosystem-based adaptation: the case of the Bergrivier municipality, South Africa is a new journal article co-authored by Lorena, Pasquini, a Senior Researcher in the Fulcrum Institutions project. This article is published in the Climatic Change journal in its latest edition.

Fluid Interfaces between Flows of Rhino Horn
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 10:15

Fluid interfaces between flows of rhino horn is a new journal article written by Annette Hübschle. This article is in the latest volume of Global Crime, and discusses the reason why efforts to disrupt illegal flows of rhino horn have been unsuccessful by honing in on structural and functional aspects of the broader rhino horn economy.

South African Crime Quarterly Volume 60
Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 21:30

SACQ is published in partnership with the Institute of Safety Governance and Criminology at the University of Cape Town and edited by Andrew Faull.

The South African Crime Quarterly Volume 60 is a special issue on organised environmental crime. This issue is guest edited by Annette Hübschle from the Institute of 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.

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