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Past Event

Research Advances in Understanding Violence and Abuse in Later Life

About the Speaker

Dr Hannah Bowes, Associate Professor in Criminal Law in the Durham Law School

Hannah is currently an Associate Professor in Criminal Law and Director of Equality and Diversity within Durham Law School. She is Co-Director of the Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (see here for details and to joint the centre: and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA). 

Her research interests are broadly located within the fields of violence against women, victimology, feminist and socio-legal theory.

Over the last six years she has conducted research examining different forms of violence against older people, with a specific focus on domestic violence, sexual violence and homicide of older women. This work has led to a range of outputs, media interviews and articles, policy and public engagement activity. She has been announced the winner of the Emerald Publishing 'Real Impact' prize in the category 'Mobilising Research into Action' (2019-2020). Previously, she was awarded an ESRC Outstanding Impact (runner-up) prize in 2017. She is currently working on a British Academy funded project with colleagues in the Department of Sociology examining Sexual Violence at UK music festivals. 


Please note that this is a Hybrid event. We welcome colleagues to 66 Banbury Road or on line via Zoom:

This event is part of a seminar series:

Michaelmas 2022 Seminar Series - Ageing Post Trauma

Convenors: Professor Francis Davis and Dr Anthony Howarth Drawing on perspectives from Conflict and Legal Studies, Anthropology, Social Work, and the Health Sciences this seminar series will explore the impact of trauma on the ageing process including during conflict, post-conflict and incarceration.

Event Details

03 November 2022 14:00 - 15:00


Online & 66 Banbury Rd