In The Picture

February 2015 – In the picture – The study of Spinhuis-member Holly Smallbone focuses on the impact of parental imprisonment on children’s wellbeing. She is specifically interested in the post-release period and how factors that occur prior to the imprisonment, during the imprisonment, and after the imprisonment relate to children’s wellbeing. For more information about the study, click here.

October 2014 – In The Picture: Recently, Spinhuis members Marianne Weevers and Catrien Bijleveld published an article on 58 female beggars and vagabonds transferred from a penal labor institution to a state mental asylum (1886–1910) (find the article under Books, Publications and the Media). For a related presentation in PDF, click here.

July 2014 – In The Picture: The study of Spinhuis-member Lucy Williams focuses on serious female offenders living in Liverpool and London during the nineteenth century. For more information, click here.

March 2014 – In The Picture: Recently, Manon van der Heijden, project leader of ‘Crime and gender 1600-1900: a comparative perspective’ published a new book on criminal women in Holland from 1600-1800. Click here for more information.