Open Prisons in Denmark - Do They Make Sense?

Date: March 5, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Olin 130

Open Prisons in Denmark

"Open prison" -- does that sound like a contradiction in terms? In Denmark, open prisons are a cornerstone of the prison system and "normalizing" prison conditions is preferred for the Danish social context. 

Anne Okkels Birk earned her degree in criminology from the University of Copenhagen. She has served as an instructor at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad since 2008.