The US Studies Centre hosted a panel presentation Of Trials and Trains: New Work in Police and Justice Studies, with the following panelists:

Professor Mark Finnane ARC Laureate Fellow, Griffith University, Professor of History in the School of Humanities, Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security “Prosecuting and Punishing Aboriginal Defendants: Colonial Legacies”

Dr Amanda Kaladelfos Research Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, Griffith University “Sexual Crimes and the Criminal Justice System in Australian History”

Associate Professor Ethan Blue Associate Professor of History, University of Western Australia, 2013 Perth USAsia Centre Research Fellow “Policing Aliens and Producing Citizens: State Capacity and the Origins of American Mass Removal”

Associate Professor Micol Seigel Associate Professor of American Studies and History, Indiana University, Bloomington; 2014 Visiting Fellow, U.S. Studies Centre, University of Sydney “The Object of Police History: What Do We Mean when We Talk about Police?”

Professor Ian Tyrrell Professor Emeritus of History, University of New South Wales Moderator

Professor Shane White Challis Professor of History and Australian Professorial Fellow, University of Sydney Discussant