Welcome to the British Society of Criminology
The British Society of Criminology aims to further the interests and knowledge of both academic and professional people who are engaged in any aspect of work or teaching, research or public education about crime, criminal behaviour and the criminal justice systems in the United Kingdom. The Society has been in existence for over 50 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
Birmingham City University host the 2018 British Society of Criminology conference, July 3-6, 2018.
The AGM will be held at 12:45 – 13:45 (during the lunch break of the conference) on July 5, 2018 in Room 382, Curzon Building B, 4 Cardigan Street, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, B4 7BD.
See the conference website for full information on registration, calls for abstracts and much more.
British Society of Criminology, Annual Conference 2020 – Invitation to Tender
The British Society of Criminology invites tenders from academic or related institutions for the organisation of the summer 2020 BSC Annual Conference.
Click here for further details
See what Vicky Heap has to say about hosting a BSC annual conference
A new venture for 2018 is our Blog.
If you want to submit an article for the blog, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
A round-up of annual conferences can be found here
Please explore our site to find information about the Society and its regional and network activities, links to other events, calls for papers, research (including, QAA benchmarks, ethical statement and websites of potential use to criminologists), and a jobs board of current vacancies in criminology.
If you are interested in becoming a member, you can apply from the Membership page. Membership includes a personal subscription to the Society’s official journal Criminology & Criminal Justice and, for most categories of membership, subscription to The British Journal of Criminology.
BSC Members Book Draw
July 2018 Book Draw
Research Ethics in Criminology: Dilemmas, Issues and Solutions
Edited by Malcolm Cowburn, Loraine Gelsthorpe and Azrini Wahidin.
To enter the book prize draw please email email@example.com with ‘Prize Draw: July’ in the subject line. The closing date is July 31, 2018. The draw will be made August 1, 2018. All entries are checked as being BSC members and then drawn randomly. We only contact the winner directly. Notice of the winner will be made in the BSC bulletin and on Twitter.
If you can’t wait to win, there is a ‘Look Inside’ feature on the website.
Follow us to be the first to hear about events and other activities.