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 nearly 60 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
Procedural Justice in Policing: Insights, Complexities and Future Priorities
We are pleased to announce a call for papers for this one-day symposium which will bring together policing researchers and practitioners from across the UK, and across all career stages, to share insights from national and international research and practitioner enquiry on procedural justice. This event is co-funded by the British Society of Criminology and the Scottish Institute for Police Research and will be held at the University of West Scotland, Paisley, Scotland on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
Please submit an abstract of 250 words, including your title, name and institutional affiliation, as a Word document attachment to Dr Sara Grace email@example.com by October 3, 2018. Participants will be notified of our decision by 10 October 2018.
Confirmed keynote speakers: Dr Ben Bradford (UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science) and Superintendent Dr Richie Adams Dr Richie Adams (Police Scotland)
The conference will be free to attend but spaces will be limited. Details of how to register to attend the conference will be sent out in the autumn.
We have a limited number of travel bursaries available for PhD students, ECRs or practitioners who submit an abstract to speak at the symposium. This will subsidise the cost of travel. The organising committee will choose bursary winners. We will base our selection on your answers to the questions on the attached bursary application form (opens as a Word document) and the potential contribution to knowledge or practice. To apply for a bursary, please e-mail your abstract and bursary request form along with a letter of support from your institution to Dr Sara Grace firstname.lastname@example.org
Professor Ross Deuchar Dr Sara Grace
University of the West of Scotland University of Salford
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
BSC North West Branch
The North West Branch of the British Society of Criminology is funding a series of seminars to be held at any North West university.
Please see the NW Network page
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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
We have two fabulous books to give away this month thanks to the generosity of Routledge.
Youth Justice, Stephen Case
Probation, Rob Canton, Jane Dominey
To enter the book prize draw to win both books please email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Prize Draw: Sept’ in the subject line. The closing date is September 30, 2018. The draw will be made October 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.
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