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.
A round-up of conferences can be found here
An Online Journal Published by the British Society of Criminology since 1995 ISSN 1759-0043
If you presented a paper at this year’s conference the British Society of Criminology would welcome your submission to the next edition of the online journal based on your conference presentation. We welcome contributions from Plenary Papers, Panel Papers and Postgraduate Papers.
All submissions are peer-reviewed.
The final deadline for submissions is two months after the end of the conference.
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.
Members September prize draw is kindly donated by Routledge and is the Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts, edited by BSC members Avi Brisman, Eamonn Carrabine and Nigel South.
To enter the book prize draw you must be a BSC member. Please email email@example.com with ‘Prize Draw – September’ in the subject line.
The closing date is September 29, 2017. The draw will be made October 2, 2017.
August’s prize draw for the Oxford Handbook of Criminology was won by the following BSC members: Ahmad Saledin, David Adams, Zeynep Orhan, Melissa Pepper, Victoria Silverwood, Daryl Kenny.
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