Welcome to the website of 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.
Nominations invited for Fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences
The British Society of Criminology is a member of the Academy of Social Sciences and, as such, is entitled to nominate its members to become Fellows of the AcSS. As per AcSS guidelines, nominations are now invited from the general membership.
See here for further details – deadline 9 November 2016
Call for Conference Tenders 2019
The British Society of Criminology (BSC) invites tenders from academic or related institutions for the organisation of the summer 2019 BSC Annual Conferences. See here for more details
BSC Yorkshire and Humber Regional Group
We are looking for an individual or individuals to co-ordinate the BSC Yorks and Humber regional group. There is further information on regional groups webpages: http://www.britsoccrim.org/regional-groups/#yorkshire
If you are interested or know someone who would be interested in such a role or in supporting this role, then please contact Harriet Pierpoint, Chair Regional Groups and Specialist Networks Committee firstname.lastname@example.org
Please explore our site to find information about the Society and its regional and network activities, links to other events, calls for papers, 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.
The draw will be made 1 November 2016.
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