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.
Registration and call for papers now available for our 2017 annual conference.
A round-up of the 2016 conference 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, 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 May prize draw is for a book kindly donated by Palgrave Macmillan.
Gambling, Crime and Society by James Banks
To enter the book prize draw please email email@example.com with ‘Prize Draw – May’ in the subject line.
The closing date is May 31 2017. The draw will be made June 1 2017.
April’s prize draw for Supporting Victims of Hate Crime, by Kusminder Chahal was won by Pamela Davies (Northumbria University) and Jac Armstrong (University of Chester).
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