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.
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 email@example.com
SPECIAL BOOK GIVEAWAY
We had a special book giveaway to mark International Women’s Day.
‘Women’s Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition’ edited by Linda Moore, Phil Scraton, Azrini Wahidin
Our winners were Alisa Stevens and Gill Buck. Congratulations to them both.
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 March 2018 Book Draw
This month SAGE have offered two copies of ‘Introduction to Policing’ by BSC member Michael Rowe. To enter the book prize draw please email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Prize Draw – March’ in the subject line. The closing date is March 31, 2018. The draw will be made April 3, 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.
February’s prize ‘The short guide to criminal justice’ by Lisa O’Malley and Sharon Grace was won by BSC member Carina O’Reilly.
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