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.
BSC Outstanding Achievement Award 2016
We are pleased to announce that Professor Dick Hobbs will be honoured with this award at the BSC Annual Conference in recognition of his major contribution to criminological research and education. http://www.britsoccrim.org/oaa/
The British Society of Criminology (BSC) invites tenders from academic or related institutions for the organisation of the summer 2018 and summer 2019 BSC Annual Conferences. See here for more details
Details are now available for our annual conference. Located in Nottingham, registration is now open and there is a call for abstracts.
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.
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