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 60 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.

BSC ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2023 – University of Central Lancashire

Read the latest BSC blog

Emotionally Challenging Research’: A Report on the BSC Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Group Meeting – 21 November 2022.

Professor Helen Johnston provides an overview of the excellent research papers presented at the BSC’s Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Group Meeting in November 2022.

 If you want to submit an article for the blog, please contact us on info@britsoccrim.org

Join the British Society of Criminology

If you are interested in becoming a member, you can find out more on the Membership page or click the button above. Membership includes a range of benefits from networking opportunities, funding, awards and personal subscription to the Society’s official journal ‘Criminology & Criminal Justice’ and subscription to the ‘British Journal of Criminology’.

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New BSC Blog: ‘Emotionally Challenging Research’. In this blog Professor Helen Johnston @cccjhull provides an overview of the excellent research papers presented at the BSC’s Yorkshire & Humberside Regional Group Meeting in November 2022. Read it here https://thebscblog.wordpress.com/

New BSC Criminologist Corner(ed) interview. BSC members can read the fascinating Q&A with @NeilChakraborti in our monthly interview with the great and the good of UK Criminology. This is just one of the many benefits of BSC membership. Visit https://www.britsoccrim.org/membership/ to join today

BSC Book Draw February. Win ‘Privatising Criminal Justice’ @chrishamerton and Sue Hobbs. Thank you to @Routledge_Socio for supporting the draw. BSC members can enter by emailing info@britsoccrim.org with ‘Book Draw: Feb’ as email subject, Closing date: 28 February. #criminology

Registrations are still open for @BSC2023.

Sustainable Futures: Remaking #Criminology in an age of global injustice

The theme of this conference brings a criminological focus to these issues, centring injustices and social harm.

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Latest News
Members’ Book Draw – Feb 2023

This month’s book draw is for Privatising Criminal Justice (2023) Christopher Hamerton and Sue Hobbs. Thank you to Routledge for supporting the BSC Book Draw.

Events

BSC Race Matters Network Race and Justice Seminar Series. – 2 February 2023  (BSC event)

Full information on all events can be found on the Events page.

Jobs – Closing soon

Professor of Criminal Justice. Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, University of Leeds. Closing date: 5 February 2023.

A full list of Jobs can be found on the Jobs page