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.
BRITISH SOCIETY OF CRIMINOLOGY – EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ELECTIONS NOTICE
CLOSING DATE: October 3, 2021
The British Society of Criminology is governed by an Executive Committee, supported by eight sub-committees. The Executive Committee, which meets up to four times per year, is formed of the five officers of the Society (President, Vice President, Executive Secretary, Treasurer & Company Secretary), together with the Chairs of its main sub committees and specialist networks, and the President Elect and Immediate Past President if applicable.
The BSC has a number of vacancies on the Executive Committee coming up within the next 12 months.
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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 full categories of membership, subscription to The British Journal of Criminology.
BSC Members Book Draw
This month the book draw is for a copy of Tim Hillier and Gavin Dingwall’s ‘Criminal Justice and the Pursuit of Truth’. With thanks to Bristol University Press for supporting the BSC book draw. This draw is open to all BSC members. To enter the book prize draw, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Prize Draw: September’ in the subject line. The closing date is September 30, 2021. The draw will be made at the beginning of October. 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, the website and on Twitter.
This month the book draw was for a copy of Dangerous Men: Ideology and the Personification of Evil by Matthew G. Yeager.
With thanks to Cambridge Scholars Publishing for supporting the BSC book draw. The winner is BSC member Anne Burrell.
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