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 nearly 60 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
Dates: 7-9 July, 2021
The BSC and the Open University are delighted to open the call for abstracts. Our aim is to provide space for criminologists to forge critical discussion and debate on a broad range of topics relating to the conference theme.
The conference rate for all delegates will be £50.
Student Bursaries will available and we are currently calling for contributions to the BSC bursary scheme. We would really appreciate your support: https://www.britsoccrim.org/donations/
New blog: Political & Social Control Through Criminal Laws: the politics of criminalisation in India, by Naveed Mehmood Ahmad
If you want to submit an article for the blog, please contact us on email@example.com
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 Book Draw
This month the book draw is for ‘Harmful Traditional Practices: Prevention, Protection, and Policing’, by Gerry Campbell, Karl Roberts, and Neelam Sarkaria. With thanks to Palgrave Publishers 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: April’ in the subject line. The closing date is April 30, 2021. The draw will be made at the beginning of May. 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 Bit of a Stretch, by Chris Atkins. With thanks to Atlantic Books for supporting the BSC book draw. Winner to be announced.
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