ⓘ British Society of Criminology

                                     

ⓘ British Society of Criminology

British Society of Criminology is a leading international organizations aiming to further the interests and knowledge of both scholars and practitioners involved in any aspect of professional activity, teaching, research or public education related to crime, criminal behaviour and criminal justice systems in the United Kingdom and abroad. BSC is dedicated to promoting criminology and criminological research. Its official, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal is called Criminology and Criminal Justice and is published through SAGE Publications.

BSC has reciprocal agreements with a number of organisations, which include the following:

  • Social Policy Association
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.
  • The British Sociological Association
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology

For members, this means they can attend the other organisations events at reduced member rate, and vice-versa.

                                     

1. List of presidents

The following have served as President of the British Society of Criminology:

  • 2015 to present: Peter Squires
  • 2011 to 2015: Loraine Gelsthorpe
  • 2003 to 2005: Maureen Cain
  • 2005 to 2008: Tim Newburn
  • 2008 to 2011: Mike Hough
  • 1990 to 1993: David Farrington
  • 1993 to 1996: Robert Reiner
  • 2000 to 2003: Keith Bottomley
  • 1986 to 1989: Roger Hood
  • 1996 to 1999: Philip Bean
                                     

2. British Society of Criminology Annual Conference

  • 1997, Queens University Belfast
  • 2011, 3–6 July, Northumbria University
  • 2014, 9-12 July, University of Liverpool
  • 2008, University of Huddersfield
  • 2013, 2-4 July, University of Wolverhampton
  • 2004, University of Portsmouth
  • 2015, 30 June- 3 July, Plymouth University
  • 1991, University of York
  • 2005, University of Leeds
  • 1987, University of Sheffield
  • 2012, 4–6 July, University of Portsmouth
  • 2000, Leicester University
  • 2007, London School of Economics
  • 2003, Bangor University
  • 1989, Bristol Polytechnic
  • 2002, Keele University
  • 2006, Glasgow
  • 1995, Loughborough University
  • 1993, Cardiff University
  • 1999, University of Liverpool
  • 2010, 11–14 July, Leicester University
  • 2017, 4-7 July, Sheffield Hallam University
  • 2009, 29 June - 1 July, Cardiff University and University of Glamorgan
  • 2016, 6-8 July, Nottingham
  • 2018, 3-6 July, Birmingham City University
                                     

3. Outstanding Achievement Award

Winners:

  • 2014: Sandra Walklate
  • 2010: Pat Carlen
  • 2018: Frances Heidensohn
  • 2012: Jock Young
  • 2017: John Braithwaite
  • 2009: Stanley Cohen
  • 2013: Joanna Shapland
  • 2016: Dick Hobbs
  • 2015: John Lea
  • 2011: Robert Reiner