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October Prize Draw for OUP book ‘Criminology’

The October Prize Draw is for the OUP book ‘Criminology’, edited by BSC members Steve Case, Phil Johnson, David Manlow, Roger Smith, and Kate Williams. Thanks to OUP the British Society of Criminology (BSC) has TWO copies to give away. To enter please email with ‘Prize Draw – October’ in the subject line. The closing date is 31 October 2017. The draw will be made 1 November 2017. 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 and on Twitter. A sample chapter can be accessed here.

Competition - Free conference place @ Being There: Ethnography and the Study of Policing

A conference titled "Being There: Ethnography and the Study of Policing" is scheduled to be held on 18-19 January 2018 at the University of Liverpool. There is one free place to giveaway for this conference. The organizers have very generously donated a free place specifically for a BSC member. The conference is very affordable for anyone not winning. To enter, please email with ‘Conference Draw – Policing’ in the subject line by Sunday, 26 November 2017.

Organised by the Police Ethnography Research Collaboration with the International Criminological Research Unit, this will be an opportunity for dialogue about the value of ethnographic approaches for enhancing our understanding of policing. Abstracts for contributions are also welcomed before the abstract deadline: Monday, 27 November 2017. For more information and registration details see.

British Society of Criminology Conference: Transforming Criminology: Rethinking Crime in a Changing World

The 2018 British Society of Criminology annual conference will be held in Birmingham, UK. Hosted by Birmingham City University the conference will take place on 3-6 July 2018. This year, the theme of the conference is "Transforming Criminology: Rethinking Crime in a Changing World". Save the date!