British Society of Criminology 2017 Conference

British Society of Criminology Conference 2017

Forging Social Justice: Local Challenges, Global Complexities
4-7 July 2017 at Sheffield Hallam University

We look forward to welcoming you to the friendly city of Sheffield for the 2017 British Society of Criminology annual conference, hosted by the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice at Sheffield Hallam University.

Keynote speakers will include internationally renowned criminologists:

Professor John Braithwaite – Australian National University
Professor Valerie Braithwaite – Australian National University
Professor Stephen Farrall - University of Sheffield
Professor Fergus McNeill – University of Glasgow
Professor Phil Scraton – Queen's University Belfast
Dr Beth Weaver – University of Strathclyde
Professor Simon Winlow - Teesside Centre for Realist Criminology

The call for abstracts and early bird conference registration is now open.

Postgraduate conference: 4-5 July
Main conference: 5-7 July

The Conference Dinner will take place at Cutlers’ Hall on evening of the 6th July.

The BSC 2017 conference will be relevant to both UK and international delegates, from academic and practice backgrounds, with an interest in: criminology, criminal justice, socio-legal studies, social policy, law, human rights, psychology and sociology.

The conference will be held at Sheffield Hallam University's city centre campus which situated directly opposite Sheffield’s rail and bus stations. Our campus has excellent transport links via rail, bus and road, with international airports located in Doncaster/Sheffield Robin Hood (40 mins), East Midlands (1 hr), Manchester (1 hr 15 mins) and Leeds Bradford (1 hr 15 mins). Sheffield is linked by train to London St Pancras station in just over 2 hours, with direct Eurostar connections to Paris, Brussels and the rest of Europe.

Sheffield is a city of half a million people but is known more for its village feel. The City has seen significant investment in infrastructure over the last 15 years and visitors to the British Society of Criminology Conference will find a modern and vibrant conference location. Sheffield has a strong academic culture based on two universities both located within walking distance of the city centre.

BSC 2017 Organising Committee
Professor David Best – Head of Criminology
Dr Vicky Heap – Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Dr Jaime Waters – Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Dr Sunita Toor – Principal Lecturer in Criminology
Sue Bulley – Business and Communications Lead
Sheffield Hallam University Events Team

Key Dates

Friday 23rd June 2017

Conference registration closes

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Monday 30th January 2017

Call for abstracts

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Monday 30th January 2017

Early bird registration opens

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Friday 12th May 2017

Early bird registration closes

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Friday 26th May 2017

Call for abstracts closes

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