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2 - 5 September 2008

VIII Annual Conference

'Criminology in the public sphere'

Welcome to the European Society of Criminology conference website.

This event will build upon and extend the now-established tradition of the European Society of Criminology in stimulating and focusing co-operation and exchange among scholars throughout - and beyond – Europe. 

We look forward to a varied and inclusive discussion, embracing with enthusiasm the catholic scope of topics, methods and approaches that make up contemporary criminological debate. In particular, Edinburgh - as the capital of a nation within a nation – is an apt place in which to consider further questions about national, supra-national and sub-national governance and institutions and their relation to the major criminological questions of our time. How do criminologists rise to the challenge of these questions? What are the most fruitful ways in which their work may inform intervention and enter wider public conversation?

Key Dates:

  • Extended deadline for abstracts 30 June
  • Early booking rate deadline 1 July
  • Registration deadline for presenters 11 July
  • Deadline for registering to appear on the printed list of delegates 15 August



Conference organisers are grateful for the support of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) and the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR). ESC delegates are welcome to complimentary places at the SIPR Annual Lecture, and can book separately for the SIPR Conference on 2nd September through the SIPR website  These events mark the formal opening of the 2008 ESC conference.


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