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Read more at: Understanding and Preventing Recidivism of Young Offenders in Argentina: Springer Briefs in Criminology

Understanding and Preventing Recidivism of Young Offenders in Argentina: Springer Briefs in Criminology

30 May 2024

Dr Mirian S.Orlando and Professor David P. Farrington will be presenting their book "Understanding and Preventing Recidivism of Young Offenders in Argentina. Springer Briefs in Criminology" at the Institute of Criminology in October 2024, (date and time to follow). Abstract: The current book addresses the gap in the...


Read more at: 'Care' and 'Love' in Public Services: Places, Ethics and Potential - Call for papers

'Care' and 'Love' in Public Services: Places, Ethics and Potential - Call for papers

28 May 2024

'Care' and 'Love' in Public Services: Places, Ethics and Potential - Call for papers Contributors are invited to submit a title, 250-word abstract, and contact details (including details of your institution and position). The conference will be in-person and is free to attend. There is a small budget available to cover...


Read more at: Nigel Walker Lecture: "Guardianship, Reactive and Preventive" - 30 May 2024 at 5pm

Nigel Walker Lecture: "Guardianship, Reactive and Preventive" - 30 May 2024 at 5pm

23 May 2024

Book now for the annual Nigel Walker Lecture with Keynote Speaker Professor Daniel S Nagin G uardianship, a key element of informal social control, is central to two influential theories in criminology and sociology: routine activity theory and collective efficacy. Two distinct forms of guardianship, reactive and...


Read more at: Inspiring Futures - Report Published

Inspiring Futures - Report Published

13 May 2024

Inspiring Futures was a major ESRC funded research collaboration between researchers at the Institute of Criminology, the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance and leading arts organisations which investigated the meaning and impact of arts in criminal justice settings. Read the final report here Two short films on the...


Read more at: New Book: Character, Circumstances, and Criminal Careers

New Book: Character, Circumstances, and Criminal Careers

15 February 2024

2024_cccc.jpg The Centre for Analytic Criminology is delighted to announce the publication of its latest book analysing data from the longitudinal Peterborough Adolescent and Young Adult Development Study (PADS+) and testing Situational Action Theory (SAT): Character, Circumstances, and Criminal Careers: Towards a Dynamic...


Read more at: Inequality in Youth Justice Decision-Making Research Symposium

Inequality in Youth Justice Decision-Making Research Symposium

12 February 2024

Earlier this month Caroline Lanskey (University of Cambridge) and Yannick van den Brink (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) organized an online symposium for youth justice practitioners on ‘Inequality in youth justice decision making: A comparative study of underlying mechanisms and possible solutions’. During this symposium...


Read more at: Congratulations to Professor Friedrich Lösel

Congratulations to Professor Friedrich Lösel

24 January 2024

prof._losel_award_photo.jpg Congratulations to Professor Friedrich Lösel who has received the 2023 Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement from the Division of Biosocial Criminology of the American Society of Criminology (ASC). Friedrich, an elected Fellow of ASC, has previously also received the Lifetime Achievement...


Read more at: PhD Conference 2024 - Call for PhD Abstracts

PhD Conference 2024 - Call for PhD Abstracts

16 January 2024

phd_conference_2024.jpg The Institute is please to announce the second run of our PhD Conference, titles " Social Science Approaches to Crime, Harm and (In)Justice ". The conference will take place on 22-23 April 2024 at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge. This conference is an excellent opportunity for...


Read more at: Season's Greetings 2023

Season's Greetings 2023

21 December 2023

Dear colleagues, staff, students, visitors, and friends of the Institute of Criminology We wish you a peaceful, loving and joyful holiday season and a Happy New Year. Thank you all for the interest, support, and friendship of the Institute. Manuel Eisner, Director of the Institute of Criminology collage_1_25.jpg...


Read more at: Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Per-Olof H Wikström who has been awarded the Beccaria Medal.

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Per-Olof H Wikström who has been awarded the Beccaria Medal.

12 December 2023

Professor Emeritus Per-Olof H Wikström has been awarded the Beccaria Medal for “exceptionally outstanding contributions to criminology as a discipline” by the Criminological Society of German speaking countries (Austria, Germany, and Switzerland). The award will be presented to Professor Wikström at the Society’s...