BSC Wales Branch Website

Welcome to the web pages of the Wales regional branch of the British Society of Criminology hosted by the Centre for Criminology at the University of Glamorgan

Autumn Programme of Speakers 2009
Spring/Summer Programme of Speakers 2010
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Previous Speakers
Future Speakers and Venues
Applying for BSC Membership
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Welsh Criminology Conference 2009
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Autumn Programme of Speakers 2009

Thursday 15 October 2009 at 18:15

Dr Jo Phoenix, Durham University
Abandoning the already abandoned: UK prostitution policy reform and the bio-political turn in governance
A35 Ty Crawshay (A Block), University of Glamorgan

Thursday 19 November 2009 at 18:30

Professor Eric Drogin, Harvard Medical School and Aberystwyth University
Psychological Aspects of Malingering in Criminal Matters
Committee Room 1, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University

Spring/Summer Programme of Speakers 2010

Thursday 21 January 2010 at 18:15

Professor John Pitts, University of Bedfordshire
Reluctant Gangsters: The Changing Face of Youth Crime
A35 Ty Crawshay (A Block), University of Glamorgan.

Thursday 25 February 2010 at 18:45

Dr Francis Cowe, University of Wales, Newport
Hostels Greenhouses or Warehouses ? Rehabilitation, surveillance and the unintended consequences of a risk driven policy for practice(s) on the ground
Committee Room 1, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University
Presentation. Please click on read only to open the file.

The BSC seminar will follow a wine reception to mark the launch of the 'Handbook on Crime’ Edited by Fiona Brookman, Mike Maguire, Harriet Pierpoint and Trevor Bennett, University of Glamorgan) commencing at 18:00

Thursday 11th March 2010 at 12 noon

Joint event with Bangor University’s School Social Sciences Seminar Programme

Dr Harriet Pierpoint, University of Glamorgan
Offenders with Speech and Language Disorders
Main Arts, College Road, LR3 (lecture room 3), Bangor University

Thursday 22 April 2010 at 18:15

Professor Mike Nellis, University of Strathclyde
Creative Arts and the Cultural Politics of Penal Reform: the early years of the Barlinnie Special Unit, 1973-1981
Room 329, Vivian Tower, Swansea University

Thursday 20 May 2010 at 18:00*

*This is a slightly earlier time than the time previously advertised

Professor Mark Drakeford, Cardiff University/Cardiff West Labour Candidate in the Welsh Assembly Elections
Criminal justice in Wales: does devolution matter?
Boardroom (room A39), Allt yr Yn Campus, University of Wales, Newport

The BSC seminar will follow a wine reception to mark the launch of 'What Else Works?’ Edited by Jo Brayford, Francis Cowe and John Deering, University of Wales, Newport

We intend to go for a meal at Gemellis afterwards

Future Speakers and Venues

We always welcome new speakers, so if you would like to make a presentation yourself or recommend a speaker, or if your institution would like to host one of our events, please e-mail
Dr Harriet Pierpoint

Members’ Area

Request to participate in Victim Engagement Research

Welsh Criminology Conference 2009

BSC Conference 2009

Cardiff Post Graduate Criminology Research Group/ British Sociological Association Postgraduate Conference 2008

BSC Book Prize 2008

New Book on Youth Justice

Thanks to outgoing chair


If you would like to post a notice in the members’ area or if you would like further information please contact: Dr Harriet Pierpoint, Chair of the Wales Branch

Telephone: +44 (0)1443 483672

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