Britsh Crime Historians Symposium

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Event Date : 31 Aug, 2018 - 01 Sep, 2018

Summary :

In 2018 it will be a decade since the first British Crime Historians Symposium was held. This biennial conference meets every two years as a forum for discussion, debate and the presentation of research for all aspects of the history of crime, law, justice, punishment and social regulation. It has become one of the most significant regular events in these research fields. Previous events (organised by the British Crime Historians Network) have been held at Leeds, Sheffield, Milton Keynes (OU), Liverpool and Edinburgh.

Britsh Crime Historians Symposium Details

Venue :
Edge hill University
City :
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Country :
United Kingdom
Organiser :
Name: Prof Alyson Brown, Email:, Institution: Edge Hill University

This year’s conference welcomes scholars to submit panels or proposals related to any aspect of crime and/or the criminal justice system in the British Isles and its former colonies as well as comparative, international and transnational histories. Proposals offering interdisciplinary perspectives are also encouraged as are explorations of public history. We are keen to welcome papers from postgraduates and early career researchers. Submissions will be invited for the Clive Emsley Prize for the best postgraduate paper. Keynote speakers: Professor Ian Burney (University of Manchester) Spatters and Lies: Forensic Cultures in the Sheppard Murder Trials, 1954-1966 Professor Eamonn Carrabine (University of Essex) ‘Reading Pictures: Art History and the Sociology of Punishment’

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