British Crime Historians Symposium 5

British Crime Historians Symposium 5


7 October - 9 October    
All day


Raeburn Room, Old College, University of Edinburgh
South Bridge, Edinburgh, EH8 9YL

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The British Crime Historians Symposium 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, policing, punishment and social regulation. This year’s conference – BCH5 – includes a wide range of papers that examine topics relating to the British Isles and its former colonies.

Papers also address the following key themes:

– Interdisciplinary perspectives – Comparative, international and transnational histories – The relationship between past and present

Keynotes Speakers are Professor David Garland (New York University) and Dr Julia Laite (Birkbeck, University of London). BCH5 is supported by funding from the Royal Historical Society.

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