Critical Criminology in a Changing World

Tradition & Innovation

The University Square (Universitetsplassen). Photo: UiO/Ståle Skogstad

Please note that the deadline for submitting papers is April 28 (not February 28 as earlier announced). If you have any questions please contact Per Jørgen Ystehede (  

The Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law will be hosting the 41st annual conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control.

The conference organisers particularly welcome papers which empirically and theoretically discuss the ways in which those studying deviance and social control have traditionally responded to challenges in society and how and in which ways ‘criminology’ is challenged today. 

  • How should these challenges should be met in the development of new theoretical perspectives? 
  • What are the limits to critical criminology?
  • What, if anything, defines critical analysis in criminology?
Published Feb. 20, 2013 12:58 PM - Last modified Mar. 10, 2016 8:03 AM