Launching the Finnish Society of Criminology

Established in 1941, the American Society of Criminology is arguably one of the oldest international societies in the field of criminology. The European Society of Criminology was founded in the year 2000.  Until recently, Finnish criminologists did not have a scientific society of their own. The situation changed in 2019 with the founding of The Finnish Society of Criminology (FSC). The new organization defines criminology as an empirical discipline investigating crime and reactions to crime. As stated in the founding charter, FSC aims to:

Jatka lukemista “Launching the Finnish Society of Criminology”