The Stockholm Prize in Criminology

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Highlights from previous symposiums

The planning of the 2020 Symposium was in its final stage when it became necessary to cancel the event due to Covid-19. While awaiting next year’s symposium, we look back on some highlights and important knowledge presented during previous symposiums that has foreseen coming challenges in crime prevention.

Cancelled– the Stockholm Criminology Symposium and the Stockholm Prize in Criminology Award Ceremony

Due to the current situation in relation to the outbreak of Covid-19, the 2020 Stockholm Criminology Symposium and the Stockholm Prize in Criminology Award Ceremony will not be held in June as planned.

Instead, the 2021 Symposium and Award Ceremony will give us the opportunity to highlight the work of both this year's and next year's Stockholm Prize in Criminology laureates.

Questions about the Symposium, the Prize or the Award Ceremony?
If you have questions or concerns relating to the Stockholm Criminology Symposium or the Award Ceremony, please contact the Symposium Office at, symposium@bra.se

If you have questions or concerns relating to the Stockholm Prize in Criminology, please contact the Prize Office at, criminologyprize@su.se

Announcement of prize recipient 2020

The announcement for the winner of The Stockholm Prize in Criminology 2020 took place on Tuesday, November 5th at 1:30 pm (UTC +01.00). The event was broadcasted on this website.

2020 winners of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology

The 2020 Stockholm Prize in Criminology lauds Philip J. Cook, Duke University, Durham, USA and Franklin E. Zimring, University of California at Berkeley, USA for their evidence-based explanations of gun policy effects.

Nominations

The nomination period for the 2021 award is now open.

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What is The Stockholm Prize in Criminology?

The Stockholm Prize in Criminology is a prestigious international award that aims to highlight the work of researchers who contribute to significant developments in criminological research. The prize will be awarded at a ceremony in Stockholm City Hall, in conjunction with The Stockholm Criminology Symposium in June next year.

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Prize Ceremony

The prize was presented for the first time in June 2006 at the City Hall in Stockholm. The prize ceremony is held in conjunction with the Stockholm Criminology Symposium.

THE PRIZE

Information
Malin Andersson, Prize Office, Stockholm University
e-mail: criminologyprize@su.se

THE SYMPOSIUM

Malin Eriksson, Symposium Office
e-mail: symposium@bra.se

THE JURY

Jerzy Sarnecki, co-chairman
e-mail: jerzy.sarnecki@criminology.su.se

Lawrence W. Sherman, co-chairman
e-mail: ls434@cam.ac.uk