Welcome

The World Society of Victimology is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization with Special Category consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and the Council of Europe.     Read more

Who we are…

The membership of the World Society of Victimology consists of a wide variety of individuals — from students to academics, from interested individuals to government officials — dedicated to improving the plight of victims of crime and the abuse of power around the globe.     Read more

Announcements

Post Graduate Course – Victimology: Law, policy and practice – July 2015 – Perth, Western Australia

Post Graduate Course – Victimology: Law, policy and practice – July 2015 – Perth, Western Australia

Post Graduate Course on Victimology: Law, Policy and Practice – 1st -4th July 2015,  Perth, Western Australia — Presented by the University of Western Australia’s Law School in association with 15th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology: Victimisation, justice and healing: Challenging orthodoxies, 5-9 July 2015, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia. The course will cover themes including: International […]

Filed in Announcements by on February 6, 2015
WSV Scholarships – Expressions of Interest Closed

WSV Scholarships – Expressions of Interest Closed

The WSV is pleased to announce that an overwhelming number of people have expressed interest in receiving a WSV scholarships (each in the sum of Euro 2000) to attend the forthcoming WSV International Symposium on Victimology. Expressions of interest are now CLOSED.  Thank you to all who applied and all who helped the WSV promote the […]

Filed in Announcements by on February 6, 2015
Victimology symposium – Call for abstracts – Extended

Victimology symposium – Call for abstracts – Extended

The 15th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology will be held in Perth, Western Australia at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 5-9 July 2015.               The Symposium will invite International and Australian presenters from the broader discipline of Victimology and bring them together in one […]

Filed in Announcements by on December 31, 2014
Nominations – Closed

Nominations – Closed

The nomination process for the election of members to the Executive Committee and for granting of the WSV Awards is closed.  Thank you to all who made nominations. The Secretary-General (Michael O’Connell) will contact all nominees who are eligible for election to ascertain if they are willing to stand for election.  Those will to stand […]

Filed in Announcements by on December 31, 2014