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Mannheim Centre

Room 2.53

2nd Floor, Old Building

London School of Economics and Political Science

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

Main contact:

Professor Jennifer Brown

Dr Meredith Rossner
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Mannheim Centre for Criminology



The Mannheim Centre for Criminology was set up in November 1990, named in honour of Hermann Mannheim (see Herman Mannheim: a biographical note). .

It is a multidisciplinary centre incorporating staff from across LSE. The Centre provides a forum for LSE criminology, including undergraduate and postgraduate courses, funded research, and a large number of conferences, seminars and other public events, including the joint seminar series with the British society of criminology. 


 Mannheim Centre Seminar Series 2015-2016

with  the British Society of Criminology Southern Branch

Please Note:  All seminars begin at 6:30, participants are welcome to join for an informal welcome from 6pm

All seminars will be held at 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, room LG.03

14 October 2015 Alistair Fraser (Glasgow):   Urban Legends:  Gang Identity in the Post-Industrial City.
Chair: Tim Newburn, LSE

11 November 2015 Harry Annison (Southampton): ‘On Dangerous Politics'
Chair: Robert Reiner, LSE


9 December 2015 Angus Nurse (Middlesex): ‘Green Criminology and Policing the Environment’
Chair: Nic Groombridge


13 January 2016 Jonathan Ilan (Kent): ‘Understanding Street Culture Poverty, Crime, Youth and Cool’
Chair: Insa Koch, LSE


10 February 2016 Carolyn Hoyle (Oxford): 'Discretion and decision-making at the Criminal Cases Review Commission'
Chair: Meredith Rossner, LSE


9 March 2016 Lisa Miller (Rutgers): 'The Myth of Mob Rule: Violent Crime and Democratic Politics'
Chair: Nicola Lacey: LSE


11 May 2016 Sarah Kingston (Lancashire): Women Who Buy Sex
Chair: Leo Cheliotis, LSE


8 June 2016 Nicholas Lord (Manchester): 'Regulating Corporate Bribery in International Business: anti-corruption in the UK and Germany'  (joint winner of the BSC Book Prize for 2015)
Chair: Marianne Colbran, LSE

Other Events

LSE Law Department Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Theory Seminar Series 2015-2016

Programme available here

 See Events archive for all our full listing of our past events and seminars.


05 February, 2016: The Howard Leage of Penal Reform have recently published a pamphlet by Ed Cape on 'Abolishing Police Bail'.  this work arose out of the 'What If...?' series organised in collaboration with the Mannheim Centre.

The pamplet can be found here.  

For older news updates please see our News archive.


This information is generated by an RSS feed from LSE Research Online, and shows the 20 most recent publications (either published, or accepted for publication).

Please refer to the LSE Experts Mannheim group for further publications.


Mannheim in the News

Recent podcasts

Recent videos

Reading the Riots

Released on 16 September 2014

Contributor(s): Professor Tim Newburn, Professor of Criminology and Social Policy, talks about the prize-winning study ‘Reading the Riots’ that he did with the Guardian newspaper.