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The 12th ACS Annual Conference will be postponed until June 18-21, 2021 which will be held at Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan. Please check the website we

11th ACS annual meeting in the Philippines, June 23-26 2019

The 11th ACS annual conference will take place in Cebu, the Philippines during June 23-26, 2019. More information please check the conference website:

2019-2021 ACS Board Members

The newly elected ACS official for 2019-2021 has been announced. Please refer to ABOUT ACS - BOARD for the list. Congratulations to Prof. Setsuo Miyazawa, the incoming ACS president, and other

SSCI-The Asian Journal of Criminology

Asian Journal of Criminology (SSCI) Ranked Q1 by SJR  The Asian Journal of Criminology (AJOC) has been ranked as a Q1 journal by SJR. It is included in th

List of AJOC Papers in Web of Science Core Collection

Papers of Asian Journal of Criminology now have started to be included into the Web of Science. This is a significant step for the development of Asian Criminology. These papers, published in the Asi

Criminology Research Center, Ryukoku University, Japan

Ryukoku University Aspires towards a “Compassionate Criminology” The Criminology Research Center aspires towards criminology that does not hand out severe punishments to criminals bu

2020 Best Paper Award

The ACS gives the Best Paper Award to a paper selected from those published in the Asian Journal of Criminology in the preceding year.  Jianhong Liu, Chair of the Selection Committee, has announ

The 2020 ACS Distinguished Book Award and Graduate Student Article Award

The 2020 ACS Distinguished Book Award Committee and the 2020 ACS Graduate Student Article Award Committee have announced their decisions. An award ceremony will be held at the 2020 ACS meeti