International Conference on Victimology 2018

Current Development of New Victimology: Interdisciplinary Perspectives


International Conference on Victimology 2018 is an international platform for scholars, researchers, and practitioners to discuss interdisciplinary research and practices of new victimology.



The Purposes of The International Conference


  1. To accommodate current issues and new perspectives on victimological research and practices around the world;
  2. To encourage innovation and progressive contribution towards the victimology by any means;
  3. To advance capacity and network of any scholars, includes academicians, law enforcement officials, victim assistance practitioners, governmental institution, social activists, as well as students in order to build responsive victim-oriented policies in the criminal justice system.


2018 ICV will take place from November 28-29, 2018 in Surabaya, Indonesia. Prospective authors including victimologists, legal scholars and practitioners, or social scientists from all levels, law enforcement officials, victim assistants, governmental institution, social activists, students are invited to submit original research abstracts or full papers which have not been submitted/published/under consideration in other conferences and journals.


Paper Submission:

Conference output will be published in an ISBN registered Reference Book. 

Selected and well written papers will be published at Jurnal Hukum dan Pembangunan Fakultas Hukum Universitas Indonesia (, a SINTA 2 journal.



Topics for Call for Papers

1.      Advance Theories in Victimology; 

2.      Fear of Crimes and  Victimization; 

3.      Conflict, Oppression, Injustice, and Inequality; 

4.      Victims’ rights and the Criminal Justice System;

5.      Mediation and Support for Victims; 

6.      Advancing Research Methodologies in Victimology;

7.      Responding to Trauma; 

8.      Family Violence (Includes: IPV, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse);

9.      Mental Health and Victimization;

10.   Environmental Injustice;

11.   Policy and Prevention of Victimization;

12.   Immigration/Migration: Refugees, Forced Migrants and IDPs as Victims;

13.   Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality;

14.   Sex, Gender and Sexuality (including LGBTQ violence); 

15.   Human Trafficking and Slavery;

16.   Violence Against Women and Children;

17.   Institutional Abuse; 

18.   Victims of  Cybercrime;

19.   Victims’ and Restorative Justice;

20.   Victimization and Terrorism;

21.   Victimology and Elderly Abuse

22.   General Issues in Victimology


Abstract format can be downloaded here 

Fullpaper format using Jurnal Hukum dan Pembangunan Format (a SINTA 2 Journal), can be downloaded here


Important dates 

Abstract submission deadline

October 26, 2018

Notification of abstract acceptance

November 1, 2018

Full paper submission deadline

November 12, 2018

Notification of review

January 7, 2019