The Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) was established in 1962 by the Ministries of Justice in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The purpose of the Council is to further criminological research in the member countries and advise the Nordic governments on issues related to criminology.
2022: NSfK 60 years
The Research Seminar was held in Hveragerði, Iceland. The theme for the seminar was “Crime and Crisis in the North: Past, present and future” and acknowledging achievements as well as setbacks in Nordic criminology during 60 years.
- Special jubilee issue of Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab 1/2022 (open access)
2012: NSfK 50 years
The Research Seminar was held in Selfoss, Iceland. The theme for the seminar was to give insight into some of the major criminological themes that NSfK had been active within during the past 50 years.
Publications and activities celebrating NSfK 50 years:
- Report from the NSfK 54. Research Seminar. Theme: 50 Years Jubileumsseminar
- NSfK 50 years Special Issue Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention
- Book: Nordic Criminology in Fifty Years
For the 50 years´ celebration NSfK published a book, consisting of five research papers that had been published in NSfK`s publications during the 50 years having passed since the start.
- Evaluation report: Den nordiske kriminologiens potensial. En evaluering av NSfK
NSfK published a report, evaluating the organization´s operation and activities during the past decade (2002-2012). The evaluation was carried out by Dr. philos. Hildigunnur Ólafsdóttir.
- Report from NSfK Council´s Working Group: Straf for Voldtægt (Oslo, 3 December 2012)
Council member Ragnheiður Bragadóttir organized the meeting.
1992: NSfK 30 years
- Evaluation report: Tretti års virke (Cecilie Hojgård)
- Follow up report: Nordisk fengelsforskning (Inger Marie Fridhov)