Contact seminars

The NSfK contact seminars are an arena for researchers and practitioners in the field of criminology and criminal policy to meet in small, informal groups. The contact seminars serve as a cross-professional expertforum in various areas of common concern for the Nordic countries.
The NSfK Council members arrange these contact seminars.

For reports or presentations from the various contact seminars, please click on the names of the seminar in the list below.

Initiatives to prevent and combat gangs and gang-related crime in the Nordic countries

(Copenhagen, 13-14 January 2022)
Council member Anne-Julie Boesen Pedersen organized the Contact seminar.

Corruption and unethical conduct in the Nordic police forces

(Oslo, 21–22 October 2021)
Council member Heidi Mork Lomell organized the Contact seminar.

Contact seminars 2011–2020

Media and Crime Prevention

(by Zoom, December 17th 2020)
Council member Minna Piispa organized the Contact seminar.

Nordic Criminology Study Programs

(Oslo, Norway 11-12 December 2018)
Council member Heidi Mork Lomell organized the Contact seminar.

Exploitation of Undocumented Migrants

(Helsinki, Finland 12-13 April 2018)
Council member Natalia Ollus organized the Contact seminar.

Mobile populations from South-Eastern Europe in the Nordic countries: trafficking and exploitation or “merely” marginalization and discrimination?

(Helsinki, Finland 3-4 November 2015)
Council member Ms Natalia Ollus organized the Contact seminar.

Seksualforbrydere i det strafferetlige system

(Reykjavik, Iceland 21-23 October 2013)
Council members Ms Kolbrún Benediksdóttir, Iceland and Mr Aarne Kinnunen, Finland organized the Contact seminar. For programme, please click here.

The position of victims of crime in the Nordic countries

(Espoo, Finland 7-8 December 2011)

Contact seminars 1997–2010

NB! Material from the following contact seminar is a compilation of the presentations made at the seminar:

Misuse of Migrant Labour

(Helsinki, Finland  26 -27 September 2010)
Council member Ms Natalia Ollus organized the Contact seminar.

Etter løslatelsen

(Fakse Ladeplads, Denmark 5-7 October 2009)

Restorative Justice in the Nordic Countries

(Reykjavik, Iceland October 31 – 2 November 2008)

Hva kan de som ikke vi kan? Om vinnere i organisert kriminalitet og okonomisk kriminalitet

(Holmen, Norway 6-8 November 2007)

Rapportunderlåtelse, åtalsunderlåtelse, påföljdseftergift etc. som en del av straffsystemen i Norden

(Lund, Sweden 7-9 October 2002)

“Praktikens” behov av kriminologisk forskning och utbildning

9-11 October 2000

Fängelser_Administration, behandling och evaluering

(Hirtshals, Denmark 21-22 maj 1997)