Nordic sexual violence research seminar online

24 September 2021

This spring the Nordic Research Council for Criminology hosted a research seminar on sexual violence in the Nordic countries. It was a seminar long in the making, as it was originally planned to be held in Halden, Norway, in 2020. However, due to the pandemic, the seminar was postponed and held in a digital format…

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Nordic researchers at Eurocrim2021

10 September 2021

  What current Nordic research is presented at this year´s Eurocrim? Click here to find out from the NSfK´s compilation.   We are also delighted that some of the Nordic criminology researchers participating at the conference are sharing their research via NSfKs channels as well. Please note that we are working to up-date the page.…

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NSfK Newsletter August 2021

08 September 2021

Up-date from the e-mail Newsletter re stipends.   Välkommen till Nordisk Kriminologi 113 (5) 2021 (maj) Innehåll i detta nyhetsbrev 1. Nyheter från NSfKs sekretariat & nordiska nyheter i urval 2. Artiklar och publikationer, nordiska forskare 3. Nordiska regeringar, ministerier och Landsstyret (Färöarna) 4. Nordiska myndigheter och /eller statliga forsknings- och utredningsinstitutioner 5. Universitet och högskolor i Norden 6. Övriga nyheter…

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”Since that day, I only felt hate for the police” – new Blog post

07 September 2021

The Nordic Criminology Blog is back from summer break with a new blog post. ”The police is here to protect the society. But they don’t protect you. They protect the society against you. That’s the feeling you have.” (Man, 19 years)     By Mie Birk Haller, social anthropologist and assistant professor at Centre for…

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Two criminology vacancies in the Nordics, DL August

16 August 2021

  * Stockholm University, Department of Criminology: Associate Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Criminology Application DL: August 20th.   University of Helsinki, research institute KRIMO (specialising in research and monitoring of crime and legal policy in Finland): University Researcher – Core research area sentencing and criminal sanctions Application DL: August 31st.

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NSfK Secretariat on holidays till August 16th

26 July 2021

The NSfK secretariat closes for summer holidays on July 28th. We are back again on August 16th for an interesting autumn, among the activities ia: Planning for the Jubilee year 2022 –  NSfK 60 years Applicationperiod for NSfK Researchgrants 2022 – extra funding for co-Nordic projects! Two Contact Seminars are planned to be held in…

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NSfK Contact seminar in autumn 2021

12 July 2021

The Council of NSfK has decided to arrange a contact seminar on theme ”Corruption and unethical conduct in the police forces” in the fall 2021. Protocol on this decision is published on NSfK web. Organizer and initiative taker, Council member Heidi Mörk Lomell, will arrange this seminar. The issue is currently widely discussed in Norway…

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Save the date: May 8th-12th 2022 in Iceland!

30 June 2021

NSfK Research Seminar in Iceland   Crime & Crisis in the North past / present / future   Main event for celebrating NSfK 60 Years in 2022 The seminar will be held in the geothermal town Hveragerði.   Information on applicationperiod and process of acceptance to the seminar will be announced in fall 2021. Other…

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In memory of professor Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021)

23 June 2021

Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021) Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021) Getting an overview of and taking in the career of Thomas Mathiesen is a daunting experience for any scholar and any citizen with a basic sense of civic responsibility. He studied sociology at the University of Wisconsin 1953-55, defended his famous doctoral thesis The Defences of the Weak at…

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Eight vacancies i criminology / related sciences

11 June 2021

Eight vacancies in criminology and related sciences in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. DLs in June and August.   * University of Oslo, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law For two projects researching the intersection of digital technologies, DNA, evidence and bodies, the university will hire a doctoral and two post-doctoral candidates to build a…

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