Exploitation of migrant workers

10 July 2020

Research project awarded NSfK grant 2020 One of the Nordic projects awarded NSfK research grant this year was the co-Nordic research project ”Law in action – Policy and legal responses to the exploitation of migrant workers in the Nordic countries”. The Nordic research team is lead by Isabel Schoultz, Associate Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology…

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Documentary on project led by Synøve N. Andersen

03 July 2020

Researcher Synøve N. Andersen was awarded NSfK Researchgrant in 2019 for the project ”Nordic Correctional Exceptionalism in a Non-Nordic Context: Building the Foundations for Actionable Penal Reform” Swedish national television (SVT) has published a trailer to a documentary about the project, of which NSfK funding is a part. Press this link, that will take you…

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Three new study programs in criminology at Nordic universities

02 July 2020

This spring the Nordic countries have seen a general increase in number of applications to university studies, compared to eg last year. At some of the universities the various levels of criminology studies are at the top of the lists of most popular programs.   In addition, some Nordic universities offer new opportunities and academic…

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NSfK Annual Report 2019

12 June 2020

NSfK Annual Report 2019 is now published at our web. NSfKs Annual Reports are written in a Scandinavian language.   Link to report here: NSfK Annual Report 2019 For previous reports, please click here. The Minutes from NSfK´s Council meetings in 2019 you find here.

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NSfK Newsletter for May 2020

04 June 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK Newsletter…

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NSfK Newsletter for April 2020

08 May 2020

“Nordic Criminology” is a monthly newsletter published by NSfK, delivering the latest from the fields of Nordic criminal policy and criminology. Our network of Contact Secretaries, working in different Nordic countries, compiles the news from their respective countries. The Newsletter is published mainly in the Scandinavian languages. Read the latest NSfK Newsletter here: NSfK Newsletter…

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More funding for NSfK grants 2021

08 May 2020

As many of the planned activities for 2002 are cancelled due to the covid-19 pandemic, some budget funds are released. The Council of NSfK held a meeting on May 5th and decided that these funds will be used to strengthen the funds for research grants in the general call for 2021. In addition to the…

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Calls for abstracts – Special issues

30 April 2020

Two current calls for article abstracts for Special issues of criminology related journals. Click on the theme for the special issue of each journal to read the full call. Here we also share the results from the call for articles for a Special Issue of NSfK´s own journal, Nordic Journal of Criminology, NJC, that was…

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Nominate for European Crime Prevention Award

23 April 2020

The European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA) is a contest that rewards the best European crime prevention project. In 2019 the “Sofielund Approach” , Sweden, won the award. Nomination for the ECPA 2020 is now open and is made to the national contact organizations. DL for nomination varies among the EU-member states. For contact information to…

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