Changing Nordic Drug Policy?

05 December 2019

NSfK Working Group met at Stockholm University, 7-8 November 2019. The working group looks into the question if there are signs of changing drug policies in the Nordic countries. The five Nordic countries all have strict drug policies relying on penal legislation, police work, and imprisonment. These policies have increasingly been criticized. The policies have…

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Rights of the Child – Children and young people in Nordic criminology research

20 November 2019

November 20th 2019 marks the 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is the most ratified UN Treaty with 196 state parties having ratified the convention. In Nordic criminology research and crime policy the situation of children and young people is being  addressed from various perspectives. Below please find a…

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NSfK Newsletter for October 2019

14 November 2019

“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 September 2019

17 October 2019

“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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New report: “Crime, punishment, social marginalization and rehabilitation in small societies”

17 October 2019

The Nordic working group “Kriminalitet, frihedsberøvelse og kontrol i nordiske ø-samfund” was awarded NSfK grant in 2017. The working group has visited The Faroe Islands, the Åland Islands, Greenland and Iceland. Their research was presented at a conference in Nuuk, Greenland beginning of October. The report “Crime and Crime Control in Four Nordic Island societies:…

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Grants and vacancies

10 September 2019

Here we compile current grants and vacancies of relevance for Nordic criminology. We hope this will be of help for you. As this is a new form of activity for NSfK, we are hoping for your contributions to compile the information. Thank you!   Grants NSfK Travel Grants 2020 Applications for travel grants are reviewed…

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NSfK Newsletter for August 2019

10 September 2019

“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 – deadlines 2019

12 August 2019

Call for papers for NSfKs Research Seminar 2020 Call for papers for next year´s Research Seminar will open September 23rd. The seminar is held in Halden, Norway May 4th-6th 2020. Theme: Sexual Violence in the Nordic Countries Deadline for submitting application and abstract is December 15th. Material from the NSfK Research Seminar 2019 is found here.   Applications for…

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