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

Three 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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Special issue of Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab

23 April 2020

“Deprivation of liberty and individuals deprived of liberty” Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab (NTfK) is published by De Nordiske Kriminalistforeninger and supported by the Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK). As of no 1/2021, Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab will be published as an online publication only. Access will be allocated to all subscribers via tidsskrift.dk immediately.…

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Brå: Fewer crimes reported in Sweden in March 2020

16 April 2020

Fewer crimes reported in Sweden in March 2020 – the first month of the pandemic The Swedish Crime Prevention Council (Brå) has published preliminary statistics on crimes reported to the police in March 2020 and made an overview of the consequences of the pandemic. Brå finds that on a general level, the number of reported…

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NSfK Newsletter for March 2020

09 April 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 March…

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Digital disputations in the Nordic countries

03 April 2020

  Take this opportunity to follow digital disputations for PhD in criminology and related areas at Nordic universities in spring 2020. The disputations are open for all and streamed by zoom if not otherwise indicated. The information at this page is compiled from respective university´s web pages, where you also will find information how to…

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Change in Nordic Drug Policy?

01 April 2020

During the spring a couple of interviews and debate articles on Swedish and Nordic drug policies have been published by/with professor emeritus Henrik Tham, Stockholm University. You find links to this media material here below. Henrik Tham is also leading the NSfK-funded Nordic working group “Changing Nordic Drug Policy?” The working-group looks into the question…

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NSfK New name in English

23 March 2020

New name: Nordic Research Council for Criminology NSfKs name in Swedish/Scandinavian has been Nordiska Samarbetsrådet för Kriminologi. Previously this has translated to Scandinavian Research Council for Criminology in English. In order to better show the contributing member countries as well as the scope of the organization, the Council decided at it´s annual meeting March 2-3…

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