News

  • Newsletter – March 2023

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Lisa Flower If you have any questions or comments about NSfKs activities, please contact the Chair or the secretariat. The contact secretaries are responsible for the national contributions.To include anything to the Newsletter, please send an email to the contact secretary in your…

    Read more


  • Call for papers – Nordic Journal of Criminology

    The exploitation of migrant workers in the Nordics While the Nordic countries are well-known for their equality, welfare systems, and good working conditions based on collective agreements, migrant workers are nonetheless exploited in these countries in fields that include construction, hospitality service, logistics, transportation, horticulture, agriculture and more. Researchers have studied labour exploitation as different…

    Read more


  • Interview: Thomas Ugelvik winner of NJC Best Article Prize 2022

    We are pleased to announce that the winner of the NJC Best Article Prize 2022 is Thomas Ugelvik with his article “Three burglars, a friendly police inspector, and a vegetarian fox: Scandinavian exceptionalism, children’s literature, and desistance-conducive cultures”. The article was published in Nordic Journal of Criminology last year. The prize recognises excellent research and…

    Read more


  • Newsletter – February 2023

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Lisa Flower If you have any questions or comments about NSfKs activities, please contact the Chair or the secretariat. The contact secretaries are responsible for the national contributions.To include anything to the Newsletter, please send an email to the contact secretary in your…

    Read more


  • New NSfK council members from Finland and Sweden

    Helena Huhta from Finland replaces Natalia Ollus and Anna-Karin Ivert from Sweden replaces Caroline Mellgren. Helena Huhta is a Finnish sociologist and criminologist, who studied in her ethnographic PhD the changing meanings of ethnicity in the prison everyday life. Along with her thesis, Helena has studied various other topics using diverse qualitative methods while working…

    Read more


  • Newsletter – January 2023

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Lisa Flower If you have any questions or comments about NSfKs activities, please contact the Chair or the secretariat. The contact secretaries are responsible for the national contributions.To include anything to the Newsletter, please send an email to the contact secretary in your…

    Read more


  • Travel grants for researchers in the field of criminology, based in the Nordic countries

    The Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) provides financial support for conference related travel and study trips abroad. The activities NSfK support via the travel grants can include: Please consult the NSfK Guidelines for Grants in order to learn more about the travel grants and the maximum amounts that can be applied for. Deadlines for…

    Read more


  • Newsletter – December 2022

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Lisa Flower If you have any questions or comments about NSfKs activities, please contact the Chair or the secretariat. The contact secretaries are responsible for the national contributions.To include anything to the Newsletter, please send an email to the contact secretary in your…

    Read more


  • New publisher of NJC

    From next year the Nordic Journal of Criminology (NJC) will be published by Scandinavian University Press (Universitetsforlaget) – Nordic Journal of Criminology is the flagship of NSfK, says Heidi Mork Lomell, NSfK Chair. The journal is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research articles in the field of criminology and crime prevention. The journal provides…

    Read more


  • PhD Network Seminar in Sweden

    In November, Nordic PhD students in Criminology met in Lund for two days of networking and knowledge exchange.  The NSfK funded seminar served as a meeting platform for early career researchers in the Nordic countries as well as an arena where criminological research could be further developed. The participating PhD students gave a presentation of…

    Read more