New blog post: Digital crime victimization in Iceland and the MeToo movement

18 May 2021

Helgi Gunnlaugsson, professor of Sociology at the University of Iceland blogs on how the MeToo movement appears to have affected reporting of digital crime victimization. Helgi Gunnlaugsson received his BA in sociology from the University of Iceland and his MA and PhD from the University of Missouri. Gunnlaugsson´s main research interests include criminology, penal policy…

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Sexual assaults and abuse of children and young people

14 May 2021

For this year´s NSfK Researchseminar on theme “Sexual violence in the Nordic countries”, researchers contributed with their studies. At this page compiled the contributions pertaining to various perspectives on sexual assaults and abuse of children and young people. Abstracts published at NSfK web Typologies of sexual assaults among young people: A latent class analysis approach…

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NSfK Newsletter April 2021

05 May 2021

Välkommen till Nordisk Kriminologi 113 (4) 2021 (april)   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 De nationella bidragen till nyhetsbrevet sammanställs av…

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Vacancies in the Nordics, criminology and related sciences

30 April 2021

Below you find current vacancies of relevance for Nordic criminology and related sciences. We hope this will be of help for you. You reach the announcements and further information on the positions by clicking the name of the vacancies in the list below. Grateful for your contributions to the compilation. Thank you!   * Kontoret…

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Post-doc and PhD positions for study of digital technologies, DNA and evidence

30 April 2021

Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo Application DL June 15th For two projects researching the intersection of digital technologies, DNA, evidence and bodies, the University of Oslo is hiring a doctoral and two post-doctoral candidates to build a research team for the coming 3-4 years. The candidate will work closely together…

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KeyNote Katrine B.H. Johansen on discrepancy values and experiences

28 April 2021

Follow KeyNote Katrine Bindesbøl Holm Johansen, MSc and PhD*, Special consultant at the organisation Lev Uden Vold, Denmark presentation at NSfK YouTube channel: Debunking a Danish value narrative – a strategy to prevent sexual violence?   The past decades Denmark has continued to have national prevalence studies that shows sexual violence to be both a…

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How to enhance support for victims of sexual assaults in criminal investigations?

26 April 2021

One of the questions raised in presentations for the NSfK ResearchSeminar 2021 on Sexual violence in the Nordic countries. Sarah van Mastrigt, Associate professor at Aarhus University outlines findings from a randomized experiment designed to test the effects of a brief e-learning intervention targeted at Danish police recruits. The study shows that compared to controls,…

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NJC Special Issue Sexual Violence in a Nordic Context is online!

22 April 2021

Seven articles on Sexual violence in a Nordic context – and all of them Open/Free Access. Capricious credibility – legal assessments of voluntariness in Swedish negligent rape judgements Lisa Wallin et al. analysing the new Swedish rape legislation. The authors show how legal decisions regarding ‘negligent rape’ are influenced by rape myths drawing on stereotypes about…

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NSfK Newsletter March 2021

15 April 2021

Välkommen till Nordisk Kriminologi 113 (3) 2021 (mars) 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 7. Möten De nationella bidragen till nyhetsbrevet sammanställs…

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