Save the date: May 9th-12th 2022 in Iceland!

30 June 2021

NSfK Research Seminar in Iceland   Crime & Crisis in the North past / present / future   Main event for celebrating NSfK 60 Years in 2022 The seminar will be held in the geothermal town Hveragerði.   Information on applicationperiod and process of acceptance to the seminar will be announced in fall 2021. Other…

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In memory of professor Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021)

23 June 2021

Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021) Thomas Mathiesen (1933-2021) Getting an overview of and taking in the career of Thomas Mathiesen is a daunting experience for any scholar and any citizen with a basic sense of civic responsibility. He studied sociology at the University of Wisconsin 1953-55, defended his famous doctoral thesis The Defences of the Weak at…

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Eight vacancies i criminology / related sciences

11 June 2021

Eight vacancies in criminology and related sciences in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. DLs in June and August.   * University of Oslo, Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law For two projects researching the intersection of digital technologies, DNA, evidence and bodies, the university will hire a doctoral and two post-doctoral candidates to build a…

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NSfK Newsletter May 2021

04 June 2021

Up-dated re Vacancies and Articles & Publications, June 9th   Välkommen till Nordisk Kriminologi 113 (5) 2021 (maj) 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.…

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New blogpost: Getting going: First-day prison ethnography in Iceland

01 June 2021

Francis Pakes, Professor of criminology at the University of Portsmouth, UK blogs on Getting  going: First-day prison ethnography in Iceland He has studied prisons and prison policy for twenty years including those of Iceland, Norway, the UK and his native the Netherlands. His book Comparative Criminal Justice (2019, Routledge) is its 4th edition. When not…

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Welcome to Stockholm Criminology Symposium!

26 May 2021

June 15–16 2021   The Stockholm Criminology Symposium is organized by The Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brå) and has become a well-established annual international meeting-place for criminologists, policymakers and others with an interest in criminal policy. This year’s symposium is organized as an online event and features approximately 150 speakers who will present…

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First issue of the Finnish Kriminologia journal is published

25 May 2021

In recent years, criminology in Finland has experienced a strong rise in both research and teaching. Criminologists founded the Finnish Criminological Association in 2019. The association has now published the first issue of the journal Kriminologia Please note that the text on this page is a free translation of an article published on University of…

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Extra call 2021 for NSfK grants re covid-19

24 May 2021

In view of the global Covid-19 pandemic and its impacts also on crime, criminology and safety, the Nordic Council for Criminology announces an Extra call for grants for Nordic working groups and contact seminars “The Covid-19 pandemic and its impacts on crime in the Nordic countries”. Application period 24.05.-15.06.2021. The application period ends at 15.00…

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Vacancy: Associate Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Criminology

19 May 2021

At Stockholm University, Department of Criminology a vacant position as Associate Senior Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Criminology. The employment is shared between research 51 percent and teaching 49 percent. For more information on this vacancy, see Stockholm University web page. Find all current vacancies in criminology and related sciences at Nordic universities at NSfK website.

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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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