Participation in the Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2020

22 January 2020

The next Stockholm Criminology Symposium takes place June 9-11 in Stockholm, Sweden. The main theme for the 2020 Symposium is “Gun violence: sound knowledge and countermeasures”, and the organizers welcome both speakers and delegates to register. The Stockholm Criminology Symposium is an important international arena where criminologists, policy makers, practitioners and others engaged in criminal…

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NSfK Newsletter for November 2019

10 December 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 November…

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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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Vacancies in the Nordics, criminology and related sciences

10 September 2019

Here we compile current vacancies of relevance for Nordic criminology and related areas. We hope this will be of help for you. You reach the announcements and further information on the positions by clicking on the name of the vacancies in the list below. As this is a new form of activity for NSfK, we…

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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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