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  • The Historical Criminal Statistics of the Nordic Countries 1810–2022 is launched

    At the NSfK research seminar in Skåne, historical criminologist Miikka Vuorela (FI) unveiled a unique web-based statistical database with Nordic crime data going back more than 200 years.

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  • NSfK Research Seminar 2025

    Save the date for the next NSfK Research Seminar! It will take place in Denmark, 7–9 May, 2025.

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  • Newsletter – May 2024

    Welcome to our new Danish contact secretary! Frederikke Hougaard Hansen replaces Helena Birk Oxlund as contact secretary for Denmark. We thank Helena for her excellent work and welcome Frederikke to the NSfK.

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  • Welcome to our new contact secretary

    Frederikke Hougaard Hansen works in crime prevention at the Danish Prison and Probation Service, where her primary focus is on psychosocial initiatives for sexual offenders, substance abusers and inmates at risk of suicide. She graduated with a master’s degree in crimonology from the University of Aalborg in 2021. Her thesis was on psychological violence among…

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  • Newsletter – April 2024

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J. IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Emelí Lönnqvist 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…

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  • Seven Nordic research projects and working groups awarded funding

    The Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) has awarded grants for criminological research to provide new insights into a variety of topics, including drug wholesaling, responses to hate crime, sentiments on crime and punishment in the Nordics, restorative justice, prevention of child sexual offences, and more.

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  • Newsletter – March 2024

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J. IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Emelí Lönnqvist 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…

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  • Emelí Lönnqvist winner of NJC Best Article Prize 2023

    We are pleased to announce that the winner of the NJC Best Article Prize 2023 is Emelí Lönnqvist with her article “Prisoners of process: The development of remand prisoner rates in the Nordic countries”. The article was published in Nordic Journal of Criminology last year. The prize recognises excellent research and scholarship that engages with…

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  • Newsletter – February 2024

    NJC Best Article Prize 2023. Three articles have been nominated for the NJC Best Article Prize 2023: “Law-abiding criminals: Young adults’ drift into and out of recreational drug sales” by Thomas Friis Søgaard and Marie Højlund Bræmer; “Callous Lovers and Frightening Victims: How emotional contradictions affect young people’s navigation of sexually abusive relationships” by Anja Emilie Kruse,…

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  • Dansk kontaktsekretær for Nordisk Samarbejdsråd for Kriminologi (NSfK) søges

    Det drejer sig om en mindre deltidsstilling, der pt. honoreres med € 1440 årligt, hvorfor den godt kan passes ved siden af en fuld stilling. En nærmere beskrivelse af stillingens indhold følger nedenunder.  Vi ønsker en person, som interesserer sig bredt for det kriminologiske område, og som er god til skriftlig kommunikation. Hvis dette kunne…

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