NSfK Research Seminar 2022

Crime and Crisis in the North: Past, present and future

9-12 May 2022
Venue: Hotel Örk, Hveragerði Iceland

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Ólafur Þór Hauksson from Iceland started the research seminar by talking about the collapse of the Icelandic banking sector, new type of criminals and the start of The Special Prosecutors Office work.
Tobias Kammersgaard from Denmark talking about contemporary discourses on drug criminalization and decriminalization in the Nordic context.
Helgi Gunnlaugsson from Iceland talking about drug control policies in Iceland.
Natalia Ollus from Finland talking about policies on human trafficking and labour exploitation in the Nordic region.
Former Chair of the Council Jerzy Sarnecki.

Kolbrún Benediktsdóttir and Ólafur Þór Hauksson from Iceland.
Felipe Estrada from Sweden talking about sociodemographic differences in police drug testing for suspected narcotics use 1993-2015.
Anniina Jokinen from Finland talking about different understandings of labour trafficking and exploitation in Nordic court cases.
Isabel Schoultz from Sweden talking about the legal construction of migrant victims of labour exploitation in the Nordic region.
Workshop with Felipe Estrada (SE), Tobias Kammersgaard (DK) and Helgi Gunnlaugsson (IS).
Many notes were taken during the seminar.

 

Annica Allvin from Norway on variations in temporal stability of crime patterns in Oslo.
Torbjørn Skardhamar from Norway talking about future criminal activity at birth.

Sara Uhnoo from Sweden talking about himpathy and the discourse of male fear in rape trials.
Hildur Fjóla Antonsdóttir from Iceland talking about restorative justice in cases of sexual violence – and gave some views from survivors in Iceland.
May-Len Skilbrei from Norway on sexuality and risk beyond criminal law.

Solveig Laugerud from Norway talking about the limitations and possibilities of addressing new sexual harms through legal practice.
Per Ole Johansen from Norway.
Joakim Sturup from Sweden on shootings in Stockholm before and under Covid-19.
Tiina Malin from Finland talking about an empirical study with Finnish court data and regional variation in sentences for child sexual abuse.

Sarah van Mastrigt from Denmark taking about rape myth acceptance and barriers to bystander intervention among Danish youths.
Peter Kruize from Denmark talking about effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on burglary in Denmark.
Two decades of NSfK leadership (left to right) Jerzy Sarnecki (SE), Per Ole Johansen (NO), Ragnheidur Bragadottir (IS), Anette Storgard (DE), Aarne Kinnunen (FI), Felipe Estrada (SE) & Heidi Mork Lomell (NO).
Manne Gerell from Norway talking about Covid-19 restrictions, pub closures and crime in Oslo.
Kivanc Atak from Sweden talking about local community frames on policing in socially disadvantaged neighborhoods in Stockholm.
Linda Kjær Minke from Denmark on overcrowding in Danish prisons.

 

Maja Vestad from Norway on Norway’s COVID-19 cabin controversy.
Marina Hiller Foshaugen from Norway on how public, private and voluntary policing actors contributes to crime preventative work in public spaces and urban areas.
The winners Maria Hansen and May-Len Skilbrei.
Award ceremony: Editor-in-Chief Sébastien Tutenges talking to one of the authors, Maria Hansen, who won the best article 2021 in Nordic Journal of Criminology.
Helene Gundhus from Norway on predicting crime: standardization, discretion and digital tools.