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  • Rights of the Child – Children and young people in Nordic criminology research

    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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  • New report: “Crime, punishment, social marginalization and rehabilitation in small societies”

    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

    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! Vacancies Malmö University, Policeprogramme:…

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  • Obituaries for Kauko Aromaa and Per Ole Träskman

    Obituary for Kauko Aromaa Obituary for Per Ole Träskman

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  • Genus and Crime in the Nordics

    One of the many criminology areas the Nordic countries have in common is research and crime policy on Genus and Crime. In connection to International Women´s Day March 8th, we here highlight a selection of the current research and policy on this theme in NSfK´s Nordic member states. SwedenGenus and Crime is one of the…

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  • Klara Hermansson is the author of Best Article 2018

    Klara Hermansson, PhD student at the Department of Criminology at Stockholm University is the author of the award winning article “The role of symbolic politics in exceptional crime policy debate: a study of the 2014 Swedish general election”. Klara was awarded the prize for Best Article 2018 published in NSfK’s Journal of Scandinavian Studies in…

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  • The passing of NSfK´s former Chairperson, Mr Kauko Aromaa

    It is with sadness NSfK has received the message on the passing of NSfK´s former Chairperson Mr Kauko Aromaa.Kauko Aromaa was the Chairperson for NSfK in the period 2001-2003.Our sincere condolences to hos family and friends. “Dear colleagues and friends,It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of HEUNI’s former director, Mr. Kauko…

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  • Professor Felipe Estrada is new Chairperson of NSfK

    The chair of NSfK is Sweden for the period 2019-2021.  Read our interview with the new Chairperson, Professor Felipe Estrada, Department of Criminology, Stockholm University.

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  • Anita Heber made the new editor of NJC

    On May 1st, Anita Heber took over as Editor of the Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention (JSSCCP). Anita is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head of Department at Stockholm University’s Department of Criminology, and will hold the position of Editor of the JSSCCP for the upcoming three years. JSSCCP is an international,…

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