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  • Newsletter – September 2023

    NSfK’s 62nd research seminar will explore Nordic research into the causes of and interventions against a wide range of crime committed by youths. It will be held May 13-15 in Skåne, Sweden.

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  • Newsletter – August 2023

    Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab 2/2023 is published online. Check out Susanne Boethius’ video presentation of her paper “Abused Women’s and Their Networks’ Experience of Digital Technology.

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  • Newsletter – June 2023

    The annual seminar of the Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) was held in Hämeenlinna in May. The presentations and discussion conveyed the similarity of problems and solutions in the Nordic countries and concern about the effects of tougher criminal policy.

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  • Nordic Conference of Criminologists discusses the future of punishment

    By Riikka Kostiainen The annual seminar of the Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) was held in Hämeenlinna in May. The overarching theme of the seminar was the future of punishment, and the range of perspectives on the topic was comprehensive. Dozens of presentations were mainly divided into three simultaneous working groups. The three-day seminar…

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  • Newsletter – May 2023

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Lisa Flower 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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  • Welcome to our new contact secretary

    Emeli Lönnqvist is a PhD fellow at the Department of Criminology, Stockholm University. She has a master’s degree in criminology and has previously worked at the research unit at the Swedish Prison and Probation Service. In her dissertation, Lönnqvist studies the Swedish remand prison institution with a particular focus on the treatment of remand prisoners…

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  • Newsletter – April 2023

    Content Contact Secretaries Denmark: Helena Birk OxlundFaroe Islands: Daisy J IversenFinland: Emma VillmanGreenland: Sara Kirstine JakobsenIceland: Jónas Orri JónassonNorway: Marina Hiller FoshaugenSweden: Lisa Flower 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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  • Awards 4 000 000 NOK to Nordic projects in criminology

    The Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) has awarded grants for criminological research to provide new insights into a variety of topics: street crime, crime statistics, citizenship, Nordic penal practice, punishment, sexual violence and more. This year NSfK received 3 applications for a joint Nordic project, 10 applications for individual research projects, 6 applications for…

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  • New issue of Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab

    The first issue of Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab (NTfK) in 2023 is now available at tidsskrift.dk. It is the journal’s 110th volume! Here is the editor’s editorial (in Danish): Kære læser NTfK ønsker godt nytår med tre artikler og to essays, der tilsammen demonstrerer tidsskriftets enorme bredde. Den første artikel er skrevet af Ragnheidur Bragadottir.…

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  • Nationell kontaktsekreterare i Sverige för Nordiskt samarbetsråd i kriminologi (NSfK)

    NSfK behöver en ny nationell kontaktsekreterare och söker dig som är insatt i – och brett intresserad av – kriminologi, samt bra på att hitta praktiska lösningar och på att kommunicera skriftligt. Uppdraget påbörjas i juni 2023 och varar till september 2025. Kontaktsekreterarna har i uppdrag att upprätthålla kontakten mellan NSfK och de nationella kriminologiska…

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