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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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  • Call for papers – Nordic Journal of Criminology

    The exploitation of migrant workers in the Nordics While the Nordic countries are well-known for their equality, welfare systems, and good working conditions based on collective agreements, migrant workers are nonetheless exploited in these countries in fields that include construction, hospitality service, logistics, transportation, horticulture, agriculture and more. Researchers have studied labour exploitation as different…

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  • Interview: Thomas Ugelvik winner of NJC Best Article Prize 2022

    We are pleased to announce that the winner of the NJC Best Article Prize 2022 is Thomas Ugelvik with his article “Three burglars, a friendly police inspector, and a vegetarian fox: Scandinavian exceptionalism, children’s literature, and desistance-conducive cultures”. The article was published in Nordic Journal of Criminology last year. The prize recognises excellent research and…

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  • New NSfK council members from Finland and Sweden

    Helena Huhta from Finland replaces Natalia Ollus and Anna-Karin Ivert from Sweden replaces Caroline Mellgren. Helena Huhta is a Finnish sociologist and criminologist, who studied in her ethnographic PhD the changing meanings of ethnicity in the prison everyday life. Along with her thesis, Helena has studied various other topics using diverse qualitative methods while working…

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  • Travel grants for researchers in the field of criminology, based in the Nordic countries

    The Nordic Research Council for Criminology (NSfK) provides financial support for conference related travel and study trips abroad. The activities NSfK support via the travel grants can include: Please consult the NSfK Guidelines for Grants in order to learn more about the travel grants and the maximum amounts that can be applied for. Deadlines for…

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  • New publisher of NJC

    From next year the Nordic Journal of Criminology (NJC) will be published by Scandinavian University Press (Universitetsforlaget) – Nordic Journal of Criminology is the flagship of NSfK, says Heidi Mork Lomell, NSfK Chair. The journal is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research articles in the field of criminology and crime prevention. The journal provides…

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  • PhD Network Seminar in Sweden

    In November, Nordic PhD students in Criminology met in Lund for two days of networking and knowledge exchange.  The NSfK funded seminar served as a meeting platform for early career researchers in the Nordic countries as well as an arena where criminological research could be further developed. The participating PhD students gave a presentation of…

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  • 23 applications for research grants received

    December 7th was the deadline for the 2023 call for research funding. – We are happy and excited that we have received 23 applications in total asking for more than 12,000,000 NOK in research funding. The applications involve criminological research environments from all the Nordic countries, and we see a blend of traditional and new…

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  • New issue of NTfK

    It is a great pleasure hereby to inform you that Nordisk Tidsskrift for Kriminalvidenskab 3/2022 is published online. This issue contains of a substantial combination of criminal law and criminological contributions, that at the same time represents a big variety of research methods. This issue also represents a historic step forward since the Nordic Research…

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