New post at the Nordic Criminology Blog

18 March 2021

A call for a Global Nordic Criminology!   Nordic Criminologists must face the challenge of creating a more global Nordic criminology, writes Sveinung Sandberg, professor of Criminology at the University of Oslo.  

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NSfK Research grants awarded in 2021

10 March 2021

This year a co-Nordic project, three individual research projects and two Nordic working groups were awarded a total of almost SEK 3 million. Co-Nordic project Project leader Markus Kaakinen, post doc (FIN), Nordic researchteam Ph.D. Moeller Kim, PhD (SE and DK), Klement Christian Assistant (DK), Westfelt Lars, PhD (SE), Rostami Amir PhD (SE), Valdimarsdót Margrét,…

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Stipend_Ulla V Bondesons stiftelse for retssociologisk og kriminologisk forskning

10 March 2021

Ulla V Bondesons stiftelse for retssociologisk og kriminologisk forskning UDDELING AF STIPENDIER I 2021   Fondet er stiftet af professor Ulla V Bondeson, og det har som sit hovedformål at fremme retssociologisk og kriminologisk forskning i Norden, herunder især forskning ved universiteterne i Stockholm, Lund og København. Første prioritet gives til behandlingsforskning, dvs. studier af…

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Introducing the Nordic Criminology Blog

01 March 2021

“Do you have a blog?” By Editor of NJC, Anita Heber, Associate Professor at Department of Criminology, Stockholm University   About one year ago, Dr Kjersti Lohne at Oslo University asked us this question. At that time, we were busy editing the Nordic Journal of Criminology (NJC), and heading the Nordic Research Council for Criminology…

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New: Nordic Criminology Blog

25 February 2021

  Our aim with the blog is to offer a platform for engaging with Nordic criminology and to encourage discussions on topics including – but not limited to – new empirical research, contemporary criminal policy, and advances in criminological theory. We are happy to launch a new Nordic Criminology Blog – and invite you to participate!…

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Interview: Winners of NJC Best Article Prize 2020

19 February 2021

Susanne Boethius, PhD, researcher and Malin Åkerström, professor, Department of Sociology, Lund University are the authors of the award winning article “Revealing hidden realities: Disclosing domestic abuse to informal others” published (OA) in Nordic Journal of Criminology, Volume 21, 2020 , pp 186-202. Congratulations! How does it feel to win this award? Thank you very…

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Mareile Kaufmann interviewed in University World News

25 January 2021

Mareile Kaufmann, post doc at Oslo University was interviewed in University World News on the need for new EU law to protect universities from big tech. Link to the interview here. Mareile Kaufmann received recently the European Research Council grant for the research project: “Digital DNA: The changing relationships between digital technologies, DNA and evidence”.…

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Winners of NJC Best Article Prize 2020

22 January 2021

“Revealing hidden realities: Disclosing domestic abuse to informal others” by Susanne Boethius & Malin Åkerström.   Click here to read full article (OA) in Nordic Journal of Criminology, Volume 21, 2020 , pp 186-202.   Read more at NSfK web about the nominees for the prize 2020.

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Report by the Norwegian Partner Homicide Committee

15 January 2021

On 15 December 2020, the Norwegian Partner Homicide Committee submitted their report to Minister of Justice and Public Security, Monica Mæland. The Committee was chaired by NSfK Council member, Professor Ragnhild Hennum. The government appointed the Partner Homicide Committee by royal resolution on 12 October 2018. The committee has surveyed cases of homicide where the…

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