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How municipalities are working with child rights

The Child Rights Institute organized a meeting last week to highlight the importance of the Convention on the Rights of the Child for municipal activities.

How the law works in society

Morgan Johansson, the Swedish Minister for Justice and Migration, visited the Sociology of Law Department to talk about how the law works in society

Antonsdóttir on justice for victim-survivors of sexual violence

Hildur Fjóla Antonsdóttir co-wrote an article with Halla Gunnarsdóttir, who is the head of policy and partnerships for the newly founded “Women’s Equality party” in UK.

Schömer on covert racism

Eva Schömer has authored the article "Sweden, a Society of Covert Racism: Equal from the Outside: Everyday Racism and Ethnic Discrimination in Swedish Society” in Oñati Socio-legal Series.

Ana Maria Vargas Falla has defended her thesis

Ana Maria Vargas Falla defended her dissertation "Outside the Law: An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors in Bogotá" on June 8 at 13:15.

Money from Pufendorf Institute for research project

Our researcher Matthias Baier is on of the members in the project “The Annual Report - Words, images, numbers” which has been granted money from Pufendorf Institute.

Banakar explores dangerous driving habits in Iran

The new book by Reza Banakar, Driving Culture in Iran: Law and Society on the Roads of the Islamic Republic, argues that Iranians’ driving behaviour is an indicator of how they have historically related to each other and to their society at large, and how they have maintained a form of social order through law, culture and religion.

Why hate crimes with antiziganistic motives seldom are solved

Hate crimes are a part of the daily lives of many Roma and remarkably often children are the victims. At the same time reports of these crimes are very low as well as solving rates.

3.9 million from RJ for Business as Usual

Isabel Schoultz at the Sociology of Law Department has together with Janne Flyghed at the Department of Criminology at Stockholm University been granted 3.9 million SEK from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ) for the project Business as usual. Corporate defense strategies against accusations of crime.

Lund University reopens on Tuesday

A decision to reopen Lund University was taken in the afternoon of Monday 12 October following the closure that has been in force since Sunday night. Activities are expected to be running as usual from Tuesday morning.

Sociology of Law Department
Lund University
Visiting address: Allhelgona Kyrkogata 14 M, 223 62 Lund, 3rd floor
Postal address: Box 42, 221 00 Lund

Faculty of Social Sciences