12/04/2017The Child Rights Institute organized a meeting last week to highlight the importance of the Convention on the Rights of the Child for municipal activities.
12/03/2017Morgan Johansson, the Swedish Minister for Justice and Migration, visited the Sociology of Law Department to talk about how the law works in society
24/10/2016Hildur 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.
07/09/2016Eva 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.
08/06/2016Ana Maria Vargas Falla defended her dissertation "Outside the Law: An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors in Bogotá" on June 8 at 13:15.
17/05/2016Our 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.
18/12/2015The 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.
23/10/2015Hate 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.
22/10/2015Isabel 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.
12/10/2015A 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.