1 February 2018Many people in Sweden do not know that they are entitled legal help through their household insurance. Doctor Isabel Schoultz reviews legal aid in Sweden in a chapter for the book Legal aid in the Nordic countries, edited by Olaf Halvorsen Rønning and Ole Hammerslev, available online as an open-access source.
23 January 2018On Wednesday 17th January students and researchers gathered in Stadshallen in Lund for the Sociology of Law Department's annual Panorama Day.
3 November 2017Isabel Schoultz and Ida Nafstad were on an Erasmus-exchange at University of Sarajevo between 23-27 October. They visited both the Faculty for Criminal Justice Sciences and Criminology, and the Faculty of Political Science.
19 October 2017This autumn five master's students are doing their internship at the Sociology of Law Department in two different research projects.
19 October 2017Eva Schömer has published an article in the journal Arbetsmarknad och Arbetsliv (Labour Market and Working Life), which illustrates how personal assistants experience their working environment and which opportunities they have to influence their working conditions from a socio-legal perspective.
15 September 2017Ann-Christine Hartzén defended her doctoral dissertation ”The European Social Dialogue in Perspective: Its future potential as an autopoietic system and lessons from the global maritime system of industrial relations” today 15th September at one o'clock in room 128 at Stora Algatan 4 in Lund.
28 June 2017Ana Maria Vargas has been awarded the FALF-prize for best doctoral thesis in Sweden 2016 in the field of work and working environment. Her thesis is called "Outside the Law - An Ethnographic Study of Street Vendors In Bogota".
1 June 2017Yesterday afternoon some 60 people gathered in the conference room at Palaestra in Lund to participate in the seminar ”Universities' role in sustainable change work” hosted by LUCE, Child Rights Institute at Lund University (CRi@LU) and partners. The event marked the start of a new online global platform aiming to strengthen international collaboration and research focusing on children’s rights and also consolidate knowledge and disseminate the results of the previous International Training Programmes (ITP) on Child Rights, Classroom and School Management.
12 April 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.
10 March 2017Morgan Johansson, the Swedish Minister for Justice and Migration, visited the Sociology of Law Department to talk about how the law works in society