17 Feb 2021
People with high socio-economic status get more value for their properties when faced with foreclosure
High income and education level, and being married are beneficial if you end up unable to pay your mortgages.
3 Feb 2021
Will travel bans lead to more internationalized classrooms?
Universities all over the world have closed their campuses and turned to digital teaching solutions. Even though students are stuck at home, the new environment may have advantages...
29 Jan 2021
Decolonizing Labour Law: A Conversation with Professor Adelle Blackett
At the end of last summer, Amin Parsa and Niklas Selberg interviewed Professor Adelle Blackett about her teaching and research on decolonization of labour law and legal education. ...
21 Jan 2021
This is the new Head of the Sociology of Law Department
In early December 2020, the Sociology of Law Department confirmed that a new leadership had been elected. Matthias Baier, the Head of Department at the time, had declined to run fo...
16 Dec 2020
Patrik Olsson globetrots from Peru to Uzbekistan in five days on global conference tour
It may seem as if senior lecturer Patrik Olsson is only doing one of two things this semester: lecturing, or sitting deep under thousands of pages of take-home exams, reading and g...
24 Nov 2020
Monika Lindbekk editor for special issue on Muslim family law
Monika Lindbekk’s editorship for Brill generated a double special issue of Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World, depicting how family law is adjudicated in Mus...
3 Nov 2020
Child rights and global health interplay in new course
The Special Area Studies course “The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child, Children's Rights, and Global Health” starts for the first time on November 5.
16 Oct 2020
Locked up in lockdown
Since COVID-19 spread to Russia, national authorities have cut off all access to prisons. Based on his recent research, Rustamjon Urinboyev speculates how the everyday lives of tra...
9 Sep 2020
Sociologists of law investigating migrant worker exploitation in the Nordics
Associate Senior Lecturer Isabel Schoultz and project assistant Heraclitos Muhire at the Sociology of Law Department lead the endeavour they hope will help improve labour market po...