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Many unaware of their right to legal help

Many 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.

Students gained insight into breadth of research

On Wednesday 17th January students and researchers gathered in Stadshallen in Lund for the Sociology of Law Department's annual Panorama Day.

Erasmus-exchange at University of Sarajevo

Isabel 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.

Interns at the Sociology of Law Department look at child rights and working life

This autumn five master's students are doing their internship at the Sociology of Law Department in two different research projects.

A kind of legal no-mans-land says Eva Schömer

Eva 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.

Ann-Christine Hartzén has defended her thesis

Ann-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.

Award winning account of street vendors and rickshaws in Bogotá

Ana 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".

Change agents on children’s rights told their stories

Yesterday 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.

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

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