14 Nov 2022
The Sociology of Law Department receives over SEK 6 million from the Riksbank's Jubilee Fund
Most of the grant goes to Isabel Schoultz's study of the strategies used by the parties in the upcoming Lundin Energy trial. About a quarter of the money is awarded to Rustamjon Ur...
2 Nov 2022
Lecturer for Reza Banakar Memorial Seminar decided
The lecturer at this year's Reza Banakar Memorial Seminar is Susan S. Silbey, Professor in Humanities, Sociology and Anthropology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and...
26 Oct 2022
Karl Dahlstrand presented at Icelandic conference on recognising sexual violence
At the end of September, Karl Dahlstrand visited Iceland to present at the international conference "Recognising Sexual Violence: Developing Pathways to Survivor-Centred Justice", ...
19 Oct 2022
Central Asian migrants' lives and challenges in Russia and Turkey
Since the invasion of Ukraine, Central Asian migrant workers in Russia have seen fewer job opportunities and lower salaries. Among those trying their luck elsewhere, Turkey has bec...
23 Sep 2022
Davor Vuleta accepted into the ranks of doctors in sociology of law
On Friday, September 23, Davor Vuleta ended his nine-year doctoral education with a successful defence of his thesis "Law and Social Exclusion: The functions and dysfunctions of th...
13 Sep 2022
Håkan Hydén appointed Special Chief Editor of sociological journal
21 Jun 2022
Nicolás Serrano Cardona has received his doctorate degree
On Monday, 20 June, Nicolás Serrano Cardona successfully defended his dissertation Interlegality, Municipalities and Social Change: A Sociolegal Study of the Controversy around Bul...
17 Jun 2022
A unanimous committee passed Cansu Bostan into doctorhood
On Friday, June 17, Cansu Bostan successfully defended her dissertation Games of Justice: Ethnographic Inquiries on Space, Subjectivity and Law in Northern Kurdistan. She is now a ...
16 Jun 2022
The department has recruited two professors in sociology of law
The two new professors are Anna Lundberg and Ole Hammerslev, who have been guest professors at the Sociology of Law Department since the summer of 2021.
13 May 2022
Racist and classist politics behind increased homelessness among asylum-seekers in Europe
Welfare policies across the continent are becoming increasingly nationalistic and exclusive toward racialised and poor non-citizens.
22 Apr 2022
Central Asian migrant workers risk mass unemployment
The economic sanctions against Russian following the invasion of Ukraine are having spillover effects in Central Asia. With the prospect of economic and social strain forcing Russi...
28 Feb 2022
Master's student publishes bachelor thesis in international academic journal
Few bachelor theses make it to publication. But a student currently in the Master's Programme in Sociology of Law recently managed the unusual feat when an international journal pu...
10 Jan 2022
How corporate executives beat corruption charges by performing 'unbeloning' in court
It took Swedish prosecutors six years to prepare the criminal case against former executives of Telia Company for paying several hundred million USD in bribes in Uzbekistan. The S...
6 Dec 2021
From now on it is Doctor Mikael Lundholm
On Friday, December 3, Mikael Lundholm’s eight-year doctoral education ended with a successful defence of his thesis “The Social Contingency of Law: Studies of Social Control durin...
27 Sep 2021
These are the Sociology of Law Department's guest professors
A month has passed since the start of the autumn semester. By now, the Sociology of Law Department's two guest professors, Anna Lundberg and Ole Hammerslev, are deeply embedded in ...
16 Sep 2021
Law’s failure to protect farmed animals has dire consequences for both human and nonhuman life
The ecological consequences of animal agriculture present an acute challenge for how we legislate to protect cows, pigs, and other farmed animals. Research at the Sociology of Law ...
14 Sep 2021
Matthias Baier has stepped down as Head of Department and back into the classroom
The mandate Head of Department rarely spans more than six years. Matthias Baier held it at the Sociology of Law Department for eleven. This spring, the former prefect resumed his p...
9 Jul 2021
New materialism and Nordic feminism co-working for a new perspective on justice
The Sociology of Law Department’s researcher Jannice Käll proposes how Nordic feminist theory and new materialist feminist theory can reach further in a call for feminist justice b...
29 Jun 2021
Online doctors expose deficiencies in the Swedish healthcare system
Swedish healthcare is supposed to be guided by a principle of need, treating the most urgent cases first. Political reforms in recent decades have also introduced freedom of choice...
1 Jun 2021
Honorary doctor at the Faculty of Social Sciences has passed away
The distinguished socio-legal scholar Thomas Mathiesen died on Saturday, May 29. He was 87 years old.