According to Eurostat statistics, close to half a million third-country nationals are ordered every year to leave the EU and Schengen areas. Those who do not comply with an order to leave within the period granted to them, and those who are not given an option to leave on their own, are required to be removed by the authorities of the host state.
Law enforcement and jurisprudence are only some of many societal sectors that are increasingly digitized. It is high time we realize that data influence how individuals come to exist in digitized societies. The role of protection, then, becomes ever more salient.
Edited by Dr. David R. Goyes.
Maja Janmyr receives UiO Award for Young Researchers.
In 2013 The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board invited the artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg to Norway to discuss her exhibit ‘Stranger Visions’. Dewey-Hagborg’s artwork is again on display in Oslo and she will also co-operate with Mareile Kaufmann on her upcoming ERC project.
There were 2,363 applications submitted to the Research Council of Norway before the deadline of 25 May, of which 541 were submitted to the Young Research Talent programme. Only about 8% of applications received an offer. One of the successful projects was developed by Kjersti Lohne.
We are no longer using data services, but data services are using us. More so, internet companies advance into the intimate cores of ourselves, our homes, emotions, childhood, biology, excitement, empathy, curiosity, disease, our unconsciousness.
DNA analysis has become a standard procedure in most police forces. Not only that - the techniques for producing forensic evidence have moved from test tubes, gel and dots on the screen to complex algorithms and biotechnologies that process biological information digitally. What happened during this shift? Mareile Kaufmann received a grant from the European Research Council to find answers.
Mareile receives this prestigious award for an article in the British Journal of Criminology for the article that most contributes to knowledge of criminal justice issues and the development of criminology.
On September 18th, Kjersti Lohne was awarded the ESC Young Criminologist Award. When giving thanks, Lohne both talked about the importance of receiving awards for young academics, but also about the importance of showing generosity in academia. With Lohne's permission we here publish her speech.
She is given the award in recognition for the article “Penal humanitarianism beyond the nation state: An analysis of international criminal justice”.
Although the EU-Turkey deal is hailed as a success by the European Commission and seen as a model for cooperation with other transit countries, including in Norway, MIGMA-researcher shows there is more to the story.
The call for papers is open for the upcoming conference organized by the European Society of Criminology’s Working Group Immigration, Crime and Citizenship.
MIGMA researcher May-Len Skilbrei has a blog post on Border Criminologies on her experiences on maneuvering in a tricky research field.
In reality many of the relatives of prisoners are also subjected to harsh penalties by the State. Innocent people, who do not deserve to be punished, but who nevertheless live in the shadow of a prison. Why have we chosen a penal system which impacts so harshly on families?
The event hosted by the Norwegian Nobel Institute saw Özlem Gürakar-Skribeland discuss the Model International Mobility Convention (MIMC) with Professor Michael W. Doyle of Columbia University, one of the drafters of the MIMC.
Professor Kristin Bergtora Sandvik and PRIO researcher Bruno Oliveira Martins on the Venezuelan drone incident.
- In the last few years, sexual violence and exploitation have been firmly placed on European political agendas and public debates.