Research news

Published Dec. 10, 2018 10:26 AM

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?

Published July 2, 2018 10:01 AM

- In the last few years, sexual violence and exploitation have been firmly placed on European political agendas and public debates.

Published Oct. 17, 2017 10:07 AM

Life-changing events happen to migrants on the road to Europe. Some migrants die trying to enter, whereas others are born migrants. How do migrants - and their researchers - account for such experiences?

Published Nov. 9, 2016 1:26 PM

Romanians and Roma report experiences of racism and discrimination in Norwegian prisons. They often claim that they are not provided opportunities to which they have a rightful claim.

Published July 6, 2016 10:53 AM

In the efforts to create international justice, it is unclear for whom justice is intended.

Published May 30, 2016 2:54 PM

Even though the likelihood of receiving asylum is slim, many Nigerians choose to go to Europe. Their motivation to leave, and authorities´ attempts to stop them are some of the issues Professor May-Len Skilbrei will investigate in the MIGMA research project.

Published Apr. 12, 2016 12:33 PM

Transnational police work requires police officers to be able to handle both cultural and social differences internal to the organization. This proves challenging, research shows.

Published Dec. 14, 2015 2:18 PM

Stories about drug use strengthen a sense of unity and shape identity.

Published Nov. 11, 2015 10:27 AM

- women of the Osvald resistance organization were persecuted after the war by Norwegian authorities. These were only a few of the women in Norway for whom the war never ended.