Research Network for Culture, Law and the Body


FORCE: Forensic Culture in Europe, 1930-2000

The ERC Consolidator project ‘Forensic Culture. A Comparative Analysis of Forensic Practices in Europe, 1930-2000’ is directed by dr. Willemijn Ruberg and investigates the differences between forensic practices in Europe in the period 1930-2000. In television series like CSI and Criminal Minds forensic scientists can solve even the trickiest cases within a few hours. Technologies such…

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Interpsy: Psychology, Criminal Interrogation and the Impact of Knowledge, 1880-1940

How could knowledge make an impact in the world and on people’s lives? This project, funded by an MSCA postdoctoral fellowship under the European Union’s Horizon Europe research and innovation programme, investigates this question by studying the case of criminal interrogations and forensic psychology in Germany, France and the Netherlands between 1880 and 1940. Obtaining confessions, often…

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