Balkan Criminology

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A Max Planck Partner Group

Panel on “Balkan Criminology” to be held at the ESC Conference

Date Location Category
13.09.2012 Bilbao/Spain Conference

Panel Abstract: The panel will, after an introduction to the research concept „Criminologia Balcanica ~ Balkan Criminology“ discuss the current criminological research setting in the Balkans. The focus will be on a regional approach and the construction of a relevant network of experts and professionals who are in a criminological sense either Balkan-positioned or Balkan-oriented.

Key Words: Balkan, Southeast Europe, Criminology, Networking, Organized Crime, Illegal Markets

Panel Organization: Dr. Anna-Maria Getos ()

Composition of Panel - Participating Authors (in alphabetical order):

  • Dr. Hans-Jörg Albrecht, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg i.Br./Germany (Presentation title: Patterns of Organized Crime in the Balkans)
  • Dr. Anna-Maria Getos, Assistant professor at the Faculty of Law - University of Zagreb/Croatia (Presentation title: „Criminologia Balcanica ~ Balkan Criminology“ - Introduction to a Research Concept)
  • Dr. Michael Kilchling, Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg i.Br./Germany (Presentation title: Regional Approaches in Criminological Research)
  • Dr. Gorazd Mesko, Professor of Criminology and Dean of the Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security - University of Maribor/Slovenia (Presentation title: Network of Criminological Doctoral Study Programs in the States of the Former Yugoslavia)
  • Dr. John Winterdyk, Professor at the Department of Justice Studies - Mount Royal University/Canada (Presentation title: Networking the Balkans)