28th January 2009

The ECPR Standing Group on Organised crime is holding its first Summer School on the subject this summer in Catania, Italy.

Deadline for applications:  16 MARCH 2006

For more information please visit the official SGOC ISSOC website
at: http://www.fscpo.unict.it/SGUE/ISSOC


The program includes lectures by prominent experts in the field of
Organised Crime:

Opening Lecture by Dina Siegel, Professor of Criminology, Utrecht
University, the Netherlands & President of the International Association
for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC)

Guest Lecture by Jane Schneider, City University of New York, USA &
Peter Schneider, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Fordham College
Lincoln center, New York, USA (authors of ‘Culture and Political Economy in Western Sicily’ and ‘Reversible Destiny, Mafia, Antimafia, and the
Struggle for Palermo’)

Roundtables with: William Chambliss, Professor of Sociology, George Washington University, USA (author and editor of over fifteen books in the field of sociology of law, criminology and sociological theory including, ?Law, Order and Power? (with Robert Seidman), ?On The Take: From Petty Thieves to Presidents?, ?Boxman: A Professional Thief’s Journey? (with Harry King), ?Making Law? (with Marjorie Zatz) and ‘Exploring Criminology?; past President of the American Society of Criminology and the Society for the Study of Social Problems); Francisco Badenes, Federal Police Department, Ministry of Justice, Brazil (IALEIA 2004 Professional Service Awards ?for outstanding contributions as an intelligence analyst to the achievement of law enforcement objectives?; IPA 2006 World Police Prize), and many others.

Closing Lecture by Filippo Spiezia (Eurojust, The Netherlands)