First General Conference of the ECPR-Standing Group on Organised Crime
Old and New Forms of Organised and Serious Crime between the Local and the Global

University of Naples “Federico II”
Department of Political Science
11-12 December 2015

General Programme

Full Conference Programme


Friday 11 December 2015


Opening Plenary Session, “Chiesa dei SS. Marcellino e  Festo”
Chair: Monica Massari (University of Naples “Federico II”)

Welcome address, Gaetano Manfredi, (Rector, University of Naples “Federico II”) & Marco Musella (Director, Department of Political Sciences)


Introduction to the Conference, Francesca Longo (Co-convenor ECPR-Standing Group on Organized Crime, University of Catania)


Keynote lectures

Franco Roberti (National Anti-Mafia Prosecutor, National Antimafia Directorate-DNA, Italy), Analysing the Evolution of Organised Crime and its Policing

Jana Arsovska (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, USA), Global and Mobile? Conceptualizing and Understanding Criminal Mobility in the 21st Century.

11:15-12:00                                        Coffee break

  Performance by the Social Co-operative “Tappeto di Iqbal”

12:00-13:30                                        Parallel Sessions I (Panels A1-A5)

13:30-14:30                                        Buffet

14:30-16:30                                       Roundtable

“Confiscation and Social Re-use of Assets Seized from Organised Crime Groups” (Chiesa dei SS. Marcellino e Festo)
Chair:   Michele Mosca (University of Naples “Federico II”)

Maria Vittoria De Simone (National Anti-mafia Directorate, Italy)
Vincenza Amato (Presidente della Commissione Regionale per i beni confiscati della Regione Campania, Italy)
Tonio Dell’Olio (Libera, Italy)
Alberto de Chiara (Seconda Università di Napoli, Itay)
Mauro Baldascino (Osservatorio provinciale beni confiscati in Provincia di Caserta, Italy)
Valerio Taglione (Comitato don Peppe Diana, Italy)

16:30-16:45                                         Break

16:45-18:15                                         Parallel Sessions II (Panels B1-B5)      

20:00                                                    Social dinner


Saturday 12 December 2015

9:00-10:30                                          Parallel Sessions III (Panels C1-C5)

10:30-11:00                                        Coffee break

11:00-13:00                                        Roundtable

‘The Grey Zone: Enablers, Facilitators and Accomplices’ (Aula A. Spinelli)
Chair:   Nando dalla Chiesa (University of Milan)

Margaret Beare (Toronto University, Canada)
Gabriella Gribaudi (University of Naples, Italy)
Simona Di Monte (Prosecution Service, Apeal Court, Naples, Italy)
Alberto Vannucci (University of Pisa, Italy)
Mike Greta (US Embassy Rome, Italy)
Giovanni Tartaglia Polcini (Magistrate, consultant Foreign Office Ministry, Rome, Italy)

13:00-14:00                                         Buffet

14:00-15:30                                         Parallel Sessions IV (Panels D1-D5)

15:30-15:45                                          Break

15:45-17:15                                          Parallel Sessions V (Panels E1-E4)

17:15                                                     End of Conference


Conference venues:

Friday, 11 December 2105
Complesso Monumentale dei SS. Marcellino e Festo:
Entrance from: Largo San Marcellino, 10, Naples (map)

Saturday, 12 December 2015
Conference Room Aula A. Spinelli:
Department of Political Science
University of Naples “Federico II”
Entrance from: Via L. Rodinò, 22a, Naples (map)

Social dinner on 11 December 2015, at 8 PM:
Ristorante Regina Margherita.
Via Partenope 19-21
80121 Napoli (map)

If you like to join the social dinner of SGOC, please send a confirmation to

Organizing Committee:

Felia Allum (University of Bath), Francesca Longo (University of Catania) Monica Massari (University of Naples “Federico II”), Luciano Brancaccio (University of Naples “Federico II”), Daniela Irrera (University of Catania), Michele Mosca (University of Naples “Federico II”).


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