Papers/abstracts

List of Participants

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Allum Felia, Understanding Criminal Mobility: The Case of the Neapolitan Camorra, (University of Bath, UK).
Apollonio Andrea, The end of Sacra Corona Unita, the Apulian Mafia, (University of Pavia, Italy).
Aureliani Thomas & Motta Samuele, State Vacuum and Non-State Actors: The Case of Michoacan, (CROSS, Osservatorio sulla Criminalita Organizzata, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy).
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Battisti Michele, Lavezzi Andrea Mario, Masserini Lucio & Pratesi Monica, Resisting The Extortion Racket: An Empirical Analysis, (University of Palermo, Italy and University of Palermo, Italy and University of Pisa, Italy and University of Pisa, Italy).
Bedetti Martina & Dalponte Nicolò, German Blinkers: A Worrisome Picture, (Research Center on Organized Crime, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy).
Bogani Giulio, Mafias as a Social Evil: A Proposal for Interpreting the Cultural Depiction of Mafias, (University of Florence, Italy).
Bosetti Louise, The Crime-Terror Nexus: State of the Evidence, (UN University Centre for Policy Research, Tokyo, Japan).
Bowkett Chris, Tackling Criminality at Every Level: A Case Study, (University of Bath, UK).
Brancaccio Luciano & Castellano Carolina, The “Camorra” in the Public Debate: Stories, Chronicles, and Debates from the Fascism to the Republican era, (University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy).
Buscaglia Edgardo, “Alternative” Dispute Resolution Mechanisms provided by Armed Organized Crime Networks: An International Comparative Analysis of Causes and Consequences, (Columbia School of Law and International Law and Economic Development Centre, Columbia University, NY, US).
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Calestani Melania, The Impact of Religious Beliefs on Latin American Street Gangs, (Kingston University, UK).
Canonico Paolo, Consiglio Stefano, De Nito Ernesto & Mangia Gianluigi, When entrepreneurs make use of the Camorra clans: the case of the king of video poker, (University of Naples and University of Naples “Federico II” and Università degli Studi di Catanzaro Magna Græcia and University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy).
Clough Marinaro Isabella, Loan-Sharking in the Time of Crisis: Challenges in Fighting Illegal Lending in Contemporary Rome, (John Cabot University, Rome, Italy).
Colacicco Tamara, Holy Mary, Pray for Us: the Relationship between Neapolitan Church and Camorra, and the Devotion of Local Criminals, (University of Reading, UK).
Colletti Alessandro, The Camorra’s system of social protection in the Caserta area, (Independent researcher, Rome, Italy).
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D’Alfonso Stefano, Mafias and Liberal Professional Collusion, (University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy).
Dagnes Joselle, Sciarrone Rocco & Storti Luca, Perceiving Mafia. A Survey on Economic Actors in Milan and Turin, (University of Turin, Italy).
Dagnes Joselle, Donatiello Davide, Moiso Valentina, Pellegrino Davide, Sciarrone Rocco & Storti Luca, Grey area rules. Mafias and the particularistic use of public resources in Piedmont, Lombardy and Aosta Valley, (LARCO – Laboratorio di Analisi e Ricerca sulla Criminalità Organizzata, University of Turin, Italy).
De Biase Marco, Predatory Practices, Italian Entrepreneurs and Social Elites In The Grey Land Food Market. A Participant Observation, (Université libre de Bruxelles, Université de Liège, Belgium).
De Lucia Maurizio, Antiracket Policies and the Role of Associations of Victims. A model exportable to the US?, (National Anti-Mafia Directorate-DNA, Italy).
De Oliveira Sofia Inês, Financial Crime and New Technologies, (RUSI, London, UK).
Di Gennaro Giacomo, The Influence of Globalization and Economic Growth on the Phenomenon of extortion and usury, (University of Naples, Italy).
Di Ronco Anna & Lavorgna Anita, Changing representations of organized crime in the Italian press, (University of Gent, Belgium, University of Southampton, UK).
Dines Nick, Organized Crime as a Post-Political Ruse: Reflections on Media (Mis)representations of the Naples Garbage Crisis and the Gangmaster System in Southern Italian Agriculture, (Department of Criminology and Sociology, Middlesex University, UK).
Dino Alessandra, Duplicity, Ambiguity and Misunderstanding as Survival Strategies in Cosa Nostra: Analysis of the “Battle for Identity” during Some Judicial Confrontations between “Men of Honour”, (Palermo University, Italy).
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Efrat Asif, Global Efforts against Human Trafficking: The Misguided Conflation of Sex, Labor, and Organ Trafficking, (Interdisciplinary Center (IDC Herzliya, Israel).
Elias Leticia & Timmermans Arco, Defining organized crime in the European Union: political institutions interacting in agenda-setting, (University of Leiden, Campus The Hague, The Netherlands).
Ernst Falko, Reshuffling the Grey: On the Limits of State Governance in Michoacán, (Essex University, UK).
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Fazekas Mihaly, Sberna Salvatore & Vannucci Alberto, Criminal-Political Capture. The Capture of Public Procurement by Criminal Organizations in Italy, (University of Cambridge, UK and EUI, Italy and University of Pisa, Italy).
Fernandez-Bertier Michaël, The Inflation of Asset Recovery Instruments to Combat Organized Crime: Drawing a Tentative Typology, (Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium).
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Gachevska Katerina, Imagined Insecurities: Interrogating the Crime-Terror Relationship, (Leeds Beckett University, UK).
Garofalo Sabrina, Ioppolo Ludovica & Ferrara Norma, Gender and Mafia. An Analysis of Femininity and Masculinity in the ‘Ndrangheta, (Università della Calabria and Istat and Libera, Associazioni, nomi e numeri contro le mafie, Italy).
Giuriati Tommaso, The French Forms of Power Syndicate: a Form of Mafia?, (Université de Corse Pasquale Paoli, France).
Greco Francesca, The Fight Against Organised Crime In The European Union: Towards A Common Approach, (Independent Researcher, Ancona, Italy).
Gunnarson Carina, Uncertainty and Change: Entrepreneurs In Palermo and Their Perceptions of The Local Opportunity Structures, (Uppsala University, Sweden).
Gunnarson Carina & Rostami Amir, Organised Crime in Sweden: An Analysis of “The Syriac Mafia” in the City of Södertälje, (Uppsala university, Sweden and Stockholm University, Sweden).
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Ingrascì Ombretta, Interviewing Mafia Pentiti. The Use of Oral Sources in Mafia Studies, (University of Milan, Italy).
Ioppolo Ludovica, The Social Representation of Mafias In Italy: Some Reflections from the Student community, (ISTAT, Italy).
Islas-Limiñana Diorella, The side effects of Success: The War On Drugs and The Transnationalization of Dtos In The Americas, (University of Bath, UK).
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Jeffray Calum, Hidden in Plain Sight: The Changing Nature of Organised Crime Groups, (RUSI, London, UK).
Jesperson Sasha, Minimising Risk: New Commodities, New Tactics, New Responses?, (RUSI, London, UK).
Jesperson Sasha & Idler Annette, No Cocaine, no Crime, no Conflict? The Multifaceted Nature of Transnational Organised Crime along the War-torn Cocaine Route, (RUSI, London, UK and University of Oxford, UK).
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Klerks Peter, Battling Organized Crime through Partnerships and Advanced Analysis: Successes and Dilemmas, (Strategy Advisor on Organized Crime Public Prosecutor’s Office, The Hague, The Netherlands).
Kostakos Panos, Understanding Serious Crime: A ‘Big Data’ Approach, (University of Oulu, Finland).
Krakowski Krzysztof, Accounting for Turbulence in the Colombian Underworld, (Milan University,Italy).
Kühn Florian, Networks of Governance – Official and Unofficial Public Services as Side-Effects of Transnational Organised Crime, (Otto van Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany).
Kumar Anita, How Actors Involved in Organized Crime can Teach the European Police Office about Cross Cultural Cooperation, (European Inter University Centre for Human Rights & Democratisation & University of Nottingham, UK).
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La Spina Antonio, Italian Anti-racket Legislation and its Reform as a Model of Indirect Intervention, (LUISS University , Rome, Italy).
Le Cour Grandmaison Romain, Drugs and Criminal Organizations In Michoacan, Mexico: Market, Forms of Production and the Evolution of Reciprocity in Political-Criminal Intermediation Since the 1980s, (Université Paris-1 Sorbonne, France).
Le Moglie Marco & Sorrentiy Giuseppe, Mafia Inc: When Godfathers become Entrepreneurs, (University of Turin, Italy).
Loprieno Donatella, The Relationship between the Catholic Church and the ‘Ndrangheta, (Università della Calabria, Italy).
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Magliveras Konstanyino, Has Money Laundering been (Over)abused as an Instrument for Law Enforcement and as a Criminal Justice Tool?, (University of the Aegean, Greece).
Martone Vittorio, Privatisation of Social Sector and The Infiltration of Mafias. The Case of The New Roman Mafia Clans In The Refugee Services, (University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy).
Meli Ilaria, ‘Ndrangheta’s Places. Perspective for a Study, (CROSS- CROSS – Osservatorio sulla criminalità organizzata, University of Milan, Italy).
Merlino Rossella, Devotion, Continuity and Change in the Pizzini System of Mafia Communication, (Bangor University, UK).
Minnaar Anthony, Rhino poaching in South Africa: the increasingly organised nature of this wildlife crime, (University of South Africa, South Africa).
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Napolitano Valeria, A Computer-assisted Analysis of Extortion from a Gender Perspective, (University of Naples “Federico II”, Italy).
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Orlova Alexandra, The Shifting Power Dynamics between Organized Crime and Political Power: The case of the Russian Federation, (Ryerson University, Canada).
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Panzarasa Martina, Mafia-Style Organized Crime and Prison, Shedding Light on Mafia Organizations through Mafia Prisoners’ Narrations, (University of Milan and University of Turin, Italy).
Pisarczyk Marta, Tracing the Impact of Crime and Terrorism on the State’s Authority: A Postinternationalist Analysis of the D-Company, (Turin University, Italy).
Polese Abel & Morris JeremyMapping informality: (a)moral and (il)legal principles of informal economies, (Tallinn University, Estonia, University of Birmingham, UK).
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Sánchez Josep & Constanza Ibáñez, Violent Markets and Profitable Wars: the Links Between Organized Crime and Armed Conflict, (University of Barcelona, Spain).
Sberna Salvatore & Vannucci Alberto, Mafia Cribes: The Criminal Governance of Political Corruption in Italy, (EUI, Italy and University of Pisa, Italy).
Scheinost Miroslav, Development of Organised Crime in the Society in Transition, (Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention, Prague, Czech Republic).
Schönenberg Regine, The Scope of Organized Crime at the Borders of Statehood and of National territory, (FU-Berlin/Latin American Institute, Germany).
Sciandra Elena, Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Objects in the Mediterranean: A Content Analysis, (Trento University, Italy).
Sergi Anna & Nigel South, ‘Earth, Water, Air, and Fire’. Environmental Crimes and Mafia Power in Calabria, (University of Essex, UK).
Slade Gavin, Fighting Organized Crime through Prison Reform in Post-Soviet Eurasia, (Freie Universitat, Berlin Germany).
Smith Jr Dwight, The Alien Conspiracy theory: aka The Elephant in the Front Parlor, (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, USA).
Spapens A.C.M., Italian Organised Crime in the Netherlands, (Tilburg University, Netherlands).
Stoychev Stoycho, Controlling The Polls: The Organized Criminal Market For Votes In Bulgaria, (Sofia University, Bulgaria).
Strazzari Francesco, Shadow-Governing The Eternal City: Rome’s World-In-Between, (NUPI-Oslo, Norway and Sant’ Anna-Pisa, Italy).
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Tregunna Alice, Has the Glass Ceiling been shattered? An Investigation of Female Leadership within Organised Crime, (University of Auckland, New Zealand).
Trifuoggi Mario, A Tale of Reverse Deviance: Non-compliant Spatial Practices in the Land of Gomorrah, (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK).
Tupman Bill, Grappling with “Unknown Unknowns” in Terrorism and Organised Crime, (Exeter University, UK).
Tzanetakis Meropi, Drug Dealing on Cryptomarkets: Transforming Concepts, (Vienna Centre for Societal Security, Austria).
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Van der Veen Hans, The Entrapment Machine, (Visible Hand Research, Amsterdam, Netherlands).
Vesco Antonio, An Encounter In The Land of Market. Mobile Camorra Clans and Business Circuits In The North-East of Italy, (University of Ferrara, Italy).
Vorrath Judith, Porous and Out of Reach? How Borders and Borderlands are linked to Organized Crime, (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik-SWP, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin, Germany).
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Wintrobe Ronald, Il Padrone’s Dilemma, (Western University, Canada).
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Young Mary, Creating a Criminogenic Environment: Transnational Organised Crime in Offshore Financial Centres, (University of West of England, UK).
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Zaccaria Anna Maria, Camorra women. Data, profiles and representation, (University of Naples Federico II, Italy).
Zanoletti Giovanni, Present at State (Un)making: Understanding Organized Crime and Political (In)stability in the Sahel-Sahara Region, (Paris X, France).
Zoppei Verena, Social Perceptions and Mobilizations Against Organized Crime in Germany, (Humboldt University Berlin, Germany).
Zoppei Verena, Breaking through the grey area? The criminalisation of money laundering from a critical perspective, (Humboldt University, Berlin).