Date: 23 - 24 September 2015
Venue: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) in Rome, Italy
The Societal Dimensions of Organised Crime Conference Programme has been published.
Call for papers and participation:
Organised crime is an umbrella term for a host of criminal practices, such as trafficking illegal goods and people, extortion, corruption and kidnapping. Organised crime is a global phenomenon and many criminal organisations and networks operate transnationally. Despite most countries being affected by some form of organised crime, it seems to manifest in different ways in different societies. Understanding these societal dimensions of organised crime will help to understand the phenomenon as well as how to combat it.
Contributions are invited on the following and related topics:
- The structure and organisation of socially embedded crime (e.g. extortion, corruption)
- Social, economic and cultural conditions beneficial for organised crime
- Explanatory accounts for the success or failure of specific criminal organisations
- Migration of criminal organisations and networks between countries and sectors
- Computational studies of organised crime and extortion
- Databases and data mining tools of criminal and judicial data
- Counter-policies for organised crime and their effectiveness
- Assessments of the expected future for global organised crime
- Analyses of the interface between organised crime and society
- Policy focussed research on organised crime
Legal, criminal justice, policing, criminological, computational and other perspectives may be employed. Participants from academia, policy and operational organisations are all very welcome.
- Submission: 1 April 2015
- Notification of Acceptance: 30 May 2015
- Deadline for Registration: 30 July 2015
- Conference 23-24 September 2015