With the support of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), its Standing Group on Organised Crime (SGOC) and the European Commission, the Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC) will be hosting a two-week summer school on Organised Crime in Leuven, Belgium from June 28 to July 9, 2010.
Part of a series of three, the Leuven Summer School is entitled “Understanding and Fighting Organised Crime in the New Europe”. During this two-week period, 25 selected students and practitioners will have the unique opportunity to enrich their knowledge, discuss and critically analyse the challenges posed by organised crime and its control in contemporary Europe with international experts.
An international team of renowned scholars and high-ranking practitioners will give cutting-edge lectures. Confirmed speakers include:
Dr. Felia Allum, University of Bath, UK
Prof. Dr. Cyrille Fijnaut, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Dr. Philip Gounev, Center for the Study of Democracy, Sofia, Bulgaria and London School of Economics, UK
Prof. Dr. Dick Hobbs, London School of Economics, UK
Prof. Dr. Jörz Kinzig, Tübingen University, Germany
Prof. Dr. Edward Kleemans, Free University Amsterdam and The Netherlands Ministry of Justice, The Netherlands
Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Krajewski, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
Dr. Anna Markina, University of Tartu, Estonia
Prof. Dr. Letizia Paoli, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Prof. Dr. Dirk Van Daele, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
Prof. Dr. Henk van de Bunt, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
Prof. Tom van der Beken, Ghent University, Belgium
Prof. Dr. Frank Verbruggen, K.U. Leuven, Belgium
For more information on the summer school, visit http://www.law.kuleuven.be/linc/english/ssoc/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The final deadline for applications will be March 15, 2010; see the website for further details.