Plenaries, Plenary Follow-Up Panels,
and Special President’s Panel on Migration and Refugees

Besides the Opening Plenary, there will be three Plenaries.

To continue and deepen the Plenaries’ discussion, Follow-Up Panels on each plenary topic will be arranged with three discussants and the plenary speaker immediately after lunch or – on Saturday – immediately after the Plenary Session.

On Thursday afternoon there will be a Special President’s Panel on refugees and migration.

Wednesday, 21 September 2016


18.00 | Opening Plenary
Chair: Klaus Boers and Frieder Dünkel
Welcome Address by the University of Münster
Ursula Nelles | Rector of the University of Münster
European penology – the rise and fall of prison population rates and crime policy in times of refugees and terrorism
Frieder Dünkel | President of the European Society of Criminology
Keystones of the European Commission's Policy in Criminal Matters
Alexandra Jour-Schroeder | European Commission, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers
Crime, Crime Control and Criminology in Germany
Klaus Boers | Local Organiser, President of the Society of German, Austrian and Swiss Criminologists

Thursday, 22 September 2016


11.45 to 13.00 | Formal Social Control: Prison and Policing
Chair: Ineke Pruin, Bern
Values, prison quality and outcomes: the role of legitimacy and trust in upholding social order
Alison Liebling, Cambridge
Policing Urban Communities. The Times They are A-Changing
Thomas Feltes, Bochum

  14.15 to 15.30 | Follow-Up Panel on Prison
Chair: Tapio Lappi-Seppälä, Helsinki
Discussants:
Elena Larrauri, Barcelona | Frank Neubacher, Cologne | Tom Vander Beken, Ghent

  14.15 to 15.30 | Follow-Up Panel on Policing
Chair: Jenny Fleming, Southampton
Discussants:
Gorazd Meško, Maribor | Sebastian Roché, Grenoble | Wesley G. Skogan, Chicago

Friday, 23 September 2016

  11.45 to 13.00 | Life-Course and Developmental Criminology
Chair: Per-Olof Wikström, Cambridge
Integrating Structural and Life-Course Criminology
Robert Sampson, Harvard
Does Developmental Prevention really work "?"
Manuel Eisner, Cambridge

  14.15 to 15.30 | Follow-Up Panel on Life-Course and Developmental Criminology
Chair: Klaus Boers, Münster
Discussants:
Susan McVie, Edinburgh | Jost Reinecke, Bielefeld | Kyle Treiber, Cambridge

  14.15 to 15.30 | Follow-Up Panel on Developmental Prevention, Intervention and Desistance
Chair: Catrien Bijleveld, Amsterdam
Discussants:
Stephen Farrall, Sheffield | Friedrich Lösel, Erlangen/Cambridge | Felipe Estrada, Stockholm

Saturday, 24 September 2016

  9.30 to 10.45 | Crimes of the Powerful
Chair: Dina Siegel, Utrecht
Economic and financial crime: it´s the economy, stupid!
Wim Huisman, Amsterdam
State Crime
Alette Smeulers, Groningen/Tilburg

  11.15 to 12.30 | Follow-Up Panel on Economic and Financial Crime
Chair: Letizia Paoli, Leuven
Discussants:
Kai Bussmann, Halle-Wittenberg | Nicholas Lord, Manchester | Vincenzo Ruggiero, Middlesex

  11.15 to 12.30 | Follow-Up Panel on State Crime
Chair: Susanne Karstedt, Grifith
Discussants:
Chrisje Brants, Utrecht | Barbora Hola, VU Amsterdam | Stephan Parmentier, Leuven

Thursday, 22 September 2016

  15.45 to 17.00 | Refugees and Migration as a Challenge for Criminology
and Crime Policy

Chair: Frieder Dünkel, Greifswald
Immigration, Immigration Control, Penal Policy and Crime – European Diversities and Convergences
May-Len Skilbrei, Oslo
Crime, Punishment and Migration: What is ‘Social Control’ in Europe Today?
Dario Melossi, Bologna
Right-Wing Populism, Refugees and Escalation Processes
Wilhelm Heitmeyer, Bielefeld