Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies


Crimes of the Powerful
13 Jun 2016 - 19 Jun 2016
Course directors:
Dawn Rothe, Old Dominion University, United States
Kirstin Drenkhahn, Free University of Berlin, Germany
Wolfgang Form, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
Course description:

This course will provide an intensive coverage of crimes of states and their symbiotic nature with other states, corporations, organized crime networks, international financial institutuions, and the powerful in general. It will be offered biannually starting June 2016.

The structure of the course includes:

Classes with lectures combined with seminar style and on-site learning by using the history and location of Dubrovnik will be the primary format with 25 presentations overall by experts in the field of state crime to students, one per hour block (5 per day). The overall course structure will run Monday-Friday between 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM with a two hour afternoon break included. Saturday will run from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM with a four hour break and a farewell certificate of completion celebration beginning at 5 PM.

We envision the first course to roughly include 20 students with the goal of increasing up to 40-50 thereafter.