Balkan Homicide Study

Freiburg
Nov, 26, 2017

Scientific workshop of the research project „Balkan Homicide Study“ developed through our Max Planck Partner Group in association with Max Planck Institute was held from 26st to 28th November 2017. It was organised by the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Freiburg. The main aim of this empirical research is to analyse the most severe violent crimes and, among others, to test (un)founded stereotype about Balkan as an especially violent and ‘wild’ European region. Besides head of the project, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Mult. Hans-Jörg Albrecht (Max Planck Institute Director) and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anna-Maria Getoš Kalac (Head of MPPG and professor at our Faculty og Law), in the workshop also participated General State Attorney First Deputy, Mr. Dražen Jelenić and scientists from in total of 8 countries in a region that conduct this research (Dr. Orsolya Bolyky and Mrs. Eszter Katalin Sarik from OKRI in Budapest; Mr. Rok Hacin, a researcher from University in Maribor, Dr. Xhevdet Halili from Faculty of Law in Pristina; Mrs. Sandra Kobajica, Teaching Assistant from Sarajevo University; Dr. Natalija Lukić from Faculty of Law in Belgrade; Dr. Boban Misoski from Faculty of Law in Skopje; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Andra-Roxana Trandafir, Vice-dean of Faculty of Law in Bucharest), scientists from Max Planck Institute (Dr. Volker Grundies), but also young researchers of our partner group (Mrs. Reana Bezić and Mrs. Petra Šprem).

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