Karlsruhe Dialogues 2010

Organized Crime - Dark sides of Globalization



Friday, 5th February 2010

Opening reception of the 14th Karlsruhe Dialogues
SpardaEvent-Center, Baumeisterstraße 21

7:30 p.m.

Welcome addresses
Senator E. h. Thomas Renner
Chairman of the Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg eG, chairman of the foundation board of the Stiftung Kunst und Kultur of the Sparda-Bank Baden-Württemberg

Wolfram Jäger
Mayor of the city of Karlsruhe

Prof. Dr. Detlef Löhe
Vice President Research and Information of the KIT

Prof. Dr. Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha
Director of the Centre for Cultural and General Studies

Opening speech
Organized Crime: Crime in the 3rd Millenium
Roberto Scarpinato (Italien)
Senior prosecutor of the anti-mafia directorate in Palermo


Film presentation

Mein Leben – Roberto Saviano

Documentary by Victor Grandits,
ARTE/ZDF 2009, 43 min.


Discription film

No entrance fee

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Please register.



Saturday, 6th February 2010

14th Karlsruhe Dialogues: Symposium
Saal Baden at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karlsruhe, Lammstraße 13–17

9:30 a.m.

Welcome addresses
Gerd Stracke
Vice president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Karlsruhe
Prof. Dr. Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha
Director of the Centre for Cultural and General Studies 


Organized Crime in Europe: Concepts, Patterns and Control Policies in the European Union and Beyond
Prof. Dr. Cyrille J.C.F. Fijnaut (Netherlands)
Police and Gambling Research Group, Faculty of Law, Tilburg University

Organized Crime in Europe and the USA
Prof. Dr. Klaus von Lampe (Germany/USA)
Associate Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration, New York

Global Crime: The Road from Real to Virtual Threat
Dr. h.c. Misha Glenny (Great Britain/Central and Eastern Europe)
Author and journalist, lecturer at various universities in Europe and the USA, diplomatic adviser

Russian Organized Crime: At Home and Abroad
Prof. Dr. James O. Finckenauer (USA)
School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey

Triads – The Chinese Organized Crime Group
Adrian Kim-Fai Kwan (Hong Kong/China)
Superintendent of the Organized Crime & Triad Bureau Hong Kong Police

12:30 p.m.
Lunch break
1:30 p.m.

A real threat? Organized Crime, Democracy and Democratization
Prof. Dr. Susanne Karstedt (Germany/Great Britain)
Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, Faculty of Education, Social Science and Law, University of Leeds

Understanding and Preventing Corruption: Lessons from the UK Expenses Scandal
Prof. Dr. James L. Newell (Great Britain)
School of English, Sociology, Politics and Contemporary History, University of Salford

Cash Flow of Organized Crime and Terrorism: What do (and don’t) we know?
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Friedrich Schneider (Germany/Austria)
Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University of Linz

Trafficking of Women and Sex Slavery – Crime Scene: Europe
Manfred Paulus (Germany)
Detective chief inspector, ret., Assistant Professor at the Villingen-Schwenningen police college

The Role of Women in Organized Crime
Prof. Dr. Alessandra Dino (Italy)
Associate Professor Sociology of Law, of Deviance and Social Change, Faculty of Science of Education, University of Palermo

Organized Crime in Europe between Theory and Practice
Dr. Wolfgang Hetzer (Germany/Belgium)
Adviser to the Director General, European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)


Der Fliegende Buchhändler will be there with his book table.

No entrance fee



ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Lorenzstraße 19, ZKM_Cube

8.00 p.m.

ARTE film night
Presentation of documentaries and feature films in cooperation with ARTE and ZKM | Karlsruhe

Discription Film Night


8:00 p.m.
Das dunkle Business der `Ndrangheta
Documentation by Agnès Gattegno, ARTE France 2008, 52 min.
9:00 p.m.
Handelsware Mensch
Documentation by Sophie Jeaneau and Anna Kwak, ARTE France 2009, 45 min.
9:45 p.m.

OLAF, übernehmen Sie! Europas Betrugsfahnder
Documentation by Udo van Kampen and Gunnar Krüger, ARTE/ZDF 2006, 20 min.

10:10 p.m. Uhr

Wirkstoff Profit. Die Medikamenten-Mafia
Documentation by Walter Harrich and Danuta Harrich Zandberg, ARTE/RBB/WDR 2009, 58 min.

11:10 p.m.

Midnight snack

11:45 p.m. Kurz und Schmerzlos
Drama by Fatih Akin, ARTE/ZDF 1998, 93 min.


No entrance fee



Sunday, 7th February 2010

Morning panel discussion

SpardaEvent-Center, Baumeisterstraße 21

11:00 a.m.

What to do? Strategies Against International Crime
Panel discussion with international guests

Introductory note: Alberto Andreani (Italy/Austria)
Program Officer of the Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Moderation: Birgit Kolkmann (Germany)
Journalist radio/television

Marian Hajduk (Germany)
Co-author of the documentary on Roberto Saviano by Victor Grandits

Petra Reski (Germany/Italy)
Journalist and author

Jürgen Storbeck (Germany)
Head of the department „Public security and order, police, administrative law, fire and disaster control”, Ministry of the Interior Brandenburg, former and first director of EUROPOL


No entrance fee

8.00 p.m.


INSEL (Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe), Karlstraße 49 b

Kühltransport. Ein Drama

Scenic reading from Kühltransport. Ein Drama by Maxim Biller

with members of the Badisches Staatstheater
Tilman Neuffer


followed by a discussion

Discription Kühltransport 

The reading will be held in German.

Entrance fee: € 5,-