Corrupt Cities. Corruption and organized crime in urban planning

  • Date July 3, 2015
  • Hour From 10 am to 6 pm
  • Room GSSI Main Lecture Hall
  • Speaker Workshop
  • Area Social Sciences


  • FRANCESCO CHIODELLI (Gran Sasso Science Institute), Corruption and organized crime in the spatial development of Italian cities: the role of urban planning;
  • MONICA GARCIA QUESADA (Université Libre de Bruxelles) Approaching the analysis of urban planning corruption: definitions, challenges, and strategies for examining the topic;
  • FERNANDO JIMENEZ (University of Murcia) Corruption and land-use planning in Spain;
  • RACHELLE ALTERMAN (Technion, Israel Institute of Technology) Corruption, institutional design and legal norms. A cross-national view of urban planning law and practice;
  • STEFANO MORONI (Milan Polytechnic), Ethics of rules and ethics of virtues: allies or adversaries in fighting corruption?;
  • SALVATORE SBERNA (European University Institute, Florence) “Mafia cements”: criminal ties and partnerships in Italy’s construction industry;
  • ELENA GRANATA (Milan Polytechnic) Local Government Weaknesses, Economic Crises and Organized Crime in Northern Italy;
  • DANIELA DE LEO (La Sapienza University, Rome) Urban Planning in the face of the Mafia

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