Corruption in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Latin America

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Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: researchers from disciplines such as history, anthropology, economics, political science or sociology Venue: 29 June – 1 July 2017, IOS Regensburg, Germany Description In much of today’s media discourse, corruption serves as a short-hand explanation for almost every political problem. Low levels of development, social injustice, a lack of security or even setbacks in the struggle against terrorism – in all these fields corruption is seen as a key factor operating in the background. The social sciences, and to some degree the humanities as well, have responded to this trend by intensifying research on the topics of corruption and governance. While previous research has often been quantitative and normative, newer work takes the difficulties and complexities of transforming... Read More »