Conference Programme

Policing and European Studies

UACES funded Collaborative Research Network

Mini –conference 26th February 2010

@ the University of Abertay Dundee

08:45

09:30

Arrival and Check-in Tea/ Coffee

(Location: Hanna McClure Centre HMC)

09:30

11:00

Research Session 1: Practical transnational policing issues

Chair Dr. Aaron Winter

  1. Prof. Dermot Walsh: Overcoming the procedural obstacles to police cooperation across the Irish border
  2. Dr. Robert Smith (and Dr. Donna Marie Brown): Policing business enclaves in high crime areas – Policy implications for EU countries
  3. Mo Egan: Anti-money laundering in the UK: postmodernism, inter-agency relationships and the contribution of the intelligence-led policing model.
  4. Ass. Prof. Saskia Hufnagel: ‘Harmonising Police Cooperation in Europe and Australia: Discrepancies of Policy and Practice’

11.00

11.30

Tea/Coffee (HMC)

11:30

13:00

Research Session 2: EU policing provisions

Location: HMC

Chair: Dr. Anne Wilson

  1. Dr. Maria O’Neill: The issue of data protection and data security in the third pillar.
  2. Ludo Block: Bi-lateral police liaison officers.
  3. Sarah Wolff, Research Fellow; from the Hague to Stockholm: The future of the EU’s internal security architecture and police cooperation.
  4. Samuli Miettinen, Lecturer, Third pillar instruments and national implementation: a ‘virtual criminal law?’

13:00

14:15

Lunch 

14:15

15:45

Research Session 3: Problems at the border

Location: HMC

Chair: Prof. Cathy Di Domenico

  1. Olga A. Kantokoski: EU-Russian Cooperation: Macro- and Meso – policing trends.
  2. Alexander Mackenzie: the EU’s External Counterterrorism Policy: The Missing Dimension?
  3. Tonie Spapens: Joint Investigation Teams in the European Union.

 

15.45

16.15

Tea/Coffee

(HMC)

 

16:15

18:00

Research Session 4: Policing and Internal Security

Location: HMC

Chair: Dr. Pat Cronin

  1. Tomas Weiss, Blurring border between the police and the military in the EU: The new research agenda.
  2. Dr. Alexandra Schwell: The Iron Curtain revisited: The “Austrian way” of policing the internal Schengen borders.
  3. Katerina Gachevska: Policing and EU enlargement: An inquiry into the implications of using criminal justice conditionality for EU membership.

 

Papers presentation max. 15 minutes each