Schedule

Thursday 14 December

10.00  Official inauguration of the Congress

10.30 Opening conference. “Political corruption in modern Europe: current state of research and current main investigation lines”. Jens Ivo Engels (Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany)

11.15 Pause

11.45 Lecture. “Modern and contemporary political corruption in Spain: An historical overview”.  Grup d’Història del Parlamentarisme (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

12.45 Discussion panels

          Panel 1: Corruption in power and public administration (Sala Annex). Coordination: Joan Lluís Pérez Francesch (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

          Panel 2: Electoral corruption, clientelism and denunciation against immoral practices. Coordination: Gemma Rubí (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

14.00 - 16.00 Pause

16.00 Lecture.  “Political and institutional corruption within the public treasury in modern Spain: properties, rents, costs, concessions and debt”. Francisco Comín (Universidad de Alcalá de Henares)

17.00 Roundtable. “Corruption and major economic groups.” Moderator: Carles Sudrià (Universitat de Barcelona). Speakers: Mercedes Cabrera (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Miguel A. López Morell (Universidad de Murcia) and Pablo Díaz Morlán (Universidad de Alicante).

18.00 Pause

18.30 Roundtable. “Monarchy, corruption and scandals in modern Spain”. Moderator: Emilio La Parra (Universidad de Alicante). Speakers: Isabel Burdiel (Universidad de Valencia) and Javier Moreno Luzón (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

 

 

Friday 15 December

10.00 Lecture: “Spanish Political Corruption’s examinations: A view from political science”.   Fernando Jiménez  Sánchez  (Universidad de Murcia)

11.00 Pause

11.30 Roundtable.  “Corruption in local governments and administrations in Modern Spain”. Moderator: Joan A. Llinares (Valencia anti-fraud agency). Speakers: Jean-Philippe Luis (Université Clermont-Auverge, Francia),  Xavier Huetz de Lemps (Université Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Francia) and Xavier Forcadell (Diputació de Barcelona).

12.30 Introduction to the database “Political corruption’s history in Modern Spain”. Grup d’Història del Parlamentarisme (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

12.50 Panel 3: Links between politic and economic power.  The social construction of the concept of corruption: perspectives and changing boundaries between public and private spaces. Coordination: Lluís Ferran Toledano (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

14.00 - 16.00 Pause

16.00 Roundtable. “Penal prosecution of corruption in Spain: An historical vision (19th to 21st centuries)”. Moderator: Mercedes García Arán (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Speakers: Miguel Pino (Universidad de Córdova), Emilia Iñesta-Pastor (Universidad de Alicante) and Juan Carlos Ferré Olivé (Universidad de Huelva)

17.00 Roundtable. “Concept and actuality of the current Spanish Political Corruption”. Moderator: Josep M. Vallès (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). Speakers:  Francisco Andújar (Universidad de Almería), Frédéric Monier (Université d’Avignon, Francia) and Manuel Villoria (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid)

18.00 Pause

18.30 Closing conference. “Hunger, corruption and bribery during the first Francoism’s regime”.  Ángel Viñas (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

19.30 Closing of the Congress

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