Ook dit jaar hebben alle studenten uit de master Criminologie voor het vak ‘Stedelijkheid, cultuur en criminaliteit’ een blog geschreven geïnspireerd door één van de centrale thema’s van het vak. Drie studentenblogs worden op de Rotterdam Criminology Blog gepubliceerd. Hierbij de eerste bijdrage in deze reeks van Jim Duijndam.
Tomorrow begins the European qualifying campaign for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. At the same time, a report recently published in The Guardian revealed that thousands of migrant workers have died in Qatar over the course of preparations for the tournament. In this blog post, Ruben Timmerman discusses this report in light of the wider context of corruption within the sport, and reflects on the nature and trajectory of professional world football going forward.
After a period of absence, we are happy to announce that the Rotterdam Criminology blog is back online! Unfortunately, our very own blog fell victim to a phenomenon frequently discussed on this website: cybercrime. Thankfully, we’ve managed to restore the blog in good order, and we can return to providing you with new and interesting content.
The heist of the century. Thinking of a diamond or bank robbery? Art theft? Something à la Money Heist, Ocean’s Eleven or The Killing? Its less glamorous but more harmful than that: the Cum-Ex Files. In this blog post, Anna Merz shortly discusses how the intermingling of state and corporate actors—law enforcement authorities, politicians and financial institutions—has contributed to the (so far) rather lenient response to the scandal, and the preservation of the status quo.
Today, we would like to draw your attention to a ‘sister blog’ of ours: Deviance Incubator. Deviance Incubator is an IMARC student initiative. It contains blog posts written by our international group of master’s students […]