Regulation

Regulation of the Hellenic Centre for Criminology (download the file in Greek)

LABORATORY OF URBAN CRIMINOLOGY

Laboratory of Urban Criminology

of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

 

E7 office of the seven-storeyed building & Conference room D8 building DESKOI

Tel. +30 210 920 1795 - Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Director: Professor Christina Zarafonitou

Deputy Director: Professor Gregory Lazos

 

The Laboratory of Urban Criminology was established at the Section of Criminology - Sociology Department of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Psychology, Panteion University (Government Newspaper 2978/31.12.2015, vol. B’) and cover educational and research needs in the fields of Criminology and more specifically of urban criminal phenomena.

Research and study field of the Laboratory

  • The study of the criminal phenomenon and the special quantitative and qualitative features of the urban environment.
  • Study and research of the role of the built environment and the structural and functional characteristics of urban environment in the forms and dimensions of crime.
  • The development and implementation of methods and techniques of mapping specific to the geographical and spatial analysis of crime.
  • Empirical investigation and analysis of quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the crime according to the size of the settlement (urban, suburban - rural areas).
  • The study of contemporary urban criminality and its mapping.
  • Empirical investigation and study of victimization, fear of crime and insecurity on the basis of the residence area and the settlement size
  • The empirical and theoretical analysis of the attitudes and opinions of citizens towards the criminal phenomenon as well as punitiveness, on the basis of the size of residence settlement.
  • Processing theoretical explanatory approaches and criminal policy proposals about urban criminality.
  • Formulating proposals for crime prevention at local level (social prevention / community prevention), as well as crime prevention through environmental proposals (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design−CPTED).

 

Mission

  • fulfill training needs in the fields of the Laboratory,
  • conducting research programs,
  • organizing scientific events,
  • publications and editions,
  • cooperation with other relevant Greek and foreign academic institutions, research centers and institutes,
  • cooperation with public services, local authorities and other scientific and social organizations in order to submit proposals on matters falling within the Laboratory activity field,
  • development of products and services
  • Strengthening doctoral students whose thesis subject falls in the disciplines of the Laboratory, possibility for scholarship according to the applicable provisions.

 

Members of the Laboratory

  • faculty members of the Section of Criminology of  Panteion University
  • researchers, PhD candidates
  • other scholars and experts who collaborate with the Laboratory

 

Inclusion of members

  • request for membership application
  • CV

 

Subcategories

  • Hellenic Centre for Criminology

    Address: 22, Lagoumitzi Str. , Athens
    Telephone: ………………………………………………….
    The research centre has been extablished with the decision of the Senate of the Panteion University in.
    The members of the Director Committee of the Centre are.:
    I.Farsedakis, Professor Emeritus - Director
    A. Maganas, Professor - Member
    E. Lambropoulou, Professor - Member
    Ch. Zarafonitou, Professor - Member

  • LABORATORY OF URBAN CRIMINOLOGY

    Laboratory of Urban Criminology

    of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

     

    E7 office of the seven-storeyed building & Conference room D8 building DESKOI

    Tel. +30 210 920 1795 - Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

     

    Director: Professor Christina Zarafonitou

    Deputy Director: Professor Gregory Lazos

     

    The Laboratory of Urban Criminology was established at the Section of Criminology - Sociology Department of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Psychology, Panteion University (Government Newspaper 2978/31.12.2015, vol. B’) and cover educational and research needs in the fields of Criminology and more specifically of urban criminal phenomena.

    Research and study field of the Laboratory

    • The study of the criminal phenomenon and the special quantitative and qualitative features of the urban environment.
    • Study and research of the role of the built environment and the structural and functional characteristics of urban environment in the forms and dimensions of crime.
    • The development and implementation of methods and techniques of mapping specific to the geographical and spatial analysis of crime.
    • Empirical investigation and analysis of quantitative and qualitative characteristics of the crime according to the size of the settlement (urban, suburban - rural areas).
    • The study of contemporary urban criminality and its mapping.
    • Empirical investigation and study of victimization, fear of crime and insecurity on the basis of the residence area and the settlement size
    • The empirical and theoretical analysis of the attitudes and opinions of citizens towards the criminal phenomenon as well as punitiveness, on the basis of the size of residence settlement.
    • Processing theoretical explanatory approaches and criminal policy proposals about urban criminality.
    • Formulating proposals for crime prevention at local level (social prevention / community prevention), as well as crime prevention through environmental proposals (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design−CPTED).

     

    Mission

    • fulfill training needs in the fields of the Laboratory,
    • conducting research programs,
    • organizing scientific events,
    • publications and editions,
    • cooperation with other relevant Greek and foreign academic institutions, research centers and institutes,
    • cooperation with public services, local authorities and other scientific and social organizations in order to submit proposals on matters falling within the Laboratory activity field,
    • development of products and services
    • Strengthening doctoral students whose thesis subject falls in the disciplines of the Laboratory, possibility for scholarship according to the applicable provisions.

     

    Members of the Laboratory

    • faculty members of the Section of Criminology of  Panteion University
    • researchers, PhD candidates
    • other scholars and experts who collaborate with the Laboratory

     

    Inclusion of members

    • request for membership application
    • CV