Seminar Series on Innovations in Corruption Studies: ‘Rethinking Corruption: Reaction or Reformulation’

On 14th October 2015 Professor Paul M Heywood will open the seminar series ‘Innovation Studies in Europe and beyond’ with a talk entitled ‘Rethinking Corruption: Reaction of Reformulation’. The series is presented jointly by the UCL ANTICORRP team, the SSEES Centre for European Politics, Security and Integration (CEPSI) and the Slavonic and East European Review (SEER). The series will bring together distinguished speakers from ANTICORPP partner institutions across Europe and prepare for the launch of a SEER special issue on innovations in corruption studies edited by Professor Alena Ledeneva (to be published January 2017).

Paul Heywood is Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics and Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Nottingham. His research focuses on political corruption, institutional design and state capacity in contemporary Europe. He is editor of the Routledge Handbook for Political Corruption (2015) and was the UK Local Research Correspondent on Corruption (2012-14) for the European Commission’s DG Home Affairs.

The seminar will be followed by an informal discussion over coffee/tea.

All students, staff and visitors are welcome. No registration required.

For more information, please download the seminar schedule below or contact Dr Philipp Köker (

ANTICORRP CEPSI Seminar Series @ UCL 2015-16