University of Trento - eCrimeItaly
The University of Trento (Italy) was founded in 1962 and has always aimed at building alliance and reciprocal efficiency with Italian and foreign institutions and organizations. Within the 10 departments and 4 centres of the University, there are 63 degree courses, numerous first- and second-level Master’s programmes, and continuing-education programmes. There are also 1 school offering advanced-learning courses and 15 PhD programmes. There are more than 16,000 students, about 600 professors and researchers and the same number of technical and administrative staff. It participates in this project involving both the Department-Faculty of Law and the Department of Sociology and Social Research.
The Department-Faculty of Law will participate with eCrime – ICT, law and criminology, leading research group on crime and security sciences with a strong multidisciplinary accent. eCrime conducts applied research in the field of crime and security at the time of information society with a strong multidisciplinary accent (criminology, law, statistics, mathematics, computer sciences). Since its foundation in 2011 eCrime has been awarded 15 European research projects, mainly on organized crime, counterfeiting, trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants and asylum seekers, frauds, ICT and urban security, ICT tools to prevent and fight against crime.
The Department of Sociology and Social Research will participate with its renowned experts in social movements and networks. The department has the distinction of being the first Sociology department founded in Italy, and has consistently been among the best Social Science departments in the country. It is characterized by a strongly multidisciplinary approach and counts amongst its ranks professors and researchers of sociology, political science, history, economics, and anthropology. Faculty and students are encouraged to work within a wide variety of traditions and conceptual approaches which favour an empirical approach to research. Furthermore, a considerable part of the research carried out in the department is published in international peer-reviewed journals and books.
Fondazione Bruno KesslerItaly
Top Research institute in Italy, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK – https://www.fbk.eu/) is a research non-profit public interest entity. Being the result of a history that is more than half a century old, through 2 scientific hubs, 7 research centers, 410 researchers, 2 specialized libraries, 7 laboratories, FBK aims to results of excellence in science and technology with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches and to the applicative dimension. FBK achieves this thanks to our constant attention to collaborations and exchange activities with research organizations, both institutional and corporate, national and international, which extend our innovation capability and involve the community and the local economy in the circulation of knowledge and technologies.
FBK participates in this project involving the Center for Communication and Information Technology (FBK ICT – https://ict.fbk.eu/). FBK ICT focuses on high quality research with impact to market and society. It believes that modern research should push at the same time scientific and market/societal impact. Scientific excellence cannot be detached from impact to market and society as well market and societal impact cannot be detached from scientific outstanding research. FBK ICT identifies some major societal challenges (Smart Cities and Communities, Health and Well Being, and Smart digital industry), which need scientific breakthroughs in research areas it has deep competencies (Artificial intelligence, Data Science, and Cyber-Security).
Universite Toulose 1 CapitoleFrance
The Toulouse Capitole University (UT1 – France) has long been committed to promoting excellence and professionalization and as such, ranks among the most prestigious universities in education and research fields of management, economics and law. It is the only French university listed among the world Top 50 in the 2017 Shangai global ranking of thematic subjects in “Social sciences and Economics”. It has opted for innovative strategies, setting up the first School of Economics as part of the university creating international double degrees and the first European School of Law. The UT1 offers 50 national degrees and 60 university diplomas or courses preparing for competitive exams. The high scientific repute of the research teams attracts high profile researchers in their discipline.
In Toulouse Capitole University, an unit of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société de Toulouse (MSHS T, CNRS) opened in September 2016 directed by Jérôme Ferret, professor of sociology. The mission of the MSHS-T Capitole is scientific animation around large-scale projects such as the “Radical Behaviors and Regulations” Pole and the TGIR PROGEDO platform dedicated to data in Social Sciences. Under the auspices of MSHS-T USR3414 CNRS, a Toulouse center of expertise on radical phenomena and their regulations was created. This creation follows the attacks of Charlie Hebdo and was structured upstream of the call for proposals of the CNRS following the events of November 13, 2015 on all the topics that could raise the questions posed to our societies by the attacks and their consequences, and paving the way for new solutions – social, technical, digital.
Teesside UniversityUnited Kingdom
Teesside University (Middlesbrough – UK) generates and applies knowledge that contributes to the economic, social and cultural success of students, partners and the communities they serve. At the Teesside University, research in criminology is carried out by the Centre for Crime, Harm and Security that builds on existing research excellence within the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Law and across the University. It draws on an existing network of national and international partners to seek solutions to two overarching research concerns: organised crime, crime and harm prevention and security. They work in close collaboration with the Cyber Security Research Group and have combined interests in analysis of human behaviours in relation to security, network security, data analytics for security and privacy, analysis, prevention and intervention of cybercrime (including non-financial and financial crime), and policing in cyber-crime.
Amnesty International Sezione Italiana OnlusItaly
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people in over 150 countries and territories who campaign to end abuses of human rights. Amnesty International Italy is the Italian branch of the global movement who take injustice personally and campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.
Association de defense des droits de l'homme - Collectif contre l'Islamophobie en FranceFrance
The Collective Against Islamophobia in France (CCIF) is a human rights defense non-profit organisation created in late 2003. Its main goal is to fight islamophobia, defined as follow: all acts of discrimination or violence against any individual or institution on the sole basis of their belonging to Islam whether true or alleged. Over the last decade, the CCIF has built a unique expertise on issues related to islamophobia. Most of the activities revolve around legal and psychological support to victims, data collection and communication.
Stop Hate UKUnited Kingdom
Stop Hate UK is one of the leading national organisations working to challenge all forms of Hate Crime and discrimination, based on any aspect of an individual’s identity. Stop Hate UK provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties.