An artist’s work against organised crime


As we all know, sometimes image speak louder than words. The images below belong to Martin Atanasov

This is a cliché but yet it is true that images resonate in our world and materialise our dissent. Martin Atanasov created powerful images in the third general conference of ECPR SGOC in Sofia that was held on 5-6 July 2019. His reflections next to the images illustrate the ideas of an artist on organised crime. But, perhaps more importantly, these images provide us an opportunity to rethink better on the detrimental effects of organised crime. The creative works of Martin Atansov are excellent examples of transdisciplinary boundaries in which we conceive better how arts shape ideas and how those ideas inspire us through the reflections of an artist.






” As the deluge subsides and the waters fall short we see the dreary steeples of Fermanagh and Tyrone emerging once again.” [Churchill 1922] Its marching season once again in Ulster and here come the rioters. Nothing learned, nothing changed. Except perhaps that its Sinn Fein condemning dissident republicans and outsiders…


“The EU policy on organised crime between Stockholm and Lisbon”
Catania, Faculty of Political Science – October 2010 / July 2011
Via Vittorio Emanuele 49 – II Flooor

1. Workshop on “The new JHA policy process in the Lisbon Treaties” directed by Francesca Longo and Daniela Irrera 29/30 October 2010.

29 October
9.00 Opening
9.30 Prof. Dr. Dr. Jörg Monar, Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, Director of Political and Administrative Studies – College of Europe –
10:45 Break
11:00 Interventions and discussion
14:30 Dr. Denis Clark
15:15 Break
15:30 Interventions and discussion
30 October
9.00 Opening
9.30 10:45 Mr. Neumann, Head of the Europol Legal Affairs Unit
10:45 Break
11:00 Round Table and Sum up

For further information, please contact:

Francesca Longo (
Daniela Irrera (
Valentina Barbagallo (