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Πέμπτη & Παρασκευή, 29 & 30 Σεπτεμβρίου 2016

Διεθνές Συνέδριο Ποινικού Δικαίου Παν/μίου Κύπρου (UCY)

'The Aims of Punishment': An International Conference
Organized by the Department of Law, University of Cyprus (UCY)
to mark the 10th Anniversary of its Foundation,
under the Auspices of the Government Spokesman Dr. Nikos Christodoulides.
Conference Venue: UCY Main Conference Hall (Anastasios Leventis Council & Senate Building, B108)
Aglantzia, Nicosia
Conference Program - Thursday, the 29th

16:00’-16:30’: Welcome Addresses
• Mr. Costas Clerides, Attorney General of the Republic
• Justice Myron Nicolatos, President of the Supreme Court
• Mr. Ionas Nicolaou, Minister of Justice and Public Order
• Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, Government Spokesman
• Prof. Constantinos Christophides, Rector, UCY
• Prof. Athanasios Gagatsis, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, UCY
• Prof. Andreas Kapardis,Chairman, Department of Law, UCY
17:00’-17:40’: Keynote Address
Farmer, Lindsay, Professor of Law, School of Law, University of Glasgow
“The Aims of Punishment and the Aims of the Criminal Law”
17:40’-18:00’: Coffee Break
18:00’-19:00’: Panel 1: Why and How to Punish? Criminal Law and
Politics (Chair: Prof. A. Kapardis)
18:00’-18:20’: Herzog, Felix, Professor for Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure
and Jurisprudence at the University of Bremen, “Vindication of Law - The Expressive
Significance of Punishment in Terrorist Cases”
18:20’-18:40’: Papacharalambous, Charis, Associate Professor of Criminal
Law, Law Dept., UCY, “Penal Populism and the Aims of Punishment. The Emergence
of Policed Democracy”
18:40’-19:00’: Melissaris, Emmanuel, Associate Professor of Law, Law
Department, London School of Economics and Political Science, “Why and How
Criminal Law Theory is Political”
19:00’-19:30’: Discussion
21:00’: Dinner at ‘Mayopoula’
Friday, the 30th

9:15’-10:55’: Panel 2: Crucial International Fields of Interest:
General Prevention; EU and International Criminal Law; Gender
Issues; Sexual Crimes (Chair: Assoc. Prof. Ch. Papacharalambous)
09:15’-09:35’: Saliger, Frank, Professor for Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure,
Economic Criminal Law and Philosophy of Law at the Ludwig-Maximilians-
University (LMU) in Munich, “The Future of Positive General Prevention”
09:35’-09:55’: Bitzilekis, Nikolaos, Professor of Criminal Law, University of
Thessaloniki, “The Aims of Punishment in International Criminal Law”
09:55’-10:15’: Beleza, Maria Teresa Pizarro, Professor for Criminal Law and
Dean at the Law Faculty, New University Lisbon, “Domestic Violence and Criminal
Law, as per Istanbul Convention: Feminist Claims versus ΄Minimum Intervention?”
10:15’-10:35’: Dionysopoulou, Athanasia, Lecturer in Criminal Law, University
of Athens Law School, “European Criminal Law in the Post-Lisbon Era. Challenges
for National Criminal Policy”
10:35’-10:55’: Sorvatzioti, Demetra, Assistant Professor of Criminal Law &
Criminology, Law Dept., University of Nicosia, “Sentencing Sexual Offenders:
Treatment, Recidivism and Rehabilitation”
10:55’-11:30’: Discussion
11:30’-11:40’: Coffee Break
11:40’-13:00’: Panel 3: Fields of National Interest:
The Cypriot Experience (Chair: Emeritus Prof. J. Farsedakis)
11:40’-12:00’: Kapardis, Andreas, Professor of Psychology and Lαw,
Department of Law, UCY, “Punishing the Traffic Offender in Cyprus: Practices,
Concerns and Future Directions”
12:00’-12:20’: Charalambous, Charalambos, Senior Judge at the Nicosia
Criminal Court (‘Court of Assizes’), «Η αναστολή της ποινής φυλάκισης ως είδος
ποινής» [‘Suspension of Imprisonment as a Specific Criminal Sanction’]
12:20’-12:40’: Stephanou, Elias, Lawyer, LLM in Criminal Law and Justice
(Leic.), «Οι σκοποί της επιβολής ποινής στην Κύπρο μέσα από την κυπριακή
νομοθεσία & νομολογία» [‘Aims of Punishment in Cyprus: Legislation & Case Law’]
12:40’-13:00’: Stavrou, Petros, Lawyer at the Nicosia Bar, LLM in Criminal Law
& Justice (Cambridge), «Φύση και εξέλιξη του θεσμού της ισόβιας φυλάκισης στο
κυπριακό ποινικό σύστημα» [‘Nature and Developments of the Institution of Life
Term in the Cypriot Criminal Law System’]
13:00’-15:00’: Coffee & Lunch Break
15:00’-16:20’: Panel 4: Fields of National Interest:
The Greek Experience (Chair: Assoc. Prof. I. Giannidis)
15:00’-15:20’: Courakis, Nestor, Professor of Criminal Sciences, Law Dept.,
University of Nicosia, Emeritus Professor of Criminology at University of Athens
Law School, «Προβλήματα από την επιβολή και επιμέτρηση ποινών στην Ελλάδα
(sentencing) και δυνατότητες επίλυσής τους με βάση τη διεθνή εμπειρία» [‘Sentencing
Issues in Greece and Solutions from the International Experience]
15:20’-15:40’: Tzannetaki, Tonia, Professor of Penology, Faculty of Law,
University of Athens, “Legislative Policy Dilemmas on Penal Sanctions and
Sentencing; the Greek Example”
15:40’-16:00’: Symeonidou-Kastanidou, Elisabeth, Professor of Criminal Law,
University of Thessaloniki, «Το σύστημα ποινών στο υπό διαμόρφωση Σχέδιο του
ελληνικού Ποινικού Κώδικα» [‘The System of Criminal Sanctions in the Forthcoming
Greek Penal Code Draft’]
16:00’-16:20’: Pavlou, Stephanos, Professor of Criminal Law, University of
Thrace, «Η δήμευση ως κύρωση αιχμής στο σύγχρονο ποινικό οπλοστάσιο. Η
ελληνική ρύθμιση και η διαφαινόμενη μετεξέλιξή της ενόψει και της Οδηγίας
2014/42» [‘Confiscation as Spear Sanction within Contemporary Criminal Law
Arsenal. The Greek Provision and its Likely Transformation also with regard to
2014/42 Directive’]
16:20’-18:00’: Discussion on the topics of 3rd and 4th Panels -
18:00-19.00: Drinks
Conference Languages: English & Greek (translation will be provided)
The Conference organisers are grateful to the following sponsors:
• Elias Stephanou LLC Law Firm
• Christodoulos Vassiliades & Co. LLC Law Firm
• Savvas Angelides-LLPO Law Firm
• Petros Stavrou LLC Law Firm


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