09:30 to 16:00
End date
12 June 2019
Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Linton Rd, Oxford OX2 6UD
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 - 9:30am to 4:00pm


State Capture: What It Is and What It Means for the Constitutional Order

At this workshop, a roundtable of experts will examine the issue of state capture and the implications for the constitutional order.


How state capture is possible in a competitive democracy

Daniel Smilov, Associate Professor, Political Science Department, University of Sofia; Programme Director, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia


Shortcuts to modernity? Anti-corruption as a panacea for state capture

Bogdan Iancu, Associate Professor, University of Bucharest


Corporate power in neoliberal states: is it still ‘capture’ when it’s official public policy?

Abby Innes, Assistant Professor in Political Economy, European Institute, LSE


State capture or state hegemony? Understanding state-business dynamics in the Gulf Cooperation States

Elham Fahkro, Lecturer of Legal Writing and Research, NYU Abu Dhabi


Capturing the judiciary from the inside

Katarína ŠipulováSenior Researcher, Judicial Studies Institute, Masaryk University, Brno


Accounting for state capture: reflections on the South African Experience

Nick Friedman, Biegun Warburg Junior Research Fellow in Law, Oxford