• Cyprus bank run


    As Greece’s economy nosedived in 2010, Cyprus’ banking sector began to bleed money tied to Greek investments.

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  • 15m Indignados Spain


    Spanish banks borrowed internationally to finance the housing boom, and thus suffered when the global markets fell into disarray after 2008.

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  • By Kotsolis at English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19761879


    Since 2010, a number of politicians, bankers & businessmen have been prosecuted on charges related to corruption, while a number of fact-finding mechanisms were set up to document the ‘truth’ about the causes of the crisis.

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  • Iceland Landsbanki : 24 September 2009 https://flic.kr/p/74GT2f


    By early 2016, twenty-nine bankers had been successfully prosecuted and many of them received extended jail sentences.

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  • Portugal: By jad99 from Graz, Austria (Graffiti) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons


    Well before the global financial crisis began in 2007, a number of ticking time bombs lay buried in Portugal’s economy.

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  • Ireland: By William Murphy 13 October 2011, Dublin https://flic.kr/p/avyH6M


    The Irish economic crisis came on the heels of Ireland’s ‘Celtic Tiger’ moment, more than a decade of rapid economic growth beginning in the early nineties.

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This project uses concepts of transitional justice to investigate how six European societies have come to terms with the origins and consequences of the post-2008 financial crisis.

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