The Global Notion of "Contract killer": Impact of Regional Adaptations


Halyna Suprun


The purpose of this article is to explore the concept of a "contract killer" ("hitman") by analyzing scientific knowledge and research conducted by the Memory Institute, including field research conducted by Expeditionary Corpus (special unit of the Memory Institute), under the leadership of PhD. Oleg Maltsev. The Expeditionary Corpus focused its research in 2019 on the philosophy of Southern Italy. By combining insights from various sources, this article aims to shed light on the intricacies of the "contract killer" concept and provide a comprehensive understanding of the phenomenon within the context of Southern Italy's philosophical backdrop. This article also considers the fundamental differences between a serial killer (maniac) and a contract killer (hitman).



Author Biography

Halyna Suprun, Ukrainian National Bar Association

Halyna Suprun is a PhD in Law, lawyer, former judge of the Podilsky District Court of Kyiv City. She is a member of the Ukrainian National Bar Association.


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