David Lyon

Congratulations to David Lyon - SSHRC Insight Award Winner 2015

Posted by smithea on November 16, 2015 - 4:19pm

SSHRC’s Insight Award recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual or team whose project has made a significant contribution to knowledge and understanding about people, societies and the world.

Tags: 2015, David Lyon, Insight Award, SSHRC

Edward Snowden speaking at Queen's

Posted by smithea on November 10, 2015 - 10:06am

On Thursday November 12th, the Queen’s International Affairs Association (QIAA) is presenting Edward Snowden as keynote speaker for the Queen’s Model United Nations Invitational.

The talk runs from 6:30 pm to 8pm – doors open at 6pm – with a 45 minute keynote address by Snowden about the changing nature of surveillance and current state of espionage, followed by a 35 minute question period moderated by Dr. David Lyon of the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s.

Tags: David Lyon, Edward Snowden, Queen's International Affairs Association (QIAA)

SSC awarded $2.5 million SSHRC grant

Posted by smithea on September 28, 2015 - 2:14pm

Queen’s University professor and Surveillance Studies Centre director David Lyon (Sociology) has been awarded $2.5 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for his research into the vulnerabilities generated by big data surveillance.

Tags: Big Data Surveillance, David Lyon, Partnership Grant, Surveillance Studies Centre

New book: Surveillance After Snowden

Posted by jsharpe on September 10, 2015 - 9:27am

In 2013, Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA and its partners had been engaging in warrantless mass surveillance, using the internet and cellphone data, and driven by fear of terrorism under the sign of ’security’. 

Tags: book, David Lyon, Edward Snowden

Citizenfour Film Screening

Posted by jsharpe on January 8, 2015 - 4:25pm

Special screening: Monday January 26 @ 7pm

You are invited to a special screening in Kingston of the new documentary about Edward Snowden, Citizenfour, followed by a guest talk by David Lyon.

Tags: David Lyon, Laura Poitras, SSC

Professor David Lyon named to UK academy

Posted by jsharpe on September 18, 2013 - 3:47pm

Queen’s University professor David Lyon (Sociology) was recently inducted as an academician into the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS) in the United Kingdom.

Tags: AcSS, David Lyon, Queen's University, UK

David Lyon awarded Canadian Sociological Association’s Outstanding Contribution Award

Posted by jsharpe on May 23, 2012 - 4:04pm

David Lyon (Sociology) has been honoured with The Canadian Sociological Association’s Outstanding Contribution Award. Dr. Lyon, director of the Surveillance Studies Centre, is the first Queen’s professor to earn the society’s top award.

Tags: CSA, David Lyon, sociology

Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

Posted by smithea on March 14, 2012 - 10:48am

Edited by Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty, David Lyon
Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

Tags: David Lyon, handbook, Kevin Haggerty, Kirstie Ball, Routledge, surveillance studies

New book: Eyes Everywhere: The Global Growth of Camera Surveillance

Posted by jsharpe on December 15, 2011 - 10:30am

co-edited by Aaron Doyle (Carleton), Randy Lippert (Windsor) and David Lyon (Queen's).

Tags: Aaron Doyle, camera, CCTV, David Lyon, Randy Lippert, Routledge, SCAN, surveillance


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