SSC Seminar Series

SSC Seminar Series: Nasma Ahmed

Nasma Ahmed

Title: TBA

Wednesday, November 28 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

Everyone welcome!

SSC Seminar Series: Lisa Carver and Derya Gungor

Lisa Carver and Derya Gungor

Title: TBA

Wednesday, November 21 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411

Everyone welcome!

SSC Seminar Series: Molly Sauter

Molly Sauter

Title: TBA

Wednesday, October 31 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

About the speaker: Molly Sauter is a Vanier Scholar and PhD candidate in Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal, QC, researching the politics of disruption in networked communication technology. They are the author of The Coming Swarm: DDoS Actions, Hacktivism,...

SSC Seminar Series: sava saheli singh

sava saheli singh

Love in the Time of Surveillance Capitalism

Wednesday, October 17 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

This presentation will discuss how our intimate personal interactions and expressions of emotion online are being used by platforms in the service of surveillance capitalism.

About the speaker:

sava is a postdoctoral fellow with the Surveillance Studies Centre, currently working on a...

SSC Seminar Series: Rafael Evangelista

Rafael Evangelista

Surveillance, Capitalism and the Global South

Wednesday, October 3 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

Abstract:

Surveillance capitalism is a global phenomenon, with ramifications around the world and different implications for specific regions, and to social and cultural contexts. It grows in places of weak urban regulation (Uber, Airbnb), low investments in education and infrastructure (Google Suite for Education),...

SSC Seminar Series: Bianca Wylie

Bianca Wylie

Countering the Digital Consensus - The Political Economy of the Smart City

Wednesday, September 19 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

As cities seek to expand how they use data and technology as part of public service delivery, corporate actors are exerting increasing influence and pressure on city governments. This is leading to a blurring of the line between...

SSC Seminar Series Research Roundup!

Mackintosh-Corry Hall D411

(Sociology Lounge)

We start the Surveillance Studies Centre Seminar Series with the annual "Research Round-up".  The aim of this meeting is to give everyone the opportunity to welcome new and returning students, staff and faculty and update each other on recent and ongoing research as it relates to surveillance studies.  New and returning members welcome!

Pizza provided!

Kindly R.S.V.P to Joan...

SSC Seminar Series: Solon Barocas (Cornell University)

Solon Barocas

Refractive Surveillance: Monitoring Customers to Manage Workers

Wednesday, April 4 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

Collecting information about one group can facilitate control over an entirely different group—a phenomenon we term refractive surveillance. We explore this dynamic in the context of retail stores by investigating how retailers’ collection of data about customers facilitates new forms of managerial...

SSC Seminar Series: Jens Hälterlein

March 28th - Jens Hälterlein 

12:30 to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D411

Social physics, risk spaces and big data: epistemologies of predictive policing

The lecture addresses three different approaches to predictive policing in order to discuss their epistemologies and their performativity as a means of knowledge production, labelling of criminal subjects and intelligence-led policing. The first approach is based on criminological routine activity...

SSC Seminar Series: Anna Feigenbaum (Bournemouth University)

From Sousveillance to Civic Forensics: The Evolution of Cop-Watching in Protests

Wednesday 21 March 2018, 12:30 to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D411

Recording and monitoring police violence is a central aspect of protesters' experiences. In this presentation we turn from traditional conceptualizations of sousveillance, to the idea of ‘civic forensics’ in efforts to examine how sousveillance strategies can be collectivized through civic-led...

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