New Transparency

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Post-doctoral Fellowship

Applications for a Post-doctoral Fellowship are sought within a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)-funded project on The New Transparency at Queen's University in Kingston, Canada.

This is a seven-year Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) project (2008-2015). The successful applicant will be working with The New Transparency research team to support the online dissemination...

Congrats to David Murakami Wood and Kiyoshi Abe

On being awarded a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitation Fellowship.

Congratulations to NewT members Kiyoshi Abe of Kwansei Gakuin University and David Murakami Wood of the SSC at Queen’s University who have just been awarded a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Invitation Fellowship for David for his project, 'Surveillance in the...

SSC and NewT welcome new Research Associate

Anne Linscott will take over the role of Research Associate from Emily Smith, who will begin a year-long maternity leave at the end of January 2013.

Anne has varied editorial and communications experience, most recently with the now-completed Ethnicity and Democratic Governance Project (EDG) here at Queen's University.

As Research Associate, Anne supports both the work...

Call for Papers: Doing Surveillance Studies

Doing Surveillance Studies: Critical Approaches to Methods and Pedagogy

The Donald Gordon Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada May 30th – June 1st, 2013

500 word abstracts are due by December 1st, 2012 January 1, 2013 Presented by The New Transparency , a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Major Collaborative Research Initiative www.newtransparency.org ...

Research Associate Position Available

The Surveillance Studies Centre seeks a full-time Research Associate (12 month contract), beginning January 2013.

Reporting to the Center Director, the SSC Research Associate facilitates collaborative research among Centre members and associated research teams. The Research Associate also performs direct research work, liaises with other researchers, and performs editorial work and bibliographic searches.

Further information, including how to...

POSITION AVAILABLE: Post-doctoral Fellowship

Applications for a Post-doctoral Fellowship are sought within a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)-funded project on The New Transparency at Queen's University in Kingston, Canada.

This is a seven-year Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) project (2008-2015). The successful applicant will be working with The New Transparency research team to develop online content related...

Call for PhD Studentship at Open University Business School

A fully funded full time PhD studentship in surveillance studies is available at the Open University Business School: http://www3.open.ac.uk/employment/job-details.asp?id=6329

The closing date for applications is the 3rd September 2012 with interviews on the 26th September, and the start date is 1st January 2013 . The studentship is jointly funded by the OU and The...

David Lyon awarded Canadian Sociological Association’s Outstanding Contribution Award

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. “There are two ways this recognition is particularly pleasing,” says Dr. Lyon. “One is that it’s good that members...

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Surveillance Studies

The NewT project seeks to fill one post-doctoral fellow position (two years in residence), starting September 2012 based in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto.

The fellow will be supervised by Professor Andrew Clement. The fellow will be expected to work on her/his own surveillance-related research and will also be involved in several collaborative research initiatives...

Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

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

Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance is both globalized in cooperative schemes, such as sharing biometric data, and localized in the...

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