New Transparency

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Call for PhD Studentship at Open University

The New Transparency MCRI and the Open University Business School has a PhD studentship available for October 2012 on the topic of ‘the Surveillance Industrial Complex’. The studentship will be based at The Open University in Milton Keynes. Applications may address any angle of this wide ranging and interesting topic. To be eligible for the studentship you will need to...

Surveillance Studies Book Prize

The Surveillance Studies network is now accepting nominations for its second annual book prize, recognizing the world’s best English language scholarly book published on the topic of surveillance in the past year.

Nominated books must be an original (or newly translated) monograph (not an edited collection), and published in English with a 2011 publication date. Nominations are accepted from...

Call for Papers: "Surveillant Geographies"; deadline 20 January 2012

Royal Geographical Society-Insitute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Annual Conference, Edinburgh UK, 3-5th July 2012. Sponsored by the Surveillance Studies Network / Surveillance & Society

"Surveillant Geographies" Convened by David Murakami Wood (Queen's University, Ontario) and Steve Graham (Newcastle University) In this era of risk and security, surveillance is intensifying, expanding, rescaling and reterratorializing. New organisational practices, new technologies and...

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

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

Eyes Everywhere provides the first international perspective on the development of camera surveillance. It scrutinises the quiet but massive expansion of camera surveillance around the world in recent years, focusing especially on Canada, the UK and the USA but also including less-debated but important contexts...

Post-doc/Senior Researcher, Infonomics and New Media Research Centre at Zuyd University

The Infonomics and New Media Research Centre at Zuyd University has a vacancy for a Postdoc / senior researcher (2 yrs, full time). Closing Date for applications: 15 January 2012

The Infonomics and New Media Research Centre at Zuyd University has a vacancy for a Postdoc/senior researcher (2 yrs, full time) (vacancy nr INM-SR-0804) Closing Date for applications: 15...

Call for PhD Applications at the University of Victoria

One PhD stipend, funded through grants received from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC), and beginning in September 2012, is available in the Department of Political Science, University of Victoria

One PhD stipend, funded through grants received from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC), and beginning in September 2012, is available...

Post-doctoral fellowship in surveillance studies

The New Transparency research project seeks to fill one post-doctoral fellow position, starting summer 2012 based in the Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta.

Post-doctoral fellowship in surveillance studies

The New Transparency: Surveillance and Social Sorting research project seeks to fill one post-doctoral fellow position, starting summer 2012 based in the Department of Sociology...

CFP: Democracy and Surv. Technologies, ISA Buenos Aires

ISA Forum in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 1-4 2012. As usual, there will be a session on surveillance within the Research Committee 23 on the Sociology of Science and Technology. Abstract deadline is 15 December 2011.

The International Sociological Association Forum wil be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina August 1-4 2012. As usual, there will be a session on...

(Un)Lawful Access

(Un)Lawful Access: Experts Line Up Against Online Spying

See the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xyHnOCDewuQ

"In the May 2011 federal election, the Conservative Party promised to pass 'cyber-surveillance' legislation within 100 days of coming to office.

These measures will greatly expand the on-line surveillance of all Canadians.

'Lawful Access' legislation raises serious risks to Canadian privacy,...

Call for Papers

Canadian Review of Sociology

Special Issue: Surveillance and Security

Guest Editors: David Lyon, David Murakami Wood (Queen's University)

The Canadian Review of Sociology invites papers for a special issue on Surveillance and Security to be published in 2012. As topics of social and sociological concern, both surveillance and security have become increasingly important in the early twenty-first...

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