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.
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.
Two Postgraduate Scholarships at the PhD level (beginning September 2016) are available in the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria to work on a project, funded through a SSHRC Partnership Grant on “Big Data Surveillance” under the supervision of Dr. Colin Bennett.
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.
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.
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.