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.
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
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 New Transparency: Surveillance as Social Sorting, was a Major Research Collaborative Initiative funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada from 2008-2015. For a summary of the past 7 years of research results, see: http://www.sscqueens.org/Project_News
Congratulations to Kirstie Ball, Ana Canhoto, Elizabeth Daniel, Sally Dibb, Maureen Meadows and Keith Spiller, on the publication of The Private Security State? Surveillance, Consumer Data and the War on Terror (Copenhagen Business School Press, March 2015). Available here