University of Ottawa

Signalling the Future of Intelligence Regulation in Canada?
 A panel discussion on the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC)

Tuesday, April 8
Mackintosh Corry Hall, Room D214
12:30 to 2:00pm

Sukanya Pillay


General Counsel and Executive Director, 
Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Wesley Wark


Visiting Research Professor, 
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs,
University of Ottawa

Christopher Parsons


Post-doctoral Fellow,
Citizen Lab, University of Toronto

Despite an expanding mandate of CSECs signals intelligence responsibilities, in terms of economic resources, legal mandate, and technical capabilities, the agency...

SSC Seminar Series: Mark Salter, University of Ottawa

Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 12h30-14h00, Mac Corry D411
Mark Salter, Professor, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa

The Owl and the Clock:
the surveillant assemblage and the intellectual

The relationship of surveillance studies scholars to politics has been a constant and productive site of tension and debate. Within the assemblage theory community, however, the question of engagement has been limited. This...

The Politics of Surveillance: Advancing Democracy in a Surveillance Society

The Politics of Surveillance: Advancing Democracy in a Surveillance Society

Universityof Ottawa

Ottawa,ON – May 8-10, 2014

EventSponsor: The New Transparency, a SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative
EventHost:University of Ottawa

Thoughcivil society advocates, politicians and surveillance scholars have beendebating the issue for years, the revelations of Edward Snowden have broughtpublic attention to a powerful yet questionableinternational surveillance apparatus.The extraordinary growth of...

SSC Seminar Series: Valerie Steeves, University of Ottawa

Valerie Steeves, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa



Life in the Fish Bowl: kids attitudes about online surveillance



Mac-Corry Hall, Room D411 (Sociology Lounge)

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Findings from qualitative interviews with young people between the ages of 11 and 17 and their parents suggest that young people feel that they are under constant surveillance online by parents, teachers and corporations,...

SSC Seminar Series: Shoshana Magnet and Corinne Mason

SSC Seminar Series:
Shoshana Magnet, PhD, Institute of Women's Studies, University of Ottawa
and
Corinne Mason, PhD Candidate, Institute of Women's Studies, University of Ottawa

Feminist Surveillance Studies and New Orientalist Articulations



24 October, Mac-Corry hall, D411 (Sociology Lounge)

12:30 - 2:00 pm

This presentation draws on the theoretical framework of feminist surveillance studies to provide a critical response to a 2008 United States...

SSC Seminar Series: Christine Bruckert and Tuulia Law

“The Costs of Surveilling Sexual Morality: Sex Work and the State”

** Please note time change to 12:00**

D216 Mac-Corry Hall
Queen's University

Christine Bruckert
Professor
Department of Criminology
University of Ottawa

Tuulia Law
MA Candidate
Institute of Women’s Studies
University of Ottawa


Both in its intent and its effect, the surveillance of sex workers does not promote their...

SSC Seminar Series: Patrick O'Byrne

Patrick O’Byrne

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Ottawa


Public Health STI/HIV Surveillance: Exploring the Society of Control

Thursday, March 4th

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D-411

While Foucault asserted that the sovereign style of rule had disappeared, instead replaced by a disciplinary...

Call for Papers: The Politics of Surveillance, May 8-10, 2014

Universityof Ottawa

The organizers are seeking written paper contributionsfrom scholars and activists who are working in areas closely related to thequestion of how thegovernmental and corporate surveillance might best bechallenged, regulated, resisted or reversed. Abstracts due 10 January 2014 .

EventSponsor: The New Transparency , a SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative EventHost:University of Ottawa Thoughcivil society advocates,...