SSC Seminar Series

SSC Seminar Series: Sharry Aiken

“Surveillance and ‘Social Sorting’ at the Canadian Border”

Wednesday, February 2nd
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D411
** Please note the day change to Wednesday**

Sharry Aiken
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law
Queen’s University

While Canada has deployed interdiction measures aimed to deter "spontaneous arrivals" at the Canadian border for decades, the government's recent response to the arrival...

SSC Seminar Series: Alanur Çavlin Bozbeyoğlu

The Provincial Information and Security System in Istanbul

Alanur Çavlin Bozbeyoğlu

Post-Doctoral Fellow
The Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's University

Thursday, November 18th, 2010
12:30 - 13:30pm
Mac-Corry Hall, Room D-411

Camera surveillance is becoming a usual part of everyday life in Turkey. Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras became visible initially in the private sphere primarily in banks, retail stores, and shopping malls starting in...

SSC Seminar Series: Darren Palmer and Ian Warren

Darren Palmer
Associate Professor
School of History Heritage and Society
Deakin University

Ian Warren
Senior Lecturer
School of History Heritage and Society
Deakin University

"Media, Surveillance and Combating Violence in a Regional Night-Time Economy"

Thursday, November 11th
12:30 pm to 1:30pm
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D411

This presentation discusses the intersections between a brutal rape, a regional Australian newspaper's 'outrage' at the...

SSC Seminar Series: Gemma Galdon Clavell

Gemma Galdon Clavell

PhD Candidate

Institut de Govern I Politiques Publiques

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB)

“Surveillance in the global city: local processes, global trends and uncritical policy borrowing (the case of Barcelona)”

Thursday, October 28th

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D411

The talk will address the need to understand surveillance in the broader context of urban policy...

SSC Seminar Series: N. Katherine Hayles

Databases, Postindustrial Knowledge Work, and Hall's The Raw Shark Texts

N. Katherine Hayles

2010-11 Brockington Visitor
Duke University

Thursday, October 21, 2010
12:30 - 1:30pm
Kingston Hall Room 201

In discussing databases, Alan Liu makes the point that they conform to the requirements of postindustrial knowledge work, namely that it be transformable, automated, and autonomously mobile. This talk explores the implications...

SSC Seminar Series - Research Roundup

Mac-Corry Room D-411 (Sociology Lounge)
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Kick off the new SSC Seminar Series at our annual Research Round-up.

This meeting, traditionally the kick-off to the SSC Seminar Series at Queen's University, will give everyone the opportunity to welcome new and returning students, staff and faculty and update others on recent and ongoing research as it relates to the Surveillance...

SSC Seminar -- Patrick Derby

Patrick Derby

PhD Candidate
Department of Sociology
Queen’s University

Automatic Licence Plate Recognition:

Explorations of an Emerging Police Checkpoint Technology

Thursday, March 18th
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D-411

On one hand, the automobile represents freedom and escape. On the other hand, the automobile and...

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...

SSC Seminar Series: Krystle Maki

Krystle Maki, PhD Candidate

Department of Sociology

Queen’s University

Under the Watchful Eye of Ontario Works:

Surveillance and Welfare Recipients

Thursday, February 18th

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Mackintosh-Corry Hall, Room D-411

The paper explores the dramatic increase of surveillance mechanisms currently used in social services in Ontario Canada. In the last two decades welfare administration has undergone adramatic transformation in most Western democracies. Manyjurisdictions...

SSC Seminar Series -- Braverman/Zureik

Thursday, January 28 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Chernoff Hall, Room 213

Irus Braverman

Associate Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Geography

University of Buffalo

State University of New York

Civilized Borders: A Study of Israel’s New Crossing Administration

Joint presentation with

Elia Zureik

Professor Emeritus

Department of Sociology, Queen’s University

Colonialism as Surveillance: The Case of Israel/Palestine

Everyone welcome!...