Alix Johson

SSC Seminar Series: Alix Johnson (Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, Queen's University)

Alix Johnson

Watched Waters: Emerging Regimes of (Spatializing ) Arctic Surveillance

Wednesday, January 16, 2018


1:00 – 2 pm
 (Note time change)

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411

In recent years, the Arctic Ocean has emerged as a flashpoint, its melting waters increasingly marked by military tensions, resource extraction, and commercial development. Less publicly, the Arctic is also increasingly monitored by surrounding states’ surveillance tools. From revived...