David Lyon

David Lyon retires from Queen's; remains P.I. of Big Data Surveillance

The Surveillance Studies Centre wishes to announce that David Lyon retired from Queen’s University on June 30 2021. Lyon was appointed at Queen’s University in 1991 as an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology, and later promoted to Full Professor in 1994. He is cross-appointed to the Faculty of Law, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada,...

David Lyon speaking on Pandemic Surveillance

David Lyon giving a talk in the Bradford Alumni Speakers Series on "Pandemic surveillance: from hasty responses to data justice" Tuesday 16 March, 18:00-19:00 GMT, Online

More info here

Abstract Many of the massive, global surveillance responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have been developed without sufficient thought, or sufficient reflection on previous events—like 9/11—that also...

SSC Virtual Seminar: Book Launch: David Lyon and David Murakami Wood, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's University

Book Launch: Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence:
The Canadian Case
Edited by David Lyon and David Murakami Wood
UBC Press, December 2020

Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence: The Canadian Case

For more information about the book, see here.

 

Wednesday, March 24, 2021


12:30 – 1:30 pm

*Due to the limited capacity of the online-meeting platform,...

BDS Book Published!

Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence: The Canadian Case Edited by David Lyon and David Murakami Wood UBC Press December 2020

For more information about the book, see here .

David Lyon’s 'The Culture of Surveillance' translated into Italian

See: La cultura della sorveglianza by David Lyon, Settembre 2020 "Altro che Grande Fratello, siamo tutti controllori" di JAIME D'ALESSANDRO, La Repubblica , 08 Settembre 2020 Esce in Italia La cultura della sorveglianza, il saggio dello studioso scozzese David Lyon. "È un fenomeno generale, ormai ciascuno di noi è una...

David Lyon earns prestigious Molson Prize

Congratulations to David Lyon, who has been awarded the prestigious Canada Council for the Arts Molson Prize (Social Sciences and Humanities) for decades of work in surveillance studies. Here is the official announcement and here is the story in the Queen's Gazette.

Here is the story in the Kingston Whig Standard. --...

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