Elia Zureik

Elia Zureik

Professor Emeritus Elia Zureik
Professor Emeritus Elia Zureik

Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, Queen's University, Canada

SSC Seminar Series: Elia Zureik, Queen's University

Elia Zureik, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, Queen's University

"Big Data in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries"

Location: Ellis Hall Room 226

12:30-2:00pm

Elia Zureik's interest in the state of Qatar and big data is related to his work on surveillance, the Third World and colonialism. Qatar has the highest per capita income approximating $100,000 annually, and is a heavy user of information technology....

SSC Seminar Series: Elia Zureik

Elia Zureik, Professor emeritus
Sociology, Queen's University
Co-investigator, The New Transparency

Colonialism as Surveillance: The Case of Israel/Palestine

Wednesday, March 21
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Location: Mac-Corry Room D411, Queen's University

Settler colonialism is intrinsically associated with the dispossession of indigenous populations through violence, repressive state laws and practices, and racialised forms of monitoring (currently referred to as racial profiling in the language of...

Call for Papers: The Practice of Surveillance in the Arab World

Colonial versus Authoritarian Surveillance Special Issue of Omran, Autumn 2013 Deadline: April 30

Omran, a quarterly refereed journal of the social sciences and humanities which is published in Arabic by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Doha, Qatar, invites submissions of scholarly papers to a special issue whose focus is the practice of surveillance in the...

Profile of Elia Zureik

Professor Emeritus Elia Zureik sees his most recent project – helping the Doha Institute establish a graduate program in sociology and anthropology – as a great blending of his strengths as a scholar. See http://www.queensu.ca/news/articles/profiles/elia-zureik-professor-emeritus-sociology

Surveillance Studies Book Prize

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.

Nominated books must be an original (or newly translated) monograph (not an edited collection), and published in English with a 2011 publication date. Nominations are accepted from...