pandemic

SSC Virtual Seminar: Rafael Evangelista, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brazil, and Rodrigo Firmino, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR), Brazil

Pandemic Technopolitics in the Global South

Wednesday, December 9, 2020


12:30 – 2:00 pm

*Due to the limited capacity of the online-meeting platform, we have to adopt a first-come-first-serve principle. We will send the seminar link and password to registered participants.
 
Please RSVP to Delano Aragao Vaz by Sunday, December 6, 2020.


Abstract:

Brazil has been standing out as one of the worst...

The coronavirus pandemic highlights the need for a surveillance debate beyond ‘privacy’

By David Lyon, The Conversation, 24 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has stirred up a surveillance storm. Researchers rush to develop new forms of public health monitoring and tracking, but releasing personal data to private companies and governments carries risks to our individual and collective rights. COVID-19 opens the lid on a much-needed debate. Read More