SSC Seminar Series

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!...

SSC Seminar Series: Sachil Singh

Location: Mac Corry Hall, Room D411

12:30- 2:00 pm

SSC Seminar Series: Yasuhiko Tajima

Location: Mac Corry Hall, Room D411

12:30- 2:00 pm

Yasuhiko Tajima
Surveillance and Human Rights in Japan
Yasuhiko Tajima, Professor of Media Law, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan in conversation with Midori Ogasawara, PhD candidate, Sociology, Queen’s University

In January 2016, Japan implemented a new national identification system that collects personal data on each citizen with a unique number. Though this system...

SSC Seminar Series: Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Mac-Corry E202, Jeffery 234 12.30-2pm

Militarized Surveillance and Palestinian Childhood

Through an examination of the trapped condition of colonized childhood in historic Palestine, the presentation conceptualizes Palestinian childhood within a settler colonial framework and considers the particular and distinctly territorialized, spatial, and biopolitical relationships between state criminality and Palestinian childhood. The talk traces the ongoing targeting of Palestinian childhood...

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