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[liberationtech] 2nd Ethics of Surveillance Conference: Moving towards Ubiquitous Surveillance?

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Mon Jun 10 10:31:49 PDT 2013

From: H.Herzogenrath-Amelung at LEEDS.AC.UK

We're sure you all agree that the most recent developments in the US have
confirmed again the importance of continuing critical scholarly debate on
the scope and implications of current surveillance practices.

The Leeds Humanities Research Institute is jointly with the Centre for
Interdisciplinary Ethics Applied and the Institute of Communications
Studies holding the 2nd Ethics of Surveillance Conference at the University
of Leeds on the 24th and 25th of June:

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Prof. Gary Marx
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, M.I.T., United States

Prof. Christian Fuchs
Professor of Social Media at the University of Westminster's Communication
and Media Research Institute and the Centre for Social Media Research

Dr. Kirstie Ball
Reader in Surveillance and Organisation at the Open University Business
School, Milton Keynes

Dr. Mark Andrejevic
Deputy Director of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies at the
University of Queensland, Australia

Prof. Charles Raab
Professor of Government at the University of Edinburgh School of Social and
Political Science

A detailed programme is available at

The deadline for registration is June the 14th.

Registration is available at

The registration fee for both days is £50.00, for one day £30.00 and
includes lunches and refreshments.

We anticipate a very lively discussion and hope to welcome as many of you
as possible.

The conference organizers.

Heidi Herzogenrath-Amelung,
PhD Researcher at the University of Leeds' Institute of Communications

Kevin Macnish
PhD Researcher and Teaching Fellow at the University of Leeds' Centre for
Interdisciplinary Applied Ethics

Pinelopi Troullinou
PhD Researcher at the Open University Business School

Conference coordinators
Founders of the research group IC ICTs: Research Group on ICTs, Surveillance
& Society
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