The New Geographies of Surveillance

Auf der Konferenz der Royal Geography Society in London vom 30. August bis zum 1. September finden auch drei Sessions zum Thema The New Geographies of Surveillance statt (alle am 31. 8)
Das Programm umfasst zwei normale Vortragsrunden und eine Podiumsdiskussion.

Auszüge aus dem Programm:

Veranstalter: Dr David Murakami Wood, University of Newcastle; UK; Dr Nick Fyfe, University of Dundee, UK; and Professor Steve Graham, Durham University, UK.

09:00 – 11:10 Paper Session 1: The City under Surveillance

– ‘Recent trends in surveillance of local communities in Japan: The process of the enforcement of ‘Seikatu Anzen Jyorei (Community Safety Act)’’ – Kazuaki Sugiyama, Osaka City University, Japan.
– ‘Who’s watching whom? Surveillance in deprived residential areas’ – Choni Floether, University of Oldenburg, Germany
– ‘Safe as Cities: Real-time data visualization technologies applied in urban contexts’ – Adeola Enigbokan, New School for Social Research, New York, USA.
– ‘CCTV at Geneva International Airport’ – Francisco Klauser, University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
– ‘A Lesson in Subervience; Surveillance practices in UK Schools’ – Emmeline Taylor, University of Salford, UK.
– ‘Inequalities of surveillance’ – Valerie November, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

14:00 – 15:30 Surveillance & Society Panel Session

– Dr Kirstie Ball, Senior Lecturer in Organisational Studies, Open University Business School, UK.
– Dr Roy Coleman, Lecturer in Sociology, University of Liverpool, UK.
– Dr Hille Koskela, Senior Lecturer in Geography, University of Helsinki, Finland.
– Professor Clive Norris, Deputy Director of the Centre for Criminological Research, University of Sheffield, UK
– Discussant: David Murakami Wood.

16:00 – 18:00 Paper Session 2:

a. Risk, Geopolitics and Surveillance
– ‘Operation TIPS: Human Surveillance in the U.S. and Abroad in the “War on Terror”’ – Steve Hewitt, University of Birmingham, UK.
– ‘A look beyond technology: Socio-spatial imaginations and attitudes towards surveillance’ – Nils Zurawski, University of Hamburg, Germany.
– ‘Geopower and global disease surveillance’ – Alan Ingram, University College London, UK.

b. The Body under Surveillance
– ‘Men in prison: performing masculinities in prisons in the US and the Netherlands’ – Bettina van Hoven, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
– ‘Towards an understanding of drugs use, work and surveillance in the UK’  – Peter Francis & David Wray, Northumbria University, UK.

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