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Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar
10 – 17 June 2007; application deadline 15 February 2007
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
u.a. mit Kevin Haggerty, Kristie Ball und David Lyon
Plan now to attend the Surveillance Summer Seminar, 10-17 June 2007.
The Surveillance Summer Seminar at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario,
Canada) provides an intensive, multi-disciplinary learning experience that addresses key issues of surveillance studies, and in ways that would enhance the participantsâ€™ own research projects as well as providing a unique national and international networking opportunity.
David Lyon, Professor and Queenâ€™s Research Chair, Department of Sociology, and Director of The Surveillance Project, Queenâ€™s University, Canada
Kevin Haggerty, Associate Professor of Criminology, University of Alberta, Canada
Kirstie Ball, Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies, The Open University, UK
Colin Bennett, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, Canada
The core of the seminar is group work, each facilitated by a member of seminar faculty. Groups will grapple with key issues in surveillance studies, including issues such as â€œThe researcher as surveillance agent,â€ â€œGaining entry into surveillance sites,â€ â€œMaking international comparisons,â€ â€œConnecting social science with policy and legal fieldsâ€ and so on. Participants are encouraged to comment, in their statement of interest, on what areas are of particular interest. The rest of the programme is devoted to theoretical, methodological and professional issues, and to open interaction with established scholars in the field. The idea is to â€œgo behindâ€ conference and book performances to discover how and why surveillance researchers do what they do. There will also be discussion of surveillance films, novels, art, music and drama and a look at counter-surveillance movements and activities. There will be no assessed tasks and no credit for enrolling in the seminar, although a letter confirming your completion of the seminar is available upon request.
APPLICATION PROCESS: The Summer Seminar is limited to 30 participants who are PhD candidates, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty. Applicants must submit a 250 word statement of interest and pay a $250 CAD deposit, which will be refunded should the application not be accepted. THE APPLICATION DEADLINE is 15 FEBRUARY 2007. We will review applications and respond to applicants by 1 MARCH 2007.
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Applicants should pursue funding opportunities before submitting their application. The Surveillance Project will award up to three Summer Seminar tuition subsidies to non-Queenâ€™s graduate student registrants who can demonstrate financial need. Each subsidy is worth $500 CAD and will be credited to the participantâ€™s Summer Seminar tuition. To apply, please send a covering letter along with letters from three other sources demonstrating your inability to secure funding. The deadline to apply for a subsidy is 15 FEBRUARY 2007. Applicants will be notified whether they will attain a subsidy by 1 MARCH 2007.
Â Â Â â€¢Â Â Â Summer Seminar $1000 CAD ($250 deposit required with application)
Â Â Â â€¢Â Â Â ID Cards workshop (optional; available to Summer Seminar participants) $195 CAD
OPTIONAL TORONTO BUS TRIP: An optional overnight bus trip to Kingston-Toronto-Kingston is planned for 16/17 June. The cost is $200 per person and includes one night hotel accommodation downtown Toronto, dinner in downtown Toronto June 16, breakfast June 17, and Pearson airport drop-off on Sunday afternoon June 17.
ACCOMMODATION: On-campus accommodation in Queenâ€™s Universityâ€™s premium student residence, Leggett Hall, is available to all participants. Campus accommodation must be booked directly through Queenâ€™s University Conference Services at (613) 533-2223
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