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Call for SSN Mentorship Program

Dear Colleagues, The Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) is beginning its 2021 mentorship program for doctoral students engaged in research topics on surveillance.  We are calling for faculty members and PhD students who are interested to participate this year as mentors

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Early Career Researcher Awards 2021

The Surveillance Studies Network is pleased to announce the winners of the Surveillance Studies Network’s 2020 “Early Career Researcher Awards” for publications in Surveillance & Society.  The winning papers are… Ritchie, Marnie. 2020. Fusing Race: The Phobogenics of Racializing Surveillance. Surveillance & Society 18(1): 12-29. Hood,

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cfp for Dialogues: Imagining Surveillance Futures

Dear Colleagues, We are very excited to announce a call for contributions to a joint Dialogue Section-Art Forum of Surveillance & Society we are calling “Surveillance Stories: Imagining Surveillance Futures.” Storytelling has the ability to capture the imagination and to attract a

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Call for Dialogue: Terrorism, White Supremacy, State Surveillance

Dear Colleagues, as the Dialogue Editor of Surveillance & Society, I invite expressions of interest to write short (~2000-word) papers for an upcoming Dialogue section of the journal focused on the interrelated topics of “Domestic Terrorism, White Supremacy, and State Surveillance.”

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New MA in Surveillance Studies in Rotterdam

We are proud to introduce our new Master Programme entitled “Digitalisation, Surveillance & Societies”, starting next academic year (2021-2022) at Erasmus University Rotterdam, in the Netherlands.  While digitalisation brings many opportunities, big data, artificial intelligence (AI), and social media platforms

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Winner SSN 2020 Book Award

The SSN Book Award Committee is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2020 SSN Book Award is: Insurgent Aesthetics. Security and the Queer Life of the Forever War (Duke UP) by Dr. Ronak K. Kapadia, Associate Professor in

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Call: Dialogues on Surveillance and Covid-19

As the Dialogue Editor of Surveillance & Society, I invite expressions of interest to write short (~2000-word) papers for an upcoming critical Dialogue section of the journal that takes stock of “the surveillance and privacy implications of COVID-19 one year on

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SSN Small Research Grant, ext. deadline

SSN is happy to announce that the next funding round for small research grants is now open, with a December 1 deadline for applications. See for the full CFP (ignore the earlier deadline noted in that post). The text is also presented

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Statement of Solidarity

Dear Surveillance Studies Community, In this moment of international reckoning with legacies of anti-Black and settler colonialisms, we stand in solidarity with those protesting police violence, racial capitalism, and white supremacy. And we recognize that the embodied stresses, strains, and

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Call for Creative Submissions

Surveillance & Society has two new sections dedicated to artistic engagements with surveillance. Both “Artistic Presentations” and “Art Review” seek to highlight the ways in which broadly defined notions of creative practices not only reflect, but also produce, modes of thinking

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