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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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Call for Chapters: Power, Media, and Covid 19

Power, Media, and the Covid 19 Pandemic: framing public discourse Edited by Stuart Price and Ben Harbisher (Media Discourse Centre, De Montfort University, UK) Deadline – 20th May 2020: Send Name, Title, Affiliation, followed by a 300-word Abstract (as an

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5th CRISP Doctoral Training School, called off.

The Fifth CRISP Doctoral Training School Applications Open June 15 –19, 2020 Deadline for applications: Friday 27th March 2020 CRISP is proud to announce that applications can be submitted for its fifth biannual Doctoral Training School. The School takes place

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Call: The SSN Mentorship Program

Call for Mentors and Mentees: Dear Colleagues, The Surveillance Studies Network is beginning its 2020 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

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2019 Winners of Early Career Researcher Awards

The SSN is pleased to announce the 2019 winners of the Surveillance Studies Network’s “Early Career Researcher Awards” for publications in Surveillance & Society. The winning papers are… Kurwa, Rahim. 2019. Building the Digitally Gated Community: The Case of Nextdoor. Surveillance & Society 17(1/2): 111-117.

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SSN Arts Prize 2020: the Winners!

SSN ARTS PRIZE 2020: Award announcement The selection committee is delighted to announce the winner of the SSN Arts Prize 2020, sava saheli singh for her short film series Screening Surveillance (2019, co-produced with the Surveillance Studies Centre) Additionally, the

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