The selection committee is delighted to announce the winner of the inaugural Arts Fund Prize, James Coupe, for his work “Watchtower: A Machine for Living”.
We had an exceptionally strong body of submissions, and thus the committee is additionally pleased to announce three honorable mentions: Julia Scher, for “Predictive Engineering3”, Rose Butler, for “Come and Go”, and Stefy McKnight for “Hunting for Prey”.
The Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund is a bi-annual award that recognizes and publicly supports artwork centred on critical readings of surveillance. The Award includes a £2,000 prize, a showcase opportunity at the SSN Conference June 7-9, 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark, and invited participation in a future Surveillance & Society forum discussing the work.
Please look for further coverage of these artists and their work in Blink, the blog of Surveillance & Society, at the conference in Aarhus this June, and in a future special section of Surveillance & Society.
If you are joining us at the conference, please note that the submission deadline is 31 January, 2018.
SSN Conference 2018 in Aarhus
7-9 June 2018
All proposals (abstracts, panels, artistic installations) must be submitted by January 31st 2017.
Detailed information and complete call for papers!
SSN is pleased to announce the establishment of a new Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund, which will include a £2,000 prize for the top entry. The deadline for submissions is October 15th, 2017.
See the Call for Surveillance Arts Fund (pdf) for background and nomination instructions. Submissions will be made through this form: https://goo.gl/forms/k4HkWhDQRsyFbAVs2
If you have any questions after reading the attached Call for Nominations, please direct them to Jennifer R. Whitson, Associate Editor of Surveillance & Society, at email@example.com and include the heading “SSN Arts Fund.”
(We would also like to acknowledge Elise Morrison, who is joining us on the adjudication committee.)
SSN is delighted to announce that the 8th Biennial Surveillance Studies Network / Surveillance & Society Conference will take place June 7-9, 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark.
The Call for Papers and Sessions will be published here in late summer.
In 2017, the Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) will award up to 2 bursaries of £500 (500 GBP) for attendees of the Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar (SSSS) organised by the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada, from less developed or developing countries, who are in need of financial assistance.
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Call for Contributions: Surveillance and the Global Turn to Authoritarianis
A special responsive issue of Surveillance & Society
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“Surveillance in the Big Data Era”
15 – 21 June 2017
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.
Call for Participation
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The Surveillance Studies Network is calling for tenders to host the Surveillance Studies Network 7th Biennial Conference 2018.
- Tenders to be received by Friday March 4 2017
- Decision to be announced on Friday 24 March 2017
Please send tenders and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
All details can be found in this document.
Call for Nominations: Surveillance Studies Book Award: 2015 and 2016
The Surveillance Studies Network invites nominations (including self-nominations) for the annual Surveillance Studies Book Award.
The award is given in recognition of an outstanding monograph on surveillance and society published during the preceding year.
We are currently inviting nominations for 2015 (books with a ‘2014’ copyright date) and 2016 (books with a ‘2015’ copyright date).
Single or multi-authored works are eligible, but not edited volumes.
The winner/s will be honored at one of the bi-annual surveillance studies conferences. They will receive an award amount of £100 (to be split among authors if there is more than one), as well as a 1-year membership for the Surveillance Studies Network (SSN), which provides many benefits including discounts on all SSN-sponsored conferences and events.
The deadline for nominations and the receipt of 2 books from the publisher is September 16th, 2016.
Using the subject heading “SSN Book Award Nomination” please email the relevant committee chair (listed below) to organize sending copies of the nominated book. Please include the title of the book, year of publication, author, publishing house, and a brief paragraph detailing specifics about why this book would be suitable for the award. We require 2 copies of each book for the committee.
2015 book prize committee chair: Emmeline Taylor (Emmeline.email@example.com)
2016 book prize committee chair: Rachel Dubrofsky (firstname.lastname@example.org)