MovingLife Consultation Workshop ‘mHealth in a Socio-economic Context’

The MovingLife consultation workshop will be organised on Wednesday the 18th of January 2012 from 10:00-16:00 at the European Commission, Avenue de Beaulieu, Brussels, Building 25, Room 0/S9. The workshop will take place in the context of the FP7 project MovingLife, which focuses on delivering roadmaps for research, implementation practice and policy support to establish … Continue reading MovingLife Consultation Workshop ‘mHealth in a Socio-economic Context’

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Birds as lines: nonhuman politics in the Doñana environmental disaster

Lecture by Prof. Israel Rodríguez-Giralt (Goldsmiths College, University of London, and Open Universtity of Catalonia), 12th December 2011 at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Room 4B302, from 11:00 to 12:30. How one might conceive the relationship between nonhumans and politics? Although it’s been repeatedly articulated this is an issue which continues to haunt STS and Cultural Geography. … Continue reading Birds as lines: nonhuman politics in the Doñana environmental disaster

Privacy International launches ‘Big Brother Incorporated’ project on sale of surveillance tech to authoritarian regimes

Privacy International (PI) has (re)launched its big project called ‘Big Brother Incorporated’, which will (inter alia) investigate the sales of surveillance technologies to authoritarian regimes. The web content is available here and more comprehensively here. PI has now put online a comprehensive database of companies that sell surveillance products, some opinion pieces about the topic … Continue reading Privacy International launches ‘Big Brother Incorporated’ project on sale of surveillance tech to authoritarian regimes