Monthly Archives: June 2012

ImageThe European Green Party organizes a conference at the European Parliament on Tuesday the 26th of June at the European Parliament on the European Border Surveillance System (EUROSUR), „Smart Borders“ and EU-PNR.  As core contribution to the conference, Ben Hayes from Statewatch and LSTS researcher Mathias Vermeulen will present the findings of their study „Borderline – The EU’s Border Surveillance Initatives“. More info here.


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In the context of the International Conference “Security, Ethics, and Justice: Towards a More Inclusive Security Design“, to take place in Tübingen (Germany) from 21 to 23 June 2012, LSTS Researchers Rocco Bellanova and Gloria González Fuster will give a presentation titled “On the politics of disappearance: the body scanner setting“. More information can be found here.

ImageLSTS-Researcher Mathias Vermeulen will give a talk at Europol’s new headquarters about the need for parliamentary scrutiny of Europol on the 19th of June. This conference at Europol will mark the tenth anniversary of the Academy of European Law and bring together its members, law enforcement agents, civil society representatives, ministry officials and legal practitioners to debate the role of Europol in the coming years. The conference programme and registration form can be found here.

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In the framework of the SCRIPT Conference “Law and Transformation” currently taking place in Edinburgh, LSTS Researchers Irina Baraliuc and Sari Depreeuw will present today a selected paper, titled “Copyright enforcement in the digital era: Is ACTA a threat for privacy and data protection?”. LSTS Researcher Anna Moscibroda also contributed to the Conference discussing territorial frontiers of licensing. More information: SCRIPT Conference webpage.