The things of law

On 3 July 2013 LSTS director Serge Gutwirth will give a presentation on 'Les choses du droit', in the context of the Colloquium 'Gestes spéculatifs'. Taking place from 28 June to 5 July at the Centre Culturel International de Cerisy-la-Salle, the Colloquium is co-directed by Didier Debaise and Isabelle Stengers, and its list of speakers notably … Continue reading The things of law


The second episode of our [MUSIC & ...] series is again devoted to MUSIC & SURVEILLANCE. In his excellent 2008 paper on the subject, 'Soul Train: The New Surveillance in Popular Music', professor Gary T. Marx analysed popular music's lyrics in search of insights about surveillance. His contribution left nevertheless open the question of what happens … Continue reading MUSIC & … #2 [MUSIC & SURVEILLANCE] Trans Am

ICT and Environmental Regulation

In the context of the 'Information and Communications Technology for Environmental Regulation: Developing a Research Agenda' Workshop to take place on 20 and 21 June 2013 in Galway (Ireland), LSTS Researcher Raphaël Gellert will give a presentation titled 'Cross-pollination between privacy/data protection and sustainable development: the cases of smart grids and smart cities'. More information, … Continue reading ICT and Environmental Regulation


Welcome to the new [MUSIC & ...] posts series, exploring the relation between music and the many subjects around which turns LSTS research. This opening post is dedicated to MUSIC & SURVEILLANCE, more particularly to Robin Rimbaud, aka Scanner, one of the masters of artistic eavesdropping. Born in London, Rimbaud started to produce electronic music in … Continue reading MUSIC & … #1 [MUSIC & SURVEILLANCE] Scanner