Dr Mark Flear visited LSTS

Dr Mark Flear, lecturer at Queen's University, Belfast visited LSTS during the week 21-25 April 2014. His main research interests are in public health and new health technologies with a focus on their biopolitics. His first book (the pioneering Flear and others, 'European Law and New Health Technologies') was published by Oxford University Press in … Continue reading Dr Mark Flear visited LSTS

The Politics of Data Protection

On 6 May 2014 Rocco Bellanova will publicly defend his thesis 'The Politics of Data Protection: What does Data Protection do? A Study of the Interactions between Data Protection and Passenger Name Records Dispositifs', in view of simultaneously becoming Doctor in Political and Social Sciences by the Université Saint-Louis - Bruxelles, and Doctor in Law … Continue reading The Politics of Data Protection

Surveillance: Ambiguities and Asymmetries

The 6th Biannual Surveillance and Society Conference, named 'Surveillance: Ambiguites and Asymmetries', will take place from 24 to 26 April 2014 in Barcelona. LSTS will contribute to the event with presentations of papers by Antonella Galetta, Gloria González Fuster, Rocco Bellanova and Raphaël Gellert, Dariusz Kloza, and Rosamunde Van Brakel, who is also member of … Continue reading Surveillance: Ambiguities and Asymmetries


Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon, the ultimate surveillance image, is the main theme of this new episode of our MUSIC & SURVEILLANCE series. Panopticism is here explored through the aural lens of Paul Baran's 'Panoptic', which combines elegant improvisation with a touch of electronics.  Paul Baran is a Glasgowian artist operating sometimes alone and sometimes as a … Continue reading MUSIC & SURVEILLANCE #12 Paul Baran