For already almost 20 years, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (EU) has distinguished the rights to privacy and data protection as two fundamental rights – one established by its Article 7, and the second by Article 8. This approach represented a clear innovation compared to the Council of Europe, where both … Continue reading Exploring the Privacy / Data Protection Connection
The call for papers for the upcoming 6th volume in European Integration and Democracy series, devoted to challenges for democracy, the rule of law and the respect for fundamental rights, posed by contemporary disinformation practices and digital media, has now been published [PDF 247 KB]. The planned book is a joint endeavour of the Centre for … Continue reading Disinformation and Digital Media as a Challenge for Democracy
In the context of the upcoming PRINTEGER European Conference on Research Integrity: Why Research Integrity Matters to You has been opened a call for papers on the themes of research integrity and scientific misconduct. The Conference, organised by the Promoting Integrity as an Integral Dimension of Excellence in Research (PRINTEGER) project, will take place between … Continue reading Why Research Integrity Matters to You
We are excited to announce that LSTS is organizing the third edition of the PLSC-Europe in collaboration with Privacy Salon. Based on the popular Privacy Law Scholars Conference (PLSC) event in the United States, PLSC-Europe is dedicated to bringing together privacy law scholars, practitioners, and privacy scholars from other disciplines from across Europe and beyond … Continue reading PLSC-Europe 2018
The Call for Papers for the fifth annual London Conference in Critical Thought (LCCT), to be hosted by the Birkbeck Department of Law on 24 and 25 June 2016, has now been published. The Conference is composed of different thematic streams, such as 'Data as Things: Dis/assembling the Stuff of Data and Data’s Coming to … Continue reading LCCT2016 Call for Papers ‘Data as Things’
It is our great pleasure to announce that on 26 January 2016 the VUB-LSTS will be hosting the 10th-anniversarity edition International Conference on the Interaction of Knowledge Rights, Data Protection and Communication KnowRight 2016. KnowRight conferences have been held since 1995; KnowRight 2016 is already the 10th. It will focus on the interaction between data … Continue reading KnowRight 2016: Data Protection in Practice – call for papers now open
Antonin Margier (Université de Lille 1) and Lucas Melgaço (LSTS, VUB) have launched a call for articles for a themed issues of Urban Environment (2016): Today, the 'right to the city' has become a key concept, a motto, in both academic circles and in social movements and public policies. The so-called accessibility of the city … Continue reading Whose Right to the City?