LSTS books of 2017

The Research Group on Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) has assembled its list of most influential readings of 2017. For the second time already, members and affiliated researchers have reflected and share their views on their reading experiences and sources of inspiration, in what is already starting to … Continue reading LSTS books of 2017

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CPDP: 10 years of programmes

As the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) Conference is about to celebrate its 10th birthday, we look back at 10 years of CPDP programmes and their covers. It all started in October 2007 with the brochure of the 'Reinventing Data Protection?' International Conference, which took place in October 2007 at deBuren, in Brussels. The … Continue reading CPDP: 10 years of programmes

Dreams Rewired

In the context of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) 2017 Conference will be screened the film 'Dreams Rewired', by Manu Luksch, Martin Reinhart and Thomas Tode. Originally titled 'Mobilisierung der Träume', the film explores through a montage of films from the 1880s to the 1930s how cinema echoed ancient fears that the telephone … Continue reading Dreams Rewired

Speaking Law to Power: secrets, spies and cowboys in a data-driven world

On 28th June 2016 Mireille Hildebrandt will speak at contemporary art centre Wiels on her recent book 'Smart Technologies and the End(s) of Law. Novel Entanglements of Law and Technology' (the paperback just came out with Edward Elgar). The lecture will discuss the implications of the 'new digital unconscious' that forms the playground for both … Continue reading Speaking Law to Power: secrets, spies and cowboys in a data-driven world

Data Privacy Day 2016 Symposium and Workshop

In the context of the 2016 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference will be celebrated the Data Privacy Day 2016, with a Symposium in the evening of Thursday 28 January 2016 (19.00-22.00) and a Workshop during Friday 29 January 2016 (10.00–19.00). The Symposium will bring together artists working on issues related to privacy and surveillance, … Continue reading Data Privacy Day 2016 Symposium and Workshop

Privacy in Art: George Orwell 1984

Coinciding with the 2016 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference -between 27 and 29 January 2016, in Brussels- will take place the exhibition 'Privacy in Art: George Orwell 1984'. The event, organised by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) in collaboration with Privacy Salon and Maison des Arts (Service de la Culture Française)  will … Continue reading Privacy in Art: George Orwell 1984