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

Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Relations as a Challenge for Democracy: book launch & evening debate

On Wednesday, 28 June 2017 from 17h00 till 19h00 the Muntpunt in Brussels will host a book launch and an evening debate on Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Relations as a Challenge for Democracy. This book, co-edited by Dan Svantesson and Dariusz Kloza, is a fruit of collaboration of 30 authors from all over the world, who have provided … Continue reading Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Relations as a Challenge for Democracy: book launch & evening debate

Smart Borders? European and Global Logics of Border Surveillance in the Context of Privacy

On 3 September 2013 will take place in Brussels the third SAPIENT Policy Meeting, titled 'Smart Borders? European and Global Logics of Border Surveillance in the Context of Privacy'. The meeting is organised by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in cooperation with King’s College London and the University of Kent (Brussels School of … Continue reading Smart Borders? European and Global Logics of Border Surveillance in the Context of Privacy

The emergence of personal data protection as a fundamental right of the European Union

On Wednesday 29 May 2013 LSTS researcher Gloria González Fuster will publicly defend her PhD ‘The emergence of personal data protection as a fundamental right of the European Union’, co-promoted by Prof. Dr. S. Gutwirth and Prof. Dr. P. De Hert. The defence will take place at 6pm in Room D.2.01, at VUB. More information … Continue reading The emergence of personal data protection as a fundamental right of the European Union