Taming the Future

On Monday 23 April 2018 LSTS researcher Rosamunde van Brakel will publicly defend her PhD thesis 'Taming The Future: A Rhizomatic Analysis of the Unintended Consequences of Pre-Emptive Surveillance of Children'. The defence will take place in Room D.2.01 (VUB Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus) at 13:00. Please find the official invitation here (pdf).

Public Privacy

On Monday 11th September 2017 Mathias Vermeulen will publicly defend at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) his PhD thesis 'Public Privacy: A European Fundamental Rights Analysis Of The Right To Private Life In An Age Of Smartphones, Drones And Social Media'. The defense will take place at 16:00 in auditorium D0.08. Please find the official … Continue reading Public Privacy

Understanding the Risk-based Approach to Data Protection

On Thursday 15 June 2017 Raphaël Gellert will publicly defend his PhD thesis 'Understanding the Risk-based Approach to Data Protection: An Analysis of the Links between Law, Regulation and Risk' at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The event will start at 18:00 and take place at Auditorium D.2.01. Please find the official invitation (including the … Continue reading Understanding the Risk-based Approach to Data Protection

Machine learning/Informational fundamental rights: Makings of sameness and difference

On Thursday 13 October 2016 Katja De Vries will publicly defend her PhD thesis 'Machine learning/Informational fundamental rights: Makings of sameness and difference'. The event will start  at 17:00 in auditorium E.0.04 (VUB Etterbeek Campus). If you wish to attend, please inform doctorrc@vub.ac.be. Please note also that on the same day, and not far away from … Continue reading Machine learning/Informational fundamental rights: Makings of sameness and difference

Grounds of the immaterial: A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights

On Friday 24 May 2013 LSTS researcher Niels Van Dijk will publicly defend his PhD 'Grounds of the immaterial. A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights', co-promoted by Prof. Dr. M. Hildebrandt and Prof. Dr. S. Gutwirth. The defence will take place at 5pm in Room D.0.08, at VUB. More information can be … Continue reading Grounds of the immaterial: A transversal approach of legal philosophy in intellectual rights