On the 9th November 2011 will take place at the European Parliament, in Brussels, the full-day policy meeting “More Surveillance, More Security? The Landscape of Surveillance in Europe and Challenges to Data Protection and Privacy“, organised by the European Parliament’s Privacy Platform together with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the SAPIENT project (Supporting Fundamental Rights, Privacy and Ethics in Surveillance Technologies). The event will be held between 8:30 and 17:30 pm, including a Privacy Platform meeting from 12:30 to14.30. LSTS and CReSPo researcher Rocco Bellanova will be the discussant of the panel: “Assessing the challenges of DNA collection and sharing under the Prüm Decisions” (14:45-16:00). Full programme: here. For further info and registration: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A films and debate evening on Monday 21st November 2011 in the context of the Festival des Libertés, at Théatre National, in Brussels, under the title “Big Brother: et ce doigt, tu le vois?” (in French). With Didier Bigo (Science Po Paris, King’s College London), Thierry Rousselin (co-author of Sous surveillance! Démêler le mythe de la réalité) and LSTS’ Paul de Hert (professor of European penal law at Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Raphaël Gellert. In partnership with Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and SAPIENT project.