Friday, June 7, 2013 from 10:30am – 12:00pm
Elliott Building, E-168
Is surveillance merely associated with the nation-state? What of the surveillance of consumers or the way that the processing of personal information is now central to organizational practice? Indeed, in a world of street cameras, cell phones and social media, we all find ways of complying, negotiating and even participating with surveillance.
Dr. David Lyon is the Queen’s Research Chair in Surveillance Studies, Founding Director, Surveillance Studies Centre and Professor of Sociology and Law at Queen’s University. Dr. Lyon was one of two recipients of the 2012 Canadian Sociological Association’s Outstanding Contribution Award.