Events

Past Events

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - Sunday, June 30, 2019

CRISP runs a book series for Routledge entitled Routledge Studies in Surveillance. It's important to us that new, exciting, book-length scholarship about surveillance in all its forms has an outlet. Information about the series can be found here. We'd like to make the series a success and so we  have decided to have two open calls a year, running for one month at a time in June and December....

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 -
12:30 - 16:30

Are you interested in cycling, technology and urban planning?

If so, we would like to invite you to a citizens summit to discuss contemporary issues and solutions. The event is free and the discussion is likely to cover cycle lanes, electric bikes, cycling apps, rentable scooters and bikes and sustainable transport policy. The event will feature an interactive open debate between...

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 -
17:00 - 19:00

Room C1, Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling

Greg Singh presents The Death of Web 2.0
In the contemporary media ecosystem of “always-on” culture, judgements are made quickly and impacts can be far-reaching, affecting our relationships, wellbeing, mental health and the health of our communities. Drawing from and synthesising communitarian ethics, recognition theory, STS...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 -
13:30 - 15:00

University of Stirling, Cottrell Room 3B129

This talk presents evidence from a number of collaborative projects. The driving concern behind the research was that, as local government increasingly relies on citizens to report problems such as littering, dog fouling and potholes, then the propensity for more affluent and higher socio-economic-status citizens, and their communities, to...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 14:00

On the 19th March at 1400 in the School of Computer Science (Jack Cole Building, room 1.33a) Paul-Olivier De Haye will present his seminar 'From Cambridge Analytica to the future of online services: A personal journey'

Abstract:

2018 was a crazy year for privacy. The General Data Protection Regulation came into force in May, and new revelations on the personal data ecosystem were...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 17:15

School III, St Salvators’s Quadrangle, St Andrews University

Abstract:

Over 30 years ago, when cyberneticist Stafford Beer proclaimed ‘my electronic image in the machine may be more real than I am’, he was signalling his concern with the impact of personal information processing on human dignity, autonomy and identity.  Since then, large scale personal Information processing has...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

CRISP will be hosting a panal at the 2019 Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) Conference in Brussels in January on the topioc of Smart City Governance.

Topic Area:

Smart City (SC) developments are embedding digital technologies is all aspects of urban life. Typically, the focus is more efficient services and better-informed policy-making. The SC umbrella covers a range of...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 16:00

Book review and discussion.

Thinking Alllowed, BBC Radio 4, with Laurie Taylor, discusses the new book 'Surveillance and Democracy in Europe' (edited by Kirstie Ball and William Webster). Programme features a conversation with Professor Kirstie Ball (CRISP St Andrews) and Professor David Lyon (Surveillance Studies Centre). 

Surveillance and Democracy in Europe (Routledge Studies in...

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Hosted by CRISP

Hotel du Vin, St Andrews

Speakers

Dr Emmeline Taylor - I Spy AI: Growing Up in the Age of SurveillanceProf Lydia Plowman and Dr Andrew Manches - The Internet of Toys: Data and PrivacyCarole Ewart - Children: Privacy, Access to Information and Human Rights - Enabling a Balanced ApproachDr Elena Beratarbide - Scottish Citizens privacy: National Approaches to...
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 13:00

CRISP/MWO Research Seminar

13.00-14.30, Room 2A13, Cottrell Building, University of Stirling 

Abstract
Data literacy is an emergent field in Science and Technology Studies. In a world where entire economies, communications infrastructure and media ecosystems are datafied, current  understanding of data literacy’s centrality to everyday life remains variable. Such an...