Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society Workshop

surveillanceLondon, 27 June, 1 pm

For the past 18-months the research project ‘Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society: UK State-Media-Citizen Relations After the Snowden Leaks’ has investigated the consequences of the Snowden revelations. It will hold a workshop in London on Monday 27th June to present findings of our research and discuss their implications.

Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society

12:30 Arrival and registration

1-2pm – Presentation of project findings

2:30-5:30pm – Workshops to discuss implications and next steps:

  • Journalism and news media: What are the challenges for journalist work and for covering surveillance?
  • Civil society activism: How do we advance data justice?
  • Policy reform: The Investigatory Powers Bill and beyond – What should the policy framework be?
  • Technology: What are the prospects of tools and standards development?

The event will bring together scholars, activists, technologists, policymakers, and other experts. It will continue the productive debates from last year’s conference ‘Surveillance and Citizenship‘, and it will serve to discuss future steps and projects regarding research, policy reform, technological development, etc.

The workshop will take place at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, One Birdcage Walk in London (Westminster). More information on the venue and how to get to there can be found here. More information about the day will be published on the website closer to the date.

Participation is free of charge but registration is required. Please register by 31 May here.

This workshop is hosted by the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University. Organizing group: Dr Arne Hintz (Cardiff University), Prof Karin Wahl-Jorgensen (Cardiff University), Dr Lina Dencik (Cardiff University), Prof Ian Brown (Oxford University), Dr Michael Rogers (Briar Project), Dr Jonathan Cable (Cardiff University). More information about the project is available here.