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The 10th Biennial Surveillance Studies Network / Surveillance & Society Conference

Date: 28 May 2024 - 31 May 2024 On-site

GATHERINGS at the "Surveillance in an Age of Crisis" Conference

Our project will be represented by 3 partners at this upcoming Conference hosted by the Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana!

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The first results of the GATHERINGS project literature review, done within the scope of the project’s WP2, will be presented in a panel at the upcoming Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) Conference by researchers from partner institutions VUB, TRI, and VIC.

The researchers will be present at the panel entitled “SURVEILLANCE PRACTICES OF PUBLIC GATHERINGS IN EUROPE”, organised on the 3rd day of the Conference, the 30th of May. The full timetable of the event is available for consultation HERE.

VUB researchers and GATHERINGS coordinators Mattias de Backer, Lucas Melgaço and Julie Caluwaerts will be presenting their paper entitled “Surveillance Practices of Public Gatherings in Europe”, whereas Christopher Nathan and Francesca Trevisan (TRI) will be presenting their work on “Facial Recognition Technology and Public Gatherings”. Roger von Laufenberg and Hannah Reiter from VIC will also be present with their paper on “Shrouded surveillance in Austria”.