Berlin conference

"The New Surveillance Society - How much social science is required in evaluation research?" Conference Nov 30/Dec 1 2006, Berlin.

The aim of the conference is to present and discuss methods and approaches to assess the social and political impacts of surveillance technologies. Moreover, the academic perspective shall be extended by integrating international art projects on surveillance in the programme. The conference will be held November 30th to December 1st 2006 in Berlin at the Technical University and will include experts in different disciplines, artists and members of the public.

The conference focuses on three thematic areas:

  • Empirical Evaluation of Different Surveillance Technologies
  • Methods of Scientific Evaluation
  • The Relationship between Technology, Social Research and Knowledge

The conference is organised in cooperation with the University of Greifswald, the Centre for German Research and Surveillance & Society.

For more information, contact:
Leon Hempel and
Ola Svenonius