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Surveillance Chair Seminar: Facial Recognition in the Global City: Ethnographic analysis of the police trials of live facial recognition in London.

VUB Surveillance Studies Seminar Series

/// Peter Fussey (Professor of Sociology, University of Essex, UK) ///

Facial Recognition in the Global City: Ethnographic analysis of the police trials of live facial recognition in London.

                Thursday November 21 , 2019 - 12.00-14.00h

                Building 'I' - Aula 0.03 – VUB Campus Etterbeek

About the speaker:

Professor Pete Fussey’s research focuses on surveillance, digital sociology, algorithmic justice, human rights, intelligence oversight, technology and policing, and urban studies. He has published widely across these areas. He is a director of the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy (CRISP) – a collaboration between surveillance researchers at the universities of St Andrews, Edinburgh, Stirling and Essex - and research director for the five-year ESRC funded Human Rights, Big Data and Technology project. As part of this project Professor Fussey leads research teams empirically analysing digital security strategies in the US, UK, Brazil, India and Germany. 

https://www.essex.ac.uk/people/fusse98409/peter-fussey

Everybody welcome, but please RSVP: thierry@privacysalon.org