Final Workshop – 27 June 2016

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. We will hold a workshop in London on Monday 27th June to present findings of our research and discuss their implications.


Schedule (DCSS Final Event Programme PDF):

1pm Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society: Presentation of project findings Lecture Theatre
2pm Coffee break
2:30-3:30pm Workshops Part I
Journalism and news media: Covering surveillance Lecture Theatre
Civil society: Implications of surveillance for social justice Manufacturing Room
3:45-4:45pm Workshops Part II
Technology: Privacy tools and standards development Lecture Theatre
Policy reform: The Investigatory Powers Bill and beyond Manufacturing Room
5-5:30pm Closing Session Lecture Theatre

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.

Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory. Please register on Eventbrite.

Library Freedom Project

Description: “The Library Freedom Project is a partnership among librarians, technologists, attorneys, and privacy advocates which aims to make real the promise of intellectual freedom in libraries. By teaching librarians about surveillance threats, privacy rights and responsibilities, and digital tools to stop surveillance, we hope to create a privacy-centric paradigm shift in libraries and the local communities they serve.”

Web link

Publisher: Library Freedom Project