Surveillance & Society: Announcements https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society <p>The international, interdisciplinary, open access, peer-reviewed journal of Surveillance Studies.</p> en-US Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:33:13 -0500 OJS 3.1.0.1 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Awards and Prizes: Call for Nominations: Surveillance Studies Network Book Award: 2018 https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/213 <p>The Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) invites nominations (including self-nominations) for the annual Surveillance Studies Book Award.</p> <p>The award is given in recognition of an outstanding monograph on surveillance published during the preceding year.</p> <p>We are currently inviting nominations for <strong>2018</strong> (*<u>books with a ‘2017’ copyright date</u>).&nbsp;</p> <p>Single or multi-authored works are eligible, but not edited volumes.</p> <p>The winner/s will be announced in late 2018.</p> <p>The winner/s will be honored at the 2020 SSN conference.</p> <p><a href="http://www.surveillance-studies.net">http://www.surveillance-studies.net</a></p> <p>The winner will receive an award amount of £100 (to be split among authors if there is more than one), as well as a 1-year membership for the Surveillance Studies Network (SSN), which provides benefits including discounts on all SSN-sponsored conferences and events.</p> <p>The deadline for nominations and the receipt of three (3) books from the publisher is <strong>9<sup>th</sup> July 2018</strong>. Please note, books will not be returned.</p> <p>Using the subject heading “SSN Book Award 2018,” please email the committee chair, Kevin Walby (<a href="mailto:k.walby@uwinnipeg.ca">k.walby@uwinnipeg.ca</a>) to nominate a book. Please include the title of the book, year of publication, author, publishing house, and a paragraph of no more than 300 words detailing specifics about why this book would be suitable for the award.</p> <p>We require three (3) copies of each book for the prize committee. <strong>Have one copy sent to each of the following postal addresses:</strong></p> <p>William G. Staples, Department of Sociology, The University of Kansas, 1415 Jayhawk Blvd., 716 Fraser Hall Lawrence, Kansas, United States, 66045-7540</p> <p>Jennifer R. Whitson, Department of Sociology and Legal Studies, University of Waterloo 2045 PAS Building, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada,&nbsp;N2L 3G1</p> <p>Kevin Walby, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Winnipeg, Centennial Hall, 3rd Floor, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3B 2E9, Phone: 204-786-9105</p> <p>The Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) is a registered charitable company dedicated to the study of surveillance in all its forms, and the free distribution of scholarly information. We are registered in the UK, but welcome members and supporters from all over the world. We own and run the journal <em>Surveillance and Society</em> and also act as a clearing house for social science and policy research and consultancy about surveillance.<strong> Find out more about the Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) and how to become a member here: </strong><a href="http://www.surveillance-studies.net/"><strong>http://www.surveillance-studies.net/</strong></a></p> https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/213 Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:33:13 -0500 Awards and Prizes: SSN Book Prize for 2017 https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/204 <p>We are delighted to announce that the winner of the SSN Book Award 2017 for the best scholarly monograph on surveillance published in 2016 is <em><strong>Surveillance and Film</strong></em> <strong>by J. Macgregor Wise</strong>.</p> <p>In honor of the prize, the publisher, Bloomsbury is offering a 35% discount on the title price of the book by entering 'GLR PD7’ at checkout (valid to May 5th, 2018)!</p> <p><a title="Surveillance and Film" href="https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/surveillance-and-film-9781628924824/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Surveillance and Film at Bloomsbury Books</a></p> https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/204 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 11:53:16 -0500 Awards and Prizes: Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/201 <div class=""> <div class="" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif, serif, 'EmojiFont';"><span class="x_gmail-apple-converted-space"><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">The selection committee</span></span><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;is delighted to announce that the winner of the inaugural Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund Prize is James Coupe, for his work “<a class="" style="font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; color: windowtext;" href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjamescoupe.com%2F%3Fp%3D2339&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cdmw%40queensu.ca%7Cc23898d4468c4cca306008d55f7fcaeb%7Cd61ecb3b38b142d582c4efb2838b925c%7C1%7C1%7C636519924828797950&amp;sdata=98fypAsWKaM5ppvGTyTP4ozsw3LXdhSpicKj0bMY69w%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watchtower: A Machine for Living</a>”<em class="">.</em><span class="x_gmail-apple-converted-space">&nbsp;We had an exceptionally strong body of submissions, and thus the committee is additionally pleased to announce three honorable mentions: Julia Scher, for “<a class="" style="font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; color: windowtext;" href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.sfmoma.org%2Fevent%2Fjulia-scher-artist-talk%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cdmw%40queensu.ca%7Cc23898d4468c4cca306008d55f7fcaeb%7Cd61ecb3b38b142d582c4efb2838b925c%7C1%7C1%7C636519924828797950&amp;sdata=Jpe%2BOcYFMvJnh1qqeuLd%2BnS1Ce3ZHHP4I%2Fhu0D14P8o%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Predictive Engineering<sup class="">3</sup></a>”, Rose Butler, for “<a class="" style="font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; color: windowtext;" href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rosebutler.com%2Fprojects%2Fcome-and-go&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cdmw%40queensu.ca%7Cc23898d4468c4cca306008d55f7fcaeb%7Cd61ecb3b38b142d582c4efb2838b925c%7C1%7C1%7C636519924828797950&amp;sdata=PLoFLPlKOVJz5IjA7i%2FBQooQKBpfGHVw9knC7sV0z8s%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Come and Go</a>”, and Stefy McKnight for “<a class="" style="font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; color: windowtext;" href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.organicsurveillance.com%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cdmw%40queensu.ca%7Cc23898d4468c4cca306008d55f7fcaeb%7Cd61ecb3b38b142d582c4efb2838b925c%7C1%7C1%7C636519924828797950&amp;sdata=tHeEUaGBuvqdedxuOJN%2FYXaDpsnV6k06NCvupwpeoVU%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Hunting for Prey</a>”.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></span></div> <p class="x_gmail-p2" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span class="x_gmail-apple-converted-space"><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <div class="" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif, serif, 'EmojiFont';"><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">The&nbsp;<em class="">Surveillance Studies Network Arts Fund&nbsp;</em>is<em class="">&nbsp;</em>a bi-annual award that recognizes and publicly supports artwork centred on critical readings of surveillance.<span class="x_gmail-apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>The Award includes a £2,000 prize, a showcase opportunity at the SSN Conference June 7-9, 2018 in Aarhus, Denmark, and invited participation in a future&nbsp;<em class="">Surveillance &amp; Society&nbsp;</em>forum discussing the work.<span class="x_gmail-apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></span></div> <p class="x_gmail-p2" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span class="x_gmail-apple-converted-space"><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></span></p> <div class="" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif, serif, 'EmojiFont';"><span class="x_gmail-apple-converted-space"><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">Please look for further coverage of these artists and their work in&nbsp;<a class="" style="font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; color: windowtext;" href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmedium.com%2Fsurveillance-and-society&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cdmw%40queensu.ca%7Cc23898d4468c4cca306008d55f7fcaeb%7Cd61ecb3b38b142d582c4efb2838b925c%7C1%7C1%7C636519924828797950&amp;sdata=FWPqLIQ0X4EHMmzYGFSpX50ietIvtawNiVa0RN9irFo%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Blink</a>, the blog of&nbsp;<em class="">Surveillance &amp; Society,&nbsp;</em>at the conference in Aarhus this June,<em class="">&nbsp;</em>and in a future special section of&nbsp;</span></span><em class=""><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">Surveillance &amp; Society.&nbsp;</span></em><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></div> <p class="x_gmail-p2" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Calibri,sans-serif;"><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;</span></p> <div class="" style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 7.5pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif, serif, 'EmojiFont';"><span class="" style="font-size: 12pt;">If you are joining us at the conference, please note that the&nbsp;<a class="" style="font-family: 'Times New Roman',serif; color: windowtext;" href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fconferences.au.dk%2Fssn2018%2F&amp;data=02%7C01%7Cdmw%40queensu.ca%7Cc23898d4468c4cca306008d55f7fcaeb%7Cd61ecb3b38b142d582c4efb2838b925c%7C1%7C1%7C636519924828807929&amp;sdata=L9Ez56D9SAx8iCvf6R35ehjS%2FGO9PgqOnTvQSItpDi4%3D&amp;reserved=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">submission</a>&nbsp;deadline is 31 January, 2018.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></div> </div> https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/201 Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:15:28 -0500 2017 SSN Early Career Researcher Awards https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/143 <p>We are delighted to announce the two winners of the 2017 Surveillance Studies Network Early Career Researcher Award for best paper published in Surveillance &amp; Society in 2016 (AKA the S&amp;S Paper Prize):</p><p>Tobias Matzner. 2016. Beyond data as representation: The performativity of Big Data in surveillance. <em>Surveillance &amp; Society</em> 14(2): <span>197-210. </span><a id="LPlnk511050" href="/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/beyond_data" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><span id="LPlnk511050">http://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/beyond_data</span></a></p><div style="margin-top: 0; margin-bottom: 0;"><div> </div><div>Liisa A Mäkinen. 2016. Surveillance on/off: Examining home surveillance systems from the user's perspective. Surveillance &amp; Society 14(1): 59-77. <a id="LPlnk199049" href="/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/onoff" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"><span id="LPlnk199049">http://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/article/view/onoff</span></a></div><div><span><br /></span></div><div><span>The judges commented that these papers were outstanding from a very strong shortlist of eligible papers. </span></div><div><span><br /></span></div><div><span>Congratulations to them both!<br /></span></div></div> https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/143 Mon, 08 May 2017 13:17:48 -0400 Changes on the Editorial Board https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/135 <p>There have been a number of recent changes on the Editorial Board.</p><p>Of the appointed editors, we would like to thank Laura Huey (UWO), Randy Lippert (Windsor), Shoshana Magnet (Ottawa) and Graham Sewell (Melbourne) for their service. Randy Lippert's departure also leaves a vacancy for a Debates Editor, which we will be filling shortly.</p><p>In their place, we welcome the following new members to the board: Jason Pridmore (Erasmus), Joshua Reeves (Oregon) and Jennifer Whitson (Waterloo), all of whom are also new Associate Editors, to speed our reviewing process.</p><p>We have also seen a change in the elected Members' Editors. We would like to thank Rosamunde van Brakel (VUB) and Daniel Trottier (Erasmus) for their incredible efforts, and welcome in their places, Alana Saulnier (UI Chicago) and Megan Wood (UNC).</p><p>There will be further changes this year as the organisation of the journal is reorganised still further. Watch this space!</p> https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/135 Thu, 02 Feb 2017 13:52:00 -0500 Metrics And Highly Cited Articles for 2016 https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/134 <p><strong>Impact Factor (2016): 2.22</strong></p><p>(2014: 1.38; 2013: 1.1; 2012: 1.2; 2011: 1.33; 2010: 1.11, 2009: 1.1 and 2008: 0.75)</p><p>This impact factor was calculated using the same method used by Thompson Reuters, but based on Google Scholar figures</p><p><strong>Google Scholar h5-index (2016): 18</strong></p><p><strong></strong><a title="Metrics" href="/index.php/surveillance-and-society/about/editorialPolicies#custom-1" target="_blank">For more detail of these indexes and for the 2016 Top 30 Highly-Cited Articles and Top 20 Most-Read pieces, please see here. </a></p> https://ojs.library.queensu.ca/index.php/surveillance-and-society/announcement/view/134 Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500