- CfP Surveillance & Religion Panel, EuARe Bologna, March 2019
- What is practical theology?
- Surveillance and religion panel – a proposal for EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF RELIGION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
- Borders, benefits, and biomedicine: surveillance and social justice.
- Special Issue of ‘Surveillance & Society’ on Religion
Author Archives: Eric Stoddart
Call for Papers, open now until 31 October 2018 European Academy of Religion, 4-7 March 2019 Abstract Religious communities are targets, as well as consumers, of surveillance. Religious practice as a site of surveillance and religious identity as a justification … Continue reading
Some explanations and definitions from the British traditions of practical theology. ‘Practical Theologians are, I think – to quite an extent – born, not made. At the very least we are shaped in our understanding of how people ‘know God’; … Continue reading
Bologna, Italy: March 4-7 2019 I am compiling a proposal for a panel to be included in next year’s EUARE conference. This would be to stimulate papers from scholars working on any aspect of surveillance and religion, e.g., religious communities … Continue reading
Join cyber security expert Prof Bill Buchanan, Chairman of the CCBE Working Party on Surveillance Iain Mitchell QC and Dr Eric Stoddart, Associate Director of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics at St Andrews University, to explore the issues. Presented by the Church … Continue reading
The call for papers for this special issue on surveillance and religion is now open. Submission deadline is 1 August 2017 for publication in early 2018, more details here. The issue will be guest edited by Eric Stoddart (St Andrews, … Continue reading
Will using surveillance make good religion better and bad religion worse? Monday 20th March 2017; 7.30pm. Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL Cost: Free, but booking essential. Tickets available at: https://surrelig_edinburgh.eventbrite.co.uk Speaker: Dr Eric Stoddart |Coordinator, Surveillance & … Continue reading
Faith communities use surveillance technologies to protect themselves and to perform their commitment to loving care. Surveillance technologies are shaping those who use and encounter these digital systems. Using and being shaped by technologies means religions are consuming surveillance. The … Continue reading
Why is everyday surveillance a religious issue? Prof. David Lyon This free public lecture on 17th October 2016 in central Birmingham, UK, is aimed at a general audience of people from any religious faith tradition, or none. Lecture now available … Continue reading
Faith traditions understand the Divine gaze, Divine assistance, and human relations in different ways. These religious themes relate directly to contemporary issues of national and personal security to which surveillance technologies are a significant response. The Surveillance and Religion Network, funded by … Continue reading
Funding has been secured for a new Surveillance and Religion Research Network based at the School of Divinity, University of St Andrews, led by Dr Eric Stoddart (St Andrews) as Principal Investigator and Dr Susanne Wigorts Yngvesson (Stockholm School of … Continue reading