- 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
Category Archives: surveillance
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
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: http://surrelig_edinburgh.eventbrite.co.uk Speaker: Dr Eric Stoddart |Coordinator, Surveillance & … 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
Tonight I’m giving this lecture at St Andrews, ‘The Common Gaze: The Common Good and 21st Century Surveilllance.’ It will be streamed live on Periscope (then available for 24 hours) beginning at 5.30pm UK time today. (Follow me on Twitter … Continue reading
Susanne Wigorts Yngvesson (Stockholm School of Theology) writes of her recent visit 8-18 April 2015 to collaborate with me on our ‘Surveillance & Religion Network’ project. “To get the opportunity to spend a couple of weeks in St Andrews was … Continue reading