We are a center for research and teaching in surveillance technologies and practices, and we offer equipment for both researchers and students.

Surveillance Lab was founded in 2016 by Anders Albrechtslund and Peter Lauritsen. It is interdisciplinary and brings together expertise from the humanities and social sciences, and we engage with surveillance experiments, analysis and theory.

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16.08.2017 | Konference

Save the date: Surveillance conference in Aarhus 7-9 June, 2018!

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting the prestigious biannual Surveillance Studies Network/Surveillance & Society conference in 2018 for the first time here in Aarhus. Look out for a call for papers in September!  Information will be posted here and on Surveillance & Society's homepage 

16.06.2017 | Forelæsning / foredrag

Presentation: William Staples on school surveillance

Today, visiting professor Bill Staples presented his work on surveillance in American schools in our Center for Science and Technology Studies. Drawing on Foucault and interview excerpts from a large field work, Staples described how a new student information system (SIS) has accentuated information asymmetries between students, teachers…

09.06.2017 | Konference

Two presentations at Metric Culture: the quantified self and beyond

From June 7-9, we are attending the Metric Culture conference here in Aarhus. The conference features great scholars such as Deborah Lupton and Rosalind Gill. Yesterday, on June 8, our Center for Surveillance Studies did two presentations. The presentations were drawn from the subjects in CHiP: Negotiating family tracking (Maja, Anders and Ask)…

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Anders Albrechtslund

LektorInstitut for Kommunikation og Kultur - Informationsvidenskab