Center for Surveillance Studies


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.

Current Projects

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Documentary: Surveillance Culture in Denmark

Latest News

2017.11.29 |

Just published: Oxford bibliography on surveillance and communication

Finally, our Oxford bibliography "Surveillance and Communication" has been published. In our article, we guide readers to seminal texts which provide an overview of this topic and to particular topics such as tracking, mass surveillance, media, popular culture and privacy. You can find the article by clicking here. 

2017.11.27 |

Surveillance Culture (2017) - new documentary film out!

What does it mean to live in a world full of surveillance? In this documentary film, we take a look at everyday life in Denmark and how surveillance technologies and practices influence our norms and social behaviour.  The film is researched and directed by Btihaj Ajana and myself with tremendous and professional help from Jens Haaning and…

2017.11.24 |

In the news

Over the past weeks, our research project has been in the news on three different occasions and on three different major news sites. You can find our contributions to debates on how parents watch their kids by clicking on the links below. Note: The sites are in Danish. Politiken: Digitale BørnJyllands-Posten: Er forældres overvågning af børn…

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Anders Albrechtslund

Associate professorSchool of Communication and Culture - Information Science
H bldg. 5347, 121
P +4521630388
P +4521630388