Aarhus University Seal / Aarhus Universitets segl

CENSUS is a center for research and teaching in surveillance technologies and practices, and we offer resources for both researchers and students.

We work using an interdisciplinary approach and bring together expertise from the humanities and social sciences. Our center hosted the 2018 Surveillance Studies Network 8th Biennial Conference and seeks to engage in collaboration and partnerships with colleagues around the world.

Anders Albrechtslund

Associate professor School of Communication and Culture - Information Science

CENSUS scholars present a paper at the AoIR 2019 in Brisbane

2019.09.30On October 3rd, Clare Southerton and Anders Albrechtslund will present a paper co-written with Maja Sonne Damkjaer "Relief from Communication: Parental Surveillance Technologies, Trust and Care" at the 2019 Association of Internet Researchers Conference. The paper is part of a panel on "Parents, Children and the Internet"

Anders Albrechtslund participates in a public panel on smartphones at schools in Canberra

2019.09.09If you happen to be in Canberra on September 12, don’t miss the public discussion “Networked crises? Banning, limiting or embracing smartphones in Australian Schools” in which Anders Albrechtslund will take part as a panellist! More information here. 

Anders Albrechtslund is visiting Australian National University

2019.08.06CENSUS director Anders Albrechtslund has accepted an appointment as Visiting Fellow for the fall semester of 2019. He will visit the Sociology Department and be hosted by Associate Professor Gavin Smith, a leading scholar in the surveillance studies community

Mon 09 Dec
12:00-13:30 | Helsingsforsgade 14, Building 5347, Room 120
Brown Bag Seminar w/ Mette-Marie Zacher Sørensen
Mette-Marie Zacher Sørensen will come present her work on the speculative figure of 'the Shy Digital Subject'
Tue 14 Jan
12:00-13:00 | Helsingforsgade 14, Building 5347, Room 120
Brown Bag Seminar w/ Lea Laura Michelsen
Lea Laura Michelsen will discuss her PhD project on "the art of disappearing: masks and biopolitical resistance in an age of digital biometrics"
Mon 02 Dec
14:30-16:00 | Helsingsforsgade 14, Building 5347, Room 120
Book presentation w/ Mikkel Flyverbom
Professor Mikkel Flyverbom will present his new book "The Digital Prism - Transparency and Managed Visibilities in a Datafied World" (2019) published by Cambridge University Press.
Tue 07 May
12:00-13:00 | Helsingforsgade 14, Building 5347, Room 120
Brown Bag seminar w/ Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen
A/Professor Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen will discuss an experimental US scientific-military camp built under Greenland’s ice cap during the Cold War.