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Science, Security and the Future of Freedom

Wednesday 3rd June 2015


Venue: MS.01. Maths Building, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

10.30 - 11.00 Registration / Coffee
11.00 - 12.30

Session 1 - Open Futures 

Richard Aldrich, “How I learned to Stop Worrying and enjoy Surveillance”, PaIS, Warwick
Chris Moran and Melina Dobson, “Intelligence Oversight and Official Secrecy” PaIS, Warwick
Mark Phythian, “Intelligence and the Future of Accountability” Politics and IS, University of Leicester

12.30 - 13.30


13.30 - 15.00

Session 2 – Possible Futures

Carsten Maple, “The Digital Future”, WMG, Warwick
Tom Chothia, “The Future of Technology and Privacy” Computer Science, University of Birmingham
Mark Freeman, “The Future of Resilience”, Business School, University of Loughborough

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 - 17.00

Session 3 – Dangerous Ideas

Athina Karatzogianni, “The Future of Digital Activism”, Media Studies, University of Leicester
Simon Willmetts, “Surveillance and Science Fiction, American Studies, University of Hull
Andrew Hammond, “Science, Security and the Idea of Freedom” PaIS, Warwick

Closing Remarks: Scott Lucas, Politics, University of Birmingham

17.00 Drinks

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