3rd International LAVITS Symposium

Surveillance, Tecnopolitics, Territories

13th – 15th May 2015. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil




We invite researchers, scholars, activists and artists to submit an extended abstract to the 3rd International LAVITS Symposium that, in addition to its general theme, considers contributions in the following key topics:

  • Big Data, surveillance and tecnopolitics
  • Surveillance, political protests and urban demonstrations
  • Mega events and surveillance
  • Web, Deep Web and Internet of Things: tracking and surveillance
  • Activism and counter surveillance: cryptography, hacktivism, tecnopolitics
  • Artistic practices and surveillance aesthetics
  • Work an surveillance
  • Body, affect and surveillance
  • Identification, biometry and surveillance
  • Smart City and Smart Surveillance
  • Mobile and wearable surveillance: drones, GPS, smartphones, integrated cameras etc.
  • Privacy, personal data and information control
  • Consumer surveillance
  • Self-monitoring technologies and control
  • Histories, memories and archives of surveillance
  • Regulating surveillance and data protection in Latin America
  • Snowden, NSA and mass surveillance: impacts in Latin America
  • Surveillance and military dictatorship in Latin America
  • Surveillance market in Latin America: public-private connections
  • Tecnopolitics and surveillance in Latin America: concepts, methodologies and case studies
  • Social Control, territory and surveillance in Latin America