Understanding Techno-security: on pre-emption, situational awareness and technological superiority

EASST (European Association for the Study of Science and Technology), 17.-19.09.2014, Torun/Poland
Track: *”Understanding Techno-security: on pre-emption, situational awareness and technological superiority”*
Convenors: Jutta Weber & Katrin M. Kämpf (University Paderborn)

***Thursday 18 September***

– Jutta Weber (University Paderborn): Civil and military techno-security: On pre-emption, meta-data and drones

– Darren Ellis (University of East London): Surveillance and apatheia

– Magdalena Freudenschuss (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg): It’s all about security?

– Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda (Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences); Andreas Poller (Fraunhofer SIT); Sven Türpe (Fraunhifer SIT); Laura
Kocksch (Goethe University Frankfurt): No straightforward risk-assessment: Defining security requirements in the face of uncertainty

***Thursday 18 September, 17.00-18.30 (2nd session)***

– David Skinner (Anglia Ruskin University): The informationalization of ‘race’: Lessons from policing and border control

– Sebastian Volkmann (University of Freiburg): Passenger asymmetries in aviation security: The case of risk based passenger screening

– Olga Kudina (University of Namur); Francois Thoreau (University of Namur); Jérémy Grosman: Virtual fences: Uncovering the politics of
prison security systems

***Friday 19 September***

– Bilel Benbouzid (University of East Paris): Algorithmic crime prevention: Sociology of predictive policing

– Felix Schirmann: Making criminal brains secure: Bio-criminology, technology, and crime prevention – then and now

– Katrin M. Kämpf (University of Paderborn): “Won’t somebody please think of the children!”—Tools of pedophilia diagnosis and risk
assessment in techno-security culture

– Kevin Hall (Goethe University Frankfurt/Main): Enabling Resonance: Influenza surveillance in Germany as a visibility regime