Past Events

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 -
00:00 - 23:45


Participants at this Workshop will explore and better comprehend how evolving information flows are impacting on the higher education experience, from a variety of perspectives, whether it be as a student, educator, researcher, administrator, manager, librarian, technologist or policy-advisor. Of particular interest are the unforeseen implications and consequences of...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 18:00 - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 17:45

On June 22nd at 6pm BST the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Fellows MCICH network is hosting an online panel discussion entitled 'Future Work, Future Workplace'.

Professor Kirstie Ball will lead the discussion, which will focus on workplace surveillance. Robert Carr, Anderson Strathern LLP and Fair Work Convention member and Aidan O’Carroll, Chairman IoD Scotland, Chairman designate Revenue...

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 00:00 - Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 23:45

You are invited to a two-day technical workshop on “Practices towards algorithmic management and their impact on workers” runs on June 15th from 1 - 4pm and on June 16th from 3 - 6pm. All times are CEST. 

The workshop takes place under the auspices of the  “Building partnerships on the future of work” project. It is a collaboration between the Joint Research Centre of the European...

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 16:00 - Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 15:45

SCOTLIN launch event funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

Professor Hector MacQueen, Director of the Edinburgh Centre for Private Law (University of Edinburgh), Chair of the Law section of the British Academy, and former Scottish Law Commissioner will be present “Law and Innovation in Scotland: Some Impressionistic Thoughts”, 31st March at 4pm.

To attend the event please...

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 15:00 - Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 14:45

Our friends in the Centre for Security Resarch (CeSaR) at the University of Edinburgh are hosting a seminar entitled ‘Spies and the Virus: COVID-19 and Intelligence Forewarning in the United States'. The seminar takes place on 23rd March at 15.00 GMT and you can register here.

Dr Fitsanakis' talk will explore the lessons of SARS-CoV-2 for strategic warning intelligence in these volatile...

Monday, March 22, 2021 - 13:00 - Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 12:45

SCOTLIN Research Seminar funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Sophie Cargill, Senior Associate at Mellicks Solicitors will talk about defamation in Scots law on Monday 22nd March at 1pm.

To attend the seminar please contact Guido Noto La Diego (

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Friday, March 19, 2021 - 14:00 - Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 13:45

How can surveillant concepts draw together research on counter-surveillance in workplace 4.0? On 19th March, Kirstie Ball will deliver an online seminar at the Privacy Salon,Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels) addressing this question. 

This seminar draws upon the findings of a systematic review on the extension of workplace surveillance in recent times. Across...

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 13:00 - Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 12:45

A SCOTLIN Research Seminar funded by the Rotal Society of Edinburgh (RSE)

Professor Christophe Geiger, Director of the Research Department of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), University of Strasbourg, will talk about "Intellectual Property and Freedom of Expression" on Monday 15th March at 1pm.iegoTo attend the event please contact Guido Noto La Diego (...

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 13:00 - Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 12:45

A SCOTLIN Research Seminar funded by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE)

Joseph Savirimuthu, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool, will talk about “Thinking with Algorithms - Optimism, Pessimism and Realism” on Monday 1 February at 1pm.

To attend the seminar please contact Guido Notta La Diego (