Big Data/Global Surveillance

Tuesday, October 8, 2013  6:00pm International Affairs Building, Room 1501


Committee on Global Thought

This panel is part of the CGT's Urgent Issues series exploring critical issues of global importance from a trans-regional and interdisciplinary perspective. It will examine the technical and global implications of the expanded surveillance capacity of states and the expanded capacity of people to contest.

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first served basis.


  • Saskia Sassen

    Professor of Sociology

    Columbia University

  • Emily Bell

    Professor of Professional Practice & Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism

    Columbia University

  • Mark Hansen

    Director, David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation & Professor of Journalism

    Columbia University

  • Rebecca MacKinnon

    Author and Senior Research Fellow

    New America Foundation


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