Course: Privacy and Surveillance I

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This course offers an introduction to the basic concepts of privacy and surveillance. It will provide the theoretical and historical development of surveillance and its relation with privacy.


Week 1: The relationship between privacy, surveillance and data protection

Week 2: History and Sociology of surveillance: the Panoptic and beyond

Week 3: The fundamentals of privacy, privacy law and policy

Week 4: Surveillance dimensions: (institutional, corporate, interpersonal)

Week 5: Privacy Advocacy

Week 6: Privacy, security and transparency

Hours of dedication

5 hours a week . Total amount of hours: 30

Aimed at

Professionals, students or scholars interested in the field of technology and consultancy related to privacy issues.