16 October 2017

Behind the Wallpapered Door – New Research Lifts the Veil on Privacy

We live in an age when social media, increased monitoring and transparent glass façades in office buildings and private homes fundamentally interfere with our experience of when something is private and when it is on view to the public.

In short, the line between public and private has become more fluid, and that puts modern man under pressure. In order to understand why – and what we can do about it – we must take a careful look at the period when privacy became a key concept in society. That is the opinion of the creators of the new interdisciplinary research centre, who have given themselves that very task.

Read the full interview with PRIVACY core scholar, Professor Peter Thule Kristensen.