PRIVACY Newsletter December 2018

Greetings from Centre for Privacy Studies

The first of November, PRIVACY celebrated its one-year anniversary. It has been a very productive year. Ten scholars have joined the Centre from Denmark and abroad and now forms the core of the PRIVACY research team. We are currently preparing the next round of recruitments. It is now possible to sign up for news regarding recruitment and vacant positions here.

The second Challenge Seminar is afoot. This time we are to discuss Privacy and legal Research in Biomedical Innovation. Professor Timo Minssen from the Centre for Information and Innovation Law has been invited join the PRIVACY team and give an introduction to the world of biomedical innovation. Here is Timo Minssen’s introduction to the seminar:
"Biomedical innovation is experiencing changes of epic proportions. Rapid progress in many scientific areas, such as gene editing, pharmacogenomics, artificial intelligence and big data-driven precision medicine have greatly advanced the promises and opportunities of the health and life sciences. But these advances also pose many regulatory challenges. [...] Privacy is extremely relevant in many contexts, such as when immense amounts of healthcare data are gathered to develop new therapies and train algorithms, and where such data is then shared to oversee it. In each case, patient-oriented data privacy is a concern."

You can read more about the event, the Challenge Seminars and sign up here.

PRIVACY is hosting the conference Early Modern Privacy: Notions, Spaces Implication in April 2019. We are honored to announce our four keynote speakers: Willem Frijhoff (Erasmus University of Rotterdam), Hélène Merlin-Kajman (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3), Mia Korpiola (University of Turku) and Maarten Delbeke (ETH Zurich). The call for proposals is closed, and the organizing committee will publish the full list of contributors soon. More information can be found on the PRIVACY webside.

Upcoming events

    7 December 2018, 13:00-14:30
    PRIVACY PhD Fellow Bastian Vaucanson is presenting at CEMES conference
    Bastian Vaucanson will present a talk on "The Modus Loquendi of Fenelonian Spirituality (1694-99): Enlightenment or Archaism?". 
    Read more here.

    13 December 2018, 15:00-17:00
    Challenge Seminar: PRIVACY and Legal Research in Biomedical Innovation with Professor Timo Minssen
    Professor Timo Minssen will join the PRIVACY team to give an introduction to his legal research in regards to biomedical innovation and share his perspectives on privacy as seen through his field of research.
    Read more and sign up here

    13 March 2019, 14:00-16:00
    In defense of their families: Women’s malicious appeals in thirteenth-century England
    Lecture by Sara M. Butler, King George III Professor in British History, Ohio State University
    Read more about the lecture here

    PRIVACY News

    16 November 2918
    Interview with Mette Birkedal Bruun in Mayday
    Mette Birkedal Bruun has participated in a Q&A about the Public and Private with Mayday Magazine. 
    Read more here

    16 November 2918
    Fruitful Learning Together Seminar
    The three PRIVACY scholars Fredrik Torisson, Rikke Lyngsø Christensen and Fabio Gigone gave the Privacy team an introduction to architectural planning in early modern times.
    Read more here

    26 November 2018
    Privacy Postdoc Fredrik Torisson was invited speaker at the debate series Glappet
    The topic for this debate was the new IPCC Report (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) and how architecture can be a tool for change. 
    Read more here

    26 November 2018
    Feature article about Privacy Associated Researcher Lars Cyril Nørgaard in the University Post
    In the 17th century, the elite published entire books about deceased spouses and their ideal lives. The books worked as both as discipline of the people, as a business – and as really good gossip.
    Read more here

    29 November 2018
    Privacy PhD Anni Haahr Henriksen presented at Cornell Information Science
    Henriksen was invited to give a presentation on her PhD project and introduce the Centre for Privacy Studies at Cornell CIS, Cornell Information Science
    Read more here 

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