Author archive for HRBDT

  • Oct222021

    Interim Report on the Freedom of Thought

    On 19th October 2021, Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, presented his thematic report on the…

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  • Sep242021

    Upcoming HRBDT International Conference – February 2022

    We are delighted to announce that our forthcoming HRBDT International Conference will take place virtually on 23 – 24 February…

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  • Sep032021

    New Research Paper: Facial Recognition Technology in India

    The HRBDT and the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) have jointly published a research paper on facial recognition technology.…

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  • Dec092020

    A shadow pandemic of domestic violence: The potential role of job loss and unemployment benefits

    This blog by Sonia Bhalotra originally appeared on VoxEU website on 13 November 2020. There has been a global surge…

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  • Nov302020

    Unmasking Covid: Inequalities, Innovations and Impact

    Wednesday 2 December 2020 1:00 – 4:30pm Register for online event here   Staff and students from the Tavistock and…

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  • Nov162020

    Mapping people, knowledge and data in times of Crisis

    20 November 2020, 6.00pm – 7.30pm Hosted by Damien Short (ICwS, University of London) and presented by the School of…

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  • Oct292020

    Surveillance Arbitration in the Era of Digital Policing

    In their latest article, published in Theoretical Criminology (29 October 2020), Professor Pete Fussey and Dr Ajay Sandhu analyse the…

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  • Oct152020

    Human Rights Expert Receives Major Funding To Investigate Impact of Algorithms on Democracy

    Dr Daragh Murray, a member of the Human Rights Big Data and Technology Project, has been awarded major funding to…

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  • Oct142020

    Human Rights Centre Speaker Series: What place for human rights in the UK’s COVID-19 response?

      Co-hosted by the Human Rights Centre and the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex Oct…

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  • Oct132020

    ‘Assisted’ Facial Recognition and the Reinvention of Suspicion and Discretion in Digital Policing

    Automated facial recognition (AFR) surveillance has emerged as a particularly controversial technology among the growing armoury of digital policing tools. …

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