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CCTV surveillance and narrative in the smart city

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

Project Description

This project looks at the proposals for and practice of ubiquitous CCTV coverage in urban areas. It might understand these practices as amounting to a kind of documentary film studio. The project would explore questions around political subjectivity and citizenship, in relation to densely networked urban structures.

I would be happy for prospective students to take up these themes and propose their own project, the above is just one idea. Generally, I am interested in projects that take up themes related to remote sensing, computation, technical networks, and political subjectivity, geopolitics, political economy and spatial practice. Suitable students would hold an MA in a subject related to spatial practices. Film, Architecture, Engineering, Urbanism, Design, for example. Other students might be eligible thanks to practical experience in a professional capacity.

How good is research at Brunel University London in Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management?

FTE Category A staff submitted: 19.00

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