Held online on the 26th and 27th January 2022, the conference ‘Intelligence, surveillance, and oversight: tracing connections and contestations’ aimed to situate the research done in GUARDINT within a broader conversation with intelligence studies, security studies, and International Relations. Participants… Read More »Our GUARDINT Conference report is out!
Transnational data flows and their potential for surveillance pose significant challenges for the domestic public policy and sovereignty of European governments. In the last decade, the cross-border movement of digital services and data has been disruptive to a range of… Read More »Governing European values inside data flows
The German GUARDINT team hosted a remote workshop on the role of strategic litigation for intelligence oversight on 11 June 2020. Together with Jane Duncan from the University of Johannesburg, Megan Goulding from Liberty, Bijan Moini from the Gesellschaft für… Read More »Focus group session on indicators for strategic litigation
The GUARDINT project team met for a remote workshop to discuss preliminary research results and coordinate future planning in light of the Corona virus pandemic. The different GUARDINT researchers presented updates on their respective work packages and deliverables. This included… Read More »Remote internal Workshop on oversight and democratic rights
Which aspects can illustrate the role of media and civil society actors as intelligence overseers? How can these aspects be translated into concrete components and indicators of an Intelligence Oversight Index? The German GUARDINT team that is responsible for the… Read More »Workshop with German civil society members
How can the oversight of intelligence services be improved, especially with regard to state surveillance that is becoming more and more technically complex and data-driven? Dr. Thorsten Wetzling explored this question in his presentation on “Intelligence Oversight Innovation” (based on… Read More »Workshop on “Security Practices – Security Technologies”
To better grasp the French understanding and practice of intelligence oversight, part of the GUARDINT project team tested some preliminary ideas and concepts for the construction of the Intelligence Oversight Index with members of La Quadrature du Net (LQDN) in… Read More »Workshop with French civil society members
Workshop of the project team: 13.05.2019, Berlin, Germany This internal kick-off meeting launched the three-year collaborative project between the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, the WZB, Sciences Po Paris, King’s College London and Lyon 3 University. The project, funded by DFG, ANR and ESRC under the fifth… Read More »Kick-off conference at WZB