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Tracking people: legal and ethical debates

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School of Law

Liberty Building, University of Leeds

Leeds

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Seminar Two: 6th April 2017, University of Leeds

This seminar will explore the legal and ethical issues arising from actual and potential uses of tracking devices across a range of contexts. Particular attention will be paid to issues of consent, coercion, paternalism, and surveillance.

Provisional Programme

9.30-10.00
Refreshments

10.00-10.30
Welcome and introduction

10.30-11.15
Tracking people: an introduction to legal and ethical debates
Kevin Macnish (University of Leeds)

11.15-12.45
Tracking people: legal issues
Chair: Anthea Hucklesby (University of Leeds)
Dominic Lehner (Head of Penal Administration, Zurich, Switzerland)
Hilary Cragg (Nash and Co. Solicitors)

12.45-13.30
Lunch

13.30-14.30
Tracking people- ethical debates
Chair: Kevin Macnish (University of Leeds)
Michael Nagenborg (University of Twente)

14.30-16.15
Tracking vulnerable people: legal and ethical debates
Chair: Kevin Macnish (University of Leeds)
Eleanor Bantry White (University College, Cork, Ireland)
Jim Hopkinson (Deputy Director Children’s Social Care, Bradford City Council)

16.15-16.30
Closing remarks

The programme is also available to download here.

Bursaries are available for UK and overseas PhD students. Bursaries can be applied for here.


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Liberty Building
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT

(Please use postcode LS6 1AN for Sat Navs)

The Liberty Building is number 16 on the campus map.

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