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21 October - 17 November
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Just Checking on the Kids

Exploring the complex issue of surveillance parenting in the digital age.

Two boys are playing in a field. the boy at the front of the image is holding a magnifying glass to his eye and his eye is magnified through it

What’s on offer?

Surveillance has always been a feature of childhood. However recent technologies innovation have enabled the monitoring of young people to reach unprecedented levels of intensity and ubiquity. In this closed event we have invited school children and familes about their use of surveillance within their family. We want to ask some tough questions, is monitoring your teenage children via technologies, control or care? is it an invasion of privacy, does it make you anxious? Are we now the data captures for the big tech companies? we want to hear the young people's voices. 

What’s it about?

The use of surveillance technologies in the Family

Who’s leading the event?

Dr Marie Griffiths

Open to

Selected children and parents invited by the researcher

Of particular interest to

Parents and Carers