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  • Come help us celebrate 50 years for the Department of Sociology on September 21, 2019! All alumni and former faculty, staff and friends as well as current faculty, staff and students are invited. Space is limited! For more information, follow this link:

  • Dr. David Lyon gave a keynote lecture entitled, ‘Trust and Transparency: A View from Surveillance Studies’ at the Global Conference on Transparency Research at the FGV in Rio de Janeiro on June 26 2019, and another keynote on ‘Emerging Private Surveillance Companies: a Threat to Civil Society’ at the biennial conference of LAVITS (Red Latinamericana de estudios en Vigilancia, Technologia y Sociedad) in Salvador Bahia, Brazil on June 27 2019.

  • Congratulations to all of our graduates! (Photo: Lyon Tsang, MA graduate).

  • Congratulations to Rhea Ashley Hoskin who has won one of the two Queen’s University Governor General’s Academic Gold Medals for 2018-2019. This medal is awarded to a graduating or completed Master’s or Doctoral student in the School of Graduate Studies, chosen in competition with other nominated graduate students from across the University. It is awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.