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Society & Culture
Episode 14: Conversation with Fiona Greenland on Fingerprint Men, Pixel Politics and Art Police
Joining me today is Fiona Greenland, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, to discuss some of her recent work on fingerprinting and the origins of surveillance culture in the United States and on pixel politics and satellite interpretation in the Syrian war. Fiona Greenland is the author of Ruling Culture: Art Police, Tomb Robbers, and the Rise of Cultural Power in Italy (2021).
Articles discussed in this episode:
Greenland, F. (2022). Fingerprinting, civil codes, and the origins of surveillance culture in the United States. American Journal of Cultural Sociology.
Greenland, F. (2022). Pixel politics and satellite interpretation in the Syrian war. Media, Culture & Society.
© Tereza Østbø Kuldova, 2022
Produced with the financial support of The Research Council of Norway under project no. 313626 – Algorithmic Governance and Cultures of Policing: Comparative Perspectives from Norway, India, Brazil, Russia, and South Africa (AGOPOL), and under project project no. 313004 – Luxury, Corruption and Global Ethics: Towards a Critical Cultural Theory of the Moral Economy of Fraud (LUXCORE).
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