Workshop 2

Surveillance, Technology and Policing: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Welcome and opening comments made by Professor Nick Fyfe, Director, SIPR, and Dr Anja Johansen, University of Dundee

Welcome and Opening Comments


Session 1 Chair: Professor Nick Fyfe

  • Professor Paul Knepper (Sheffield University):

Secret Knowledge and the Threat of International Crime in the Interwar Era


  •  Professor Jim Fraser (Strathclyde University):

Use of Forensic Science in the Investigation of Crime



Session One Discussion


Session 2 Chair: Dr Murray Frame

  • Dr Chris Williams (Open University):

The Arrival of the Computer in the UK Criminal Justice System, 1955-1975



  • DCC Gordon Scobbie (Tayside Police):

Digital is the New Normal



Session Two Discussion