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Picturing Politics: Surveillance

The issue of government surveillance has increasingly been in the public eye since the Guardian revelations about the level of data collected by the NSA and GCHQ. However, government surveillance of its citizens is not a new phenomenon. In the tenth Picturing Politics, Dr Rory Cormac examines a photograph taken in 1949 at a May Day demonstration and looks at what the placards in the photograph tell us about the politics of surveillance, both in 1949 and today.

Picturing Politics is a series of audio and video clips featuring academics commenting on the political significance of a diverse range of images. The series is intended to offer an invaluable insight into the many ways in which politics has been imagined – quite literally – throughout history, and also the ways in which images have been used to shape and influence our understanding of politics.

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