You are invited to join us for the third event in the RMIT Centre for Urban Research’s bi-monthly Justice in the City seminar series. The Series has been designed to build a conversation and develop a community of researchers and practitioners in this interdisciplinary urban area. See the full listing of the 2015 Justice in the City seminars here.

Seminar 1: Just Encounters – Bodies, Spaces and Places

What is the relationship between surveillance, bodies, spaces and places? Has technology secured or invaded bodies, spaces and places in our cities? A panel of academics and practitioners will discuss examples of these ‘just encounters’ in practice.

Chair: Dr Marietta Martinovic, Justice and Legal Studies program, RMIT University


  • Dr Marietta Martinovic, Justice and Legal Studies program, RMIT University, discussing Electronic Monitoring Devices;
  • Samantha Spooner, Community Safety Coordinator, Knox City Council, discussing CCTV cameras; and

Third speaker to be confirmed.

Image by screenpunk via Flickr/CC BY-NC 2.0


Thursday 30 July, 12.30pm 1.30pm


RMIT City Campus, Building 8, level 8, room 24