Sapere Aude: Freedom of Speech, Media and Society

Oxford, 28 January - 1 February 2019

The seminar “Sapere Aude: Freedom of Speech, Media and Society” organised by the Association of Schools of Political Studies in collaboration with the European Studies Centre and St. Antony’s College was held in Oxford on 28 January - 1 February 2019. The seminar was attended by 76 young journalists, editors and media-managers from Georgia, Kazakhstan, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine.

During five working days participants discussed topics relating to the freedom of speech and the media, including:, Journalism, Desinformation and Propaganda, Old and New Media, Cross-border Journalism, Journalism under Pressure, Censorship versus Self-Censorship and many others. 

Programme

Videos:

Edward Lucas. The New Cold War and How to Win It
Christian Caryl. The Coming Reign of Data
Anne Applebaum. Disinformation and Propaganda in the 21st Century
Anders Paalzow. Economics and the Rule of Law
Miguel Beltran de Felipe. Constitutions: What They Are and How to Use Them
Quentin Peel. Media Old and New: Can We Put Old Wine in New Bottles
Ingeborg Eliassen. Cross-Border Journalism in Europe
David Ensor. Journalism under Outside Pressure – Then and Now
Natalie Nougayrède. Why 2019 is a Key Year for Europe
Alvydas Nikžentaitis. Historical Politics and Culture of Memory in Russia: a Detached View
Mikhail Fishman. Elections: Timelapse Starting from 1996
Vadim Altskan. Preserving Historical Memory of Catastrophe