Who's afraid of Free Speech?

Wed 17 Jan 2018, 18:30 - 20:00

The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

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This event is part of the British Academy's season on Identities & Belonging

What should we be free to express about ourselves, other people, their religions, sexual orientations or views? Is Facebook a force for good or evil? How can we control such a private superpower anyway? Drawing on his latest book Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World, leading political writer, and winner of the British Academy’s 2017 Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding, Timothy Garton Ash will consider the challenges and opportunities for free speech in our time.

Professor Timothy Garton Ash
 Professor of European Studies, University of Oxford

Alan Jenkins Deputy Editor, The TLS 

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