Launch of the report ‘Glasnost! Nine ways Facebook can make itself a better forum for free speech and democracy’

Join us at the Bonavero Institute of Human rights on the 28th February for the launch of an Oxford-Stanford report on Facebook, free speech and democracy.

Join us at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights in Oxford for the launch of the report, ‘GLASNOST! Nine ways Facebook can make itself a better forum for free speech and democracy’, co-authored by our director Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies at the University of Oxford, Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University,  Robert Gorwa, DPhil candidate in the Department of Politics and International Relations , University of Oxford and Danaë Metaxa, PhD candidate in Computer Science and McCoy Center for Ethics in Society, Fellow at Stanford University. The discussion will be followed by a drinks reception.

Date: 28 Feb 2019, 5.00 pm to 6.45 pm

Venue: Bonavero Institute of Human Rights – Sir Jospeh Hotung Auditorium, Oxford

Chair: Professor Kate O’Regan, Director, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights

Speakers:

Timothy Garton Ash, Professor of European Studies, University of Oxford, Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford, Senior Fellow Hoover Institution, Stanford University &  Report Author

Andy O’Connell, Head of Content Distribution and Algorithm Policy, Facebook

David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, and Clinical Professor of Law at University of California, Irvine.

Raegan MacDonald, Head of EU Public Policy, Mozilla Foundation

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