Timothy Garton Ash delivers the fifth annual Cara ‘Science and Civilisation’ lecture at the Royal Society. The lecture outlines the principles of Free Speech Debate, with a particular regard to the situation in universities. The series takes its name from the lecture given by Albert Einstein at the Royal Albert Hall in 1933.
O.T. Jones argues that the Ukrainian state should not restrict open historical debate but use its 'expressive' powers to foster a nuanced understanding of the past.
Only 17% of rural India has internet access. But citizen journalism is giving voice to minorities says Arpita Biswas.
Helen Haft explains how the Orthodox Church has eroded freedom of the media and lobbied for the 2013 law against offending religious feelings.
Timothy Garton Ash discusses the importance of and whether we are losing the media for democracy at the General Editors Network Summit 2017 in Vienna.
Iginio Gagliardone explores the surprising technopolitics of two competing visions of the internet, US and Chinese, in Ethiopia.
Eric Heinze argues that it is contradictory to the principles of free speech to criticise the Israeli ambassador to Britain online and then no-platform him at a university talk.
Boycotts betray free enquiry, but Viktor Orbán’s moves against the Central European University at least make them worth debating, says Eric Heinze
A seminar run by the University of Oxford's Middle East Centre and Free Speech Debate on Free Expression in the Gulf, with Maryam al-Khawaja (Gulf Centre for Human Rights), Toby Matthieson (St. Anthony's College) and Nicholas McGeehan (Middle East Researcher, Human Rights Watch). Chaired by Timothy Garton Ash