Free Expression in a Time of Uncertainty – A European Perspective

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September 18 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm

Frans Timmermans will discuss ongoing challenges to freedom of expression in Europe and how to tackle them. This talk is particularly timely given moves against freedom of expression and the media in Hungary, Poland and Turkey, as well as worries about dis/misinformation campaigns throughout Europe.

As First Vice-President of the European Commission, Frans Timmermans is responsible for Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights.

With:

Frans Timmermans
First Vice-President of the EU Commission

In conversation with

Anya Schiffrin
Director, SIPA’s Technology, Media, and Communications
Specialization (TMaC)

Opening remarks by

Adam Tooze
Director of the European Institute

Where: Room 1501, International Affairs Building, Columbia University.

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Details

Date:
September 18
Time:
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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Website:
http://europe.columbia.edu/events/free-expression-time-uncertainty-european-perspective/

Venue

The European Institute at Columbia University
420 W 118th St #1205
New York City, United States
Phone:
212-854-4618

Organizer

The European Institute at Columbia University
Phone:
212-854-4618