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Who's afraid of Free Speech?

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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.

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

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