Video: The Power of the Microblogs – What is the Significance of Ai Weiwei and other Net Activists for Freedom of Speech in China?
February 6, 2012 Leave a comment
THE VIDEO OF THE TALK DESCRIBED BELOW CAN BE SEEN BELOW AND HERE
I will take part in a panel discussion on net activism at Kulturhuset in Stockholm at 1900 on March 13, 2012. This panel is part of a series of events in connection with the Ai Weiwei exhibition at Magasin 3.
Tuesday March 13
The Power of the Microblogs – What is the Significance of Ai Weiwei and other Net Activists for Freedom of Speech in China?
Michael Anti (Zhao Jing), Chinese journalist, blogger and net acitivist currently at Harvard University.
Marina Svensson, Sinologist and China expert at Lund University with focus on human rights, justice and the Chinese media.
Christian Christensen, Professor at the Department of Media and Communication Studies at Uppsala University.
Moderator: Ulrika K. Engström, Swedish PEN and Enact consulting firm, where she works with sustainable strategies for business development with focus on China and human rights.
Venue: Kulturhuset/Hotade ord, Café Panorama, Sergels Torg, 7 pm.
In collaboration with Swedish PEN. In English.