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Workshop: Human Rights and Media

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Seminar Room 2 (Hugh Fraser)

Wolfson Medical School Building

University of Glasgow, University Avenue

Glasgow

G12

United Kingdom

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Human Rights and Media

18th April 2016, 9.30am - 5.00pm

Sir Hugh Fraser Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical School Building, University of Glasgow

Organised by Glasgow Human Rights Network and Policy Scotland

This workshop and roundtable event brings together academics and professionals engaged in human rights related work to exchange thoughts on the role of media in human rights debates.

What to expect:

Leading speakers with insights in key human rights debates:

  1. EU Refugee Crisis and Media
  2. LGBT+ Human Rights and Media
  3. Reproductive Rights and Media
  4. Racism, Politics and Media

Two open roundtable debates

Speakers:

  1. Dr Emma Briant, Lecturer in Journalism Studies, University of Sheffield
  2. David Torrance, author, broadcaster and columnist for The Herald newspaper, Scotland
  3. Rachel Krys, Communications Director, Equally Ours, London
  4. Dr Mari K. Niemi, senior researcher, freelance journalist and Academic of the Year (2015 Finland), University of Turku

Workshop convened by Dr Anthony Ridge-Newman and Beth Pearson, University of Glasgow

Funded by Glasgow Human Rights Network and Glasgow Knowledge Exchange Fund.

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Location

Seminar Room 2 (Hugh Fraser)

Wolfson Medical School Building

University of Glasgow, University Avenue

Glasgow

G12

United Kingdom

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