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Having Your Say Online: The People's Voice in Authoritarian Contexts

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

Mortara Building
Georgetown University
36th and N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057

The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
and
The Mortara Center for International Studies
present

Having Your Say Online
The People's Voice in Authoritarian Contexts
 

9:30 AM: Welcome & Introduction

                       Dr. Paula Newberg, Director, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, Georgetown University
                       Séverine Arsène, Yahoo! Fellow, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy,
                          Georgetown University

10:00 AM - 12:00PM:  Roundtable Discussion: Identities Online

    Moderator: Kathleen Reen, Vice President for Asia, Environment and Internet Initiatives, Internews

                        Sarah Kendzior, Washington University, St. Louis
                        Zeynep Tufekci, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
                        Courtney Radsch, Program Manager, Global Freedom of Expression Campaign,
                           Freedom House

12:00 PM - 12:45PM:  Lunch & Networking, Mortara Building

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Roundtable Discussion: Inequalities Online

   Moderator: Katharine Kendrick, Foreign Affairs Officer, Internet Freedom, U.S. Department of State

                       Emily Parker, Digital Diplomacy Advisor and Senior Fellow, New America Foundation
                       Katy E. Pearce, Adjunct Professor, Communications, Culture, and Technology
                            Georgetown University
                       Jillian York, Director for International Freedom of Expression,
                            Electronic Frontier Foundation
 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: Wrap Up

                       Ivan Sigal, Executive Director, Global Voices

3:30 PM - 3:35 PM: Concluding Remarks

                       Séverine Arsène, Yahoo! Fellow, Institute for the Study of Diplomacy,
                            Georgetown University

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