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Global Freedom of Expression


Notable Past Events

15 May

Past Event 5:00pm-7:00pm EST / 420 W 118th Street, Room 707, , New York, NY 10027 USA

Turkey: A Paradigm Shift

Our Turkey Series continues with the fifth panel bringing together distinguished speakers to discuss the paradigm shift fueled by the latest local elections. On May…

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1 February

Past Event 6:00pm-8:00pm EST / International Affairs Building, SIPA, Room 1302 - 13th Fl, 420 118th St. , New York, NY 10027 USA

TURKEY: Teetering Towards Collapse

The “Turkey Series” continues with a fourth panel focusing on the recent social, economic and political developments in Turkey. As the local elections are fast…

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25 April

Past Event 6:15pm-9:00pm Eastern Standard / Rotunda, Low Memorial Library, 535 West 116th Street (between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue), New York, NY 10027 USA

Global Freedom of Expression Award Ceremony

The third biennial presentation of the Columbia Global Freedom of Expression Prizes will  be awarded on April 25th 2018 by President Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia University in…

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12 December

Past Event 6:00pm-8:00pm EST / World Room, 3rd Fl, Pulitzer Hall, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, 116th and Broadway, New York, New York 10027 United States

Turkey: Freedom of Expression in the Dock

The Turkish authorities’ relentless crackdown on freedom of expression and other human rights in Turkey has accelerated since the failed coup attempt of July 2016.…

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18 September

Past Event 6:00pm-8:00pm / ROOM 1501, School of International and Public Affairs, 420 West 118th st., New York, NY 10027 United States

Free Expression in a Time of Uncertainty – a European Perspective

Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the EU Commission, in conversation with Anya Schiffrin, Director of SIPA’s TMaC specialization. Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the EU…

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4 to 5 April

Past Event 9:00am-6:00pm EST / Faculty House, Columbia University, , New York, NY 10027

2016 Justice for Free Expression

The 2016 Justice for Free Expression Conference focused on the jurisprudence on freedom of expression in 2015. Participants reviewed exemplary cases and key decisions, compared…

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5 to 8 October

Past Event 9:00am-6:00pm / , , Port of Spain, Trinidad

IFEX Strategy Conference for Freedom of Expression Defenders

October 5-8, 2015 IFEX Strategy Conference and General Meeting in Trinidad will have over 170 participants from 70 different countries. Columbia Global Freedom of Expression will be represented by its Project Manager, Dr. Hawley Johnson, who will be presenting information about our initiative and promoting digital collaboration between freedom of expression defenders.

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10 to 11 March

Past Event 9:00am-6:30pm EST / Faculty Room, Low Library, Columbia University, New York, NY

Justice for Free Expression in 2014

The Justice for Free Expression conference focused on the jurisprudence on freedom of expression in 2014 around the world. Participants from over 40 countries have…

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