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Conference

Communicative democracy. Protecting, promoting and developing free speech in the digital era
Conference 6-7 October 2015

School of Business, Economics and Law , University of Gothenburg.

The conference is now over, but you can see the entire public event in the above film or bite size parts under the public event section.

Freedom of expression is a fundamental right and an essential part of democracy. The boundaries of and conditions for freedom of expression are constantly under debate. The scope of the conference "Communicative democracy. Protecting, promoting and developing free speech in the digital era" is to focus on the intersections between journalism and law. The theme is highly topical considering the 250th anniversary of the first Swedish Freedom of the Press Act, considered to be the oldest freedom of expression act in the world. The conference is part of the research project Marketdriven and democracydriven Freedom of expression. It is organized and sponsored by The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Science, Ragnar Söderberg Foundation, The Partnership Programme 2015, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg, Department of Law, University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Gothenburg.

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