Tue, 10 Dec | Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort

Free Speech in the Modern Era

Panel discussion over dinner, in conjunction with Human Rights Day 2019!
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Free Speech in the Modern Era

Time & Location

10 Dec 2019, 7:00 pm
Bukit Kiara Equestrian & Country Resort , kt. Kiara Resort BerhadJln. Bkt. Kiara, Off Jalan Damansara, Bukit Kiara Equestrian, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

About the Event

In conjunction with Human Rights Day 2019, LSE Alumni Society of Malaysia will be hosting a panel discussion over dinner entitled Free Speech in the Modern Era!

Recent years have seen the rise of nationalism and authoritarian governments powered by the proliferation of fake news and fear-mongering rhetoric, in stark contrast to the trends of cultural globalization. These represent both sides of the same coin - our modern era shaped and defined by information technology and social media. We discuss the effects such an environment has on free speech and the potential ramifications thereof, with references to topical issues such as the Hong Kong demonstrations and the recent repeal of our own Anti-Fake News Act 2018.

 

Event details are as below:

  • Date - Tuesday, 10 December 2019 
  • Time - 7:00PM networking reception | 7:45PM dinner | 8:10PM opening remarks and panel discussion  
  • Venue - Berjaya Room, Bukit Kiara Equestrian Club, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ticket prices - RM50 per pax for members / RM100 per pax for non-members

To RSVP, kindly select the tickets you need from below and fill out the registration form when you checkout. Members of LSEASM tickets need to provide the name of the ticket holder when filling up the registration form.

See you soon!

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