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Snowden, Surveillance, and the Pentagon Papers

January 23, 2014
07:00PM - 08:30PM

Cardozo Law School

The debate over how to characterize Edward Snowden continues to haunt American political discussion. Should he be prosecuted as a traitor or venerated as an admirable whistle blower or both?

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CGCS Visiting Scholar Welcome Event and Informal Discussion

January 30, 2014
12:00PM - 01:00PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

Please join us to welcome CGCS’s visiting scholars to the Annenberg community and engage in an informal discussion. The scholars will be presenting their research interests, areas for potential collaborations, and pertinent media policy issues relevant to their regions and areas of expertise.

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The Global War for Internet Governance

February 12, 2014
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

Laura DeNardis explains how the Internet is currently governed, particularly through the sinews of power that exist in technical architecture and new global institutions, and presents several brewing Internet governance controversies that will affect the future of economic and expressive liberty.

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Projecting the Family-Nation Globally: A (Re)Analysis of CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala

February 20, 2014
12:00PM - 01:15PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

Zhongdan Pan, Professor of Communication Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, provides a re-analysis of CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala.

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Constancy and Change in Freedom of Expression Discourse

February 21, 2014
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

Monroe Price will explore certain concepts that have preoccupied him in recent years in thinking about the organization and regulation of expression (particularly across borders).

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The Third Man Theme Revisited: Foreign Policies of the Internet in a time of Surveillance and Disclosure

March 30, 2014 - April 1, 2014

Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

Rather than looking backward, the 2014 Milton Wolf Seminar will look forward, exploring a range of potential diplomatic and regulatory solutions to evolving issues of surveillance and disclosure, or what we call foreign policies of the Internet. Discussions will focus particularly on how non-Western countries are developing their own Internet foreign policy strategies and how these are shaping the evolving global Internet. Panels will explore the role of diplomats, international organizations, the private sector, civil society and the press in influencing internet governance.

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2014 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute

June 30, 2014 - July 11, 2014

The University of Oxford

The Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania and the Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford (PCMLP) are pleased to hold the 16th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, from Monday, June 30 to Friday, July 11, 2014 at the University of Oxford.

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Advocacy, Activism and the Internet: Communication Policy for Social Change

July 6, 2014 - July 12, 2014

Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

The Center for Media and Communication Studies and the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication will convene a week summer intensive program at CEU from July 6-12.

This intensive summer course brings together a broadly international group of researchers, policy advocates, technologists and human rights activists to gain new insights into the role which civil society can play in advocating for a free and open internet. Sessions will highlight the potential of technology and online tools for mobilizing and organizing constituencies in support of an open Internet and for enhancing the security and privacy of online communication.

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Annenberg-Renmin Summer Workshop 2014

July 14, 2014 - July 18, 2014

This 5-day workshop will introduce methodologies and applications that equip communication scholars with the tools to pursue research in the Big Data era. Applicants should be doctoral students or young scholars, who have some relevant research experience in the field of big data and social networking, and have a good command of English.

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Beyond NETmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem: A Book Release at the Internet Governance Forum

September 1, 2014
09:00AM - 06:30PM

Lütfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center

CGCS launches its latest IPO publication: “Beyond NETmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem” at this IGF pre-event.

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