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UMC Nottingham - The Great Charter 2.0: Democracy for a Digital Age.

  • Lecture Room 2, Exchange Building Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham Nottingham NG7 2RD (map)

As part of our Unlock Magna Carta series, we're asking the citizens of Nottingham: how is democracy changing in the digital age?

Hosted together with Nottingham Speakers' Corner, this free public event will be exploring how democracy is developing in an age of mass communication. 

- How does the internet shape the way citizens think about politics?

- Can social media help to re-engage disillusioned voters?

- How do online platforms change our political dialogue?

- Do we need better online protection to enable all citizens to participate fully?

- Do we need a Magna Carta for the Internet?

We'll be hearing from Dr. Marianna Poberezhskaya, researching the role of new media in creating political discourse at Nottingham Trent University; Andrea Raimondi from the Italian Coalition for Civil Rights and Freedom and Jim Killock, Director of Open Rights Group.

They will be plenty of opportunity for debate and we will be crowdsourcing our own Charter for 2015. Come along and have your say!

The event is free to attend and open to all. Sign up now to secure your place!