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Risking Speech


Free Speech Law

An afternoon masterclass exploring legal and philosophical arguments on the role of free speech in liberal democratic societies and providing an introduction to US, UK and European Court of Human Rights free speech jurisprudence. The event is aimed at anthropologists and other interested researchers - no previous legal knowledge required.

Places at this event are limited. Please email if you would like to attend, with details of which event/s and your department affiliation. 


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James Weinstein (Amelia Lewis Professor of Constitutional Law, Arizona State University):  Free Speech and Liberal Democracy; US free speech law




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Jacob Rowbottom (Associate Professor of Law, Oxford): UK free speech law




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Ivan Hare (Blackstone Chambers): European Court of Human Rights Free Speech Jurisprudence





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John Bell (Professor of Law, Cambridge): The challenges of comparative law


Monday, 10 October, 2016 - 09:00 to 12:00
Contact name: 
Candie Furber
Contact phone: 
01223 746623