Press Freedom Workshop

The History of Press Freedom in Hong Kong, Britain and the Empire/Commonwealth

 University of Bristol | 20 June 2016
Venue: Room G77A, Arts Complex (enter at 3/5 Woodland Road), University of Bristol 

9.30am-11am – Session 1:
Martin Hewitt, University of Huddersfield – Press Freedom and Regulation in C19th Britain

Simon Potter, UoB – Press Freedom and Regulation in the British Empire and Commonwealth

 11am-11.30am – Coffee

 11.30am-1pm – Session 2:
Su Lin Lewis, UoB – Connected Publics: Syndication Networks and Roving Editors in Penang, Hong Kong, and Colombo c.1920-1940

Cherian George, Hong Kong Baptist University – Legacies of Colonial-era Legislation on Freedom of Expression and Communal Tensions

 1pm-2pm – Lunch

 2pm-3.30pm – Session 3:
Michael Ng, University of Hong Kong – Rule of Law in Hong Kong History Demystified: Student Umbrella Movement of 1919

Vaudine England, Hong Kong History Project, UoB – From Punch to Panda-Monium: what Spikes Satire?

 3.30pm-4pm – Tea

 4pm-5pm – Roundtable

Mark Hampton (Lingnan University), Robert Bickers (UoB), Sabrina Fairchild (UoB)

There is no charge to attend, but please register by emailing Laura Lanceley – laura [dot] lanceley [at] bristol [dot] ac [dot] uk, mentioning any dietary or access requirements.