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Our Beeb - Book Launch and Drinks Reception

Limited space is available for an evening with some of the country's top experts and influential thinkers on the BBC.

Ellie Mae O'Hagan
25 November 2016
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Limited places are available for a launch, panel discussion and drinks reception for the newly-published, Rethinking the BBC: Public Media in the 21st Century, which is a collection of some of the best work published by openDemocracy's project ourBeeb over the last few years.Featuring panellists Owen Jones, Fiona Chesterson, and Des Freedman, the event will ask how a vast establishment media institution like the BBC can respond to recent political events; what is its role and future in this dramatically changing world?Rethinking the BBC brings together contributions from the political activists and theorists, including Mariana Mazzucato, Anthony Barnett, Michael Gardiner, and Aaron Bastani; cultural figures including Brian Eno, Philip Pullman and Ian McEwan; and broadcasters and journalists including George Monbiot, Sarah O’Connell, Meirion Jones and Lis Howell.

When: 29 November 2016, 6.30pm

Where: 71A Leonard St, London EC2A 4QS UK

Places for this event are very limited. RSVP to [email protected] to secure yours.

Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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