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Power, Privacy, and the Internet

The New York Review of Books

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM - Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 3:30 PM

New York, NY

Power, Privacy, and the Internet

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Wednesday, October 30

Panel I 2:00–3:30

Governments, Corporations and Hackers: The Internet and Threats to the Privacy and Dignity of the Citizen.

Chair: Eric Klinenberg, Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge, New York University
James Bamford, Author and Expert on the National Security Agency
Alice Marwick, Professor of Communications at Fordham University 
Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Panel II 4:00–5:30

The Internet and the Future of the Press

Chair: Robert Silvers, Editor, The New York Review of Books
Nicholas Lemann, Professor and former Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia; Staff Writer at the New Yorker
Michael Massing, Contributing Editor at The Columbia Journalism Review
Michael Schudson, Professor at The Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia 

Thursday, October 31

Panel III 9:30–11:00

The Internet, Repression, and Dissent

Chair: Suzanne Nossel Executive Director, PEN American Center, New York
Perry Link, Professor Comparative Literature at the University of California, Riverside, on China
Amy Knight, Historian, on Russia
Wen Yunchao, Chinese writer and Internet activist

Panel IV, 11:15-12:45

The Internet, the Book, the University, and the Library

Chair: Robert Silvers, Editor, The New York Review of Books
Robert Darnton, Professor of History at Harvard, and Librarian of Harvard
Anthony Grafton, Professor of History at Princeton

Panel V, 1:45–3:15

The Internet, the Economy, and Production

Chair: Philip Howard, Chair,Common Good
Jeff Madrick, Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, New York; Editor of Challenge Magazine Morten Kyng, Professor of Computer Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Simon Head, Senior Fellow, Institute for Public Knowledge, New York University; St Antony's College, Oxford; Director of Programs, The New York Review Of Books Foundation.

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Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM - Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 3:30 PM


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