Advocacy, Governance, Media, Public policy, Technology

    

Organized by the Center for Media and Communication Studies (CMCS) at the Central European University (CEU); the Center for Global ommunication Studies (CGCS) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania

Additional funding support was provided by the Independent Journalism Program of the Open Society Foundations.

Course date

6 July - 12 July, 2014
Application for this course is closed.
Course Director(s): 

Susan Abbott

Cross-Pollinate Consulting Solutions, Denver, USA

Kate Coyer

Center for Media, Data and Society at SPP of CEU, Budapest, Hungary

Monroe Price

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, US /Center for Media, Data and Society at SPP of CEU, Budapest, Hungary
Course Faculty: 

Renata Avila

World Wide Web Foundation, Web We Want Initiative, Washington D. C., USA

Joan Barata Mir

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Ellery Biddle

Global Voices Advocacy

Tamas Bodoky

Atlatszo.hu , Budapest, Hungary

Marius Dragomir

Center for Media, Data and Society at SPP of CEU, Budapest, Hungary

Amer Dzihana

Internews Bosnia

Laurent Giacobino

Consultant

Philip Howard

Center for Media, Data and Society at SPP of CEU, Budapest, Hungary

Djordje Krivokapic

SHARE Foundation

Gina Neff

Center for Media, Data and Society at SPP of CEU, Budapest

Lisa Quinn

Open Society Institute, Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative, Budapest, Hungary

Sejal Parmar

Department of Legal Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Ben Wagner

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, US

Eoin Young

International Centre for Policy Advocacy, Potsdam, Germany
Course Coordinator: 

Eva Bognar

Center for Media, Data and Society at SPP of CEU, Budapest, Hungary

Laura Schwartz-Henderson

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA
This intensive summer course brings together a broadly international group of researchers, policy advocates, technologists and human rights activists to gain new insights into the role which civil society can play in advocating for a free and open internet. Sessions will highlight the potential of technology and online tools for mobilizing and organizing constituencies in support of an open Internet and for enhancing the security and privacy of online communication. 
 
This 2014 Course will focus on:
 
  • Internet law and policy
  • Freedom of expression and open internet advocacy strategies
  • Tools for digital security and privacy
  • Human rights and communication policy
Past faculty have come from: Witness, Human Rights Watch, OSCE, Privacy International, Center for Democracy and Technology, OSF, Tactical Technology Collective, Global Voices Online, Center for Internet and Society, Hivos, International Center for Policy Advocacy, Internews, Creative Commons, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Transparency International, Open Technology Initiative, Tor Project, Berkman Center.