Free Expression and National Interests: The Case of China

Free Expression and National Interests: The Case of China

Podcast (1:05:50)

Thursday April 11, 2019 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ryerson University
Room 103, Rogers Communications Centre
80 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario

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As U.S. cultural influence slips, China is ramping up its use of cultural, educational and diplomatic initiatives to influence and control expression and its image in Canada and elsewhere.

Join a panel of experts to explore current Chinese government initiatives to shape the public narrative about China. What impact is this having on Canadians and free expression?


Cheuk Kwan, Past Chair, Toronto Association for Democracy in China

Sanjay Ruparelia, Jarislowsky Democracy Chair, Ryerson University 

Jan Wong, Associate Professor of Journalism, St. Thomas University, Fredericton; award-winning journalist and best-selling author


Lisa Taylor, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Ryerson University; lawyer and award-winning Journalist


This is a free event and no registration is required.

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