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Post-war Free Press and Creativity

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Post-war Free Press and Creativity

Time: December 1, 2013 from 11:15am to 3:45pm
Location: IWM North
Street: The Quays, Trafford Warf Road
City/Town: Manchester
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Redeye The Photography Network
Latest Activity: Oct 24, 2013

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In nations that have been torn apart by conflict or have been repressed by totalitarian dictatorships, how do the people establish a free and independent press? 
What part does credible public information and free expression play in rebuilding a country and preventing a return to violence?
How can people and organisations respond in a creative way to the destruction and brutality they have faced?
What can we, as nations, organisations and individuals do to help and support the development of a free press and creativity in these situations?

This one-day seminar, brought to you by Redeye and the IWM North, will seek to answer these questions through a series of talks and panel discussion. The day will feature presentations from Iraq-based photo agency Metrography, Manchester based social entrepreneur and researcher Ruth Daniel and journalist and journalism activist Aidan White.

For more information and to book tickets please visit the Redeye website 

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