Keynote 2The debate on multiculturalism and offensive speech is a burning topic in Europe right now, affecting everything from politics to literature. In this keynote address Ian Buruma will touch upon the Danish cartoons that depicted the Islamic prophet Muhammad, the prosecution of Geert Wilders and the debate that could tear Europe apart.
Freedom of Speech: Should there be limits? With Ian Buruma
Ian Buruma is a wonderful, living compendium on the issues around democracy, human rights and cultural modernity. A successful author, he now writes on a broad range of political and cultural subjects for major publications, most frequently for The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Financial Times, and The Guardian.
Proudly supported by La Trobe University
Date: 21 Aug 2009
Time: 9.30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: Melbourne Town Hall
|Cost:|| $26.00 full $23.00 concession until August 1 || |
| || $30.00 full $27.00 concession from August 2 |