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18:15 - 19:45 3 December 2018

Digital Democracy: brave new world or bubble and hype?


Council Room | Rubin Building (link Map)
29–30 Tavistock Square | London | WC1 | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed

Speaker information

Areeq Chowdhury, Chief Executive, Webroots Democracy
Joe Mitchell, Coordinator, Democracy Club
Mevan Babaker, Head of Automated Factchecking, FullFact
Alan Renwick, Chair

Digital campaigning has received a bad press recently. But the internet also has huge potential to engage and mobilise people, and enable them to be more active citizens. This seminar brings together three leading figures from new democracy organisations to talk about ways in which technology can enhance democratic participation, and also about some of its limitations.


Edd Rowe
+44 (0) 20 7679 4977 | e.rowe@ucl.ac.uk


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