Onora O’Neill Lecture

By Media Reform Coalition / Wednesday October 3, 2012 Read More
On Tues November 13th 2012, 6.30-8PM, Dame Onora O’Neill will deliver a lecture at Goldsmiths for the Centre for the study of Global Media and Democracy on the subject of ‘Regulating for Communication’. O’Neill is Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University and former President of the British Academy. The lecture will be introduced by Pat Loughrey, Warden of Goldsmiths, with responses from Angela Phillips of Goldsmiths and one other speaker to be announced. The event will be chaired by Nick Couldry, Director of the Centre. This lecture marks ten years since her BBC Reith lectures in 2002 (published as A Question of Trust, Cambridge University Press) which highlighted to a wide public audience questions concerning the accountability of and trust in the media. She is one of world’s leading moral philosophers and has for two decades shown particular interest in the ethical and moral questions raised by media. She is also a member of the House of Lords and has contributed actively to debates around the UK’s recent Leveson Inquiry. The lecture is open to all, and will be followed by a drinks reception. Places will be limited:  to ensure a place, please email Sebastian Kubitschko, s.kubitschko@gold.ac.uk When: Tuesday 13 November 6.30-8pm Where: Goldsmiths College, New Academic Building, Lower Ground 02