Internet and democratic change - Main session

Welcome
Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Director General, Sida
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Introduction
Marcin de Kaminski, The Julia Group
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New Media in the New World of the 21st Century
Scott Lucas, Professor, Birmingham University, (UK)
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Internet surveillance, censorship, and avenues of resistance with anonymity
Jacob Appelbaum, Researcher and Hacker, The Tor Project (USA)
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Revolutions from the couch
Stephan Urbach, Hacktivist, Telecomix (Germany)
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Virtual Activism, Real Change: Women & Democratic Transition in the Middle East
Mahnaz Afkhami, Founder and President, Women’s Learning Partnership, WLP
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Egypt: Popular uprising or Internet revolution?
Salma Said, Political blogger (Egypt)
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Syria: ICT and the revolution: A grassroots movement case
Hamza Fakhr, Activist (Syria)
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Closing remarks
Hanna Hellquist, State secretary , Ministry for Foreign Affairs
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In the crossroads between traditional journalism and social media
Dima Khatib and Sultan al-Quassemi
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