Booklaunch: Counterspeech – Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Countering Dangerous Speech

Date: 29 Feb 2024 17:00 – 19:00 Location: Online & Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge Register Future Free Speech have contributed with a chapter: Reimagining the Current Regulatory Framework to Online Hate Speech: Why Making Way for Alternative Methods is Paramount for Free Speech By Jacob Mchangama and Natalie Alkiviadou  Book […]

Counter Speech Trainings

WHAT The Future of Free Speech Project (FFS) cordially invites you to register for our forthcoming (November 2023) training sessions on our new counter-speech toolkit developed in cooperation with the Dangerous Speech Project. Experts will offer insights into the meaning, role and use of counter-speech. counter-speech toolkit The trainings are primarily targeted for civil society […]

Symposium on AI, Free Speech, and Human Rights – Key Takeaways

On October 12 and 13, 2023, The Future of Free Speech (FFS) and Vanderbilt University brought together in Nashville, TN, thought leaders, researchers, activists, and industry professionals from around the world to discuss the implications of emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology for freedom of expression and access to information. The event’s title was Symposium on […]

The National Constitution Center’s First Amendment Summit

On Sept. 13, 2023, the National Constitution Center, in partnership with a coalition of leading free speech organizations, convened a National First Amendment Summit to discuss increasing threats to freedom of expression and to celebrate the opening of the Center’s new First Amendment gallery. During the two-and-one-half-hour event, author and free-speech advocate Salman Rushdie engaged […]

Symposium on AI, Free Speech and Human Rights

Oct. 12-13, 2023  |  Nashville, TN The Future of Free Speech Project and Vanderbilt University will host an event to explore the dynamic intersection of generative AI, free speech and human rights within the rapidly evolving landscape of artificial intelligence advancements. Sing up for online participation About the Symposium The Future of Free Speech Project […]

European Media Freedom Act: A novel set of rules to protect media pluralism and independence in the EU

Start: Wednesday, May 31, 2023• 3:00 PM European Parliament, Room ANTALL 6Q2• Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels, 1047 BE Independent media are a public watchdog, and free media are a key pillar of every democracy. They are crucial in forming a public sphere, shaping public opinion and holding those in power to account. The European Media Freedom Act (EMFA) […]