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2014 Annenberg and Central European University Summer Program on Internet Governance, Civil Society and Public Policy Advocacy


July 6, 2014-July 12, 2014
Central European University
Budapest, BudapestHungary
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The Center for Media and Communication Studies and the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication will convene a week summer intensive program at CEU from July 6-12.

This intensive summer course brings together a broadly international group of researchers, policy advocates, technologists and human rights activists to gain new insights into the role which civil society can play in advocating for a free and open internet. Sessions will highlight the potential of technology and online tools for mobilizing and organizing constituencies in support of an open Internet and for enhancing the security and privacy of online communication.

This 2014 Course will focus on:

– Internet law and policy
– Freedom of expression and open internet advocacy strategies
– Tools for digital security and privacy
– Human rights and communication policy

Past faculty have come from: Witness, Human Rights Watch, OSCE, Privacy International, Center for Democracy and Technology, OSF, Tactical Technology Collective, Global Voices Online, Center for Internet and Society, Hivos, International Center for Policy Advocacy, Internews, Creative Commons, Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, Transparency International, Open Technology Initiative, Tor Project, Berkman Center

This year, the Internet Policy Observatory (IPO) will be offering two scholarships for outstanding applicants. For questions about the program or the IPO scholarships, please email Laura Schwartz- Henderson at lsh@asc.upenn.edu.

The application deadline is April 2, 2014. For more information please go to:  http://sun.ceu.hu/advocacy-2014