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Saturday, August 10 • 2:55pm - 3:55pm
Freedom of Expression versus anti-Semitism: A Case for Censorship?

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Location: Room 152
Freedom of expression is commonly understood as a pivotal human right and, particularly in Western democracies, one that is often protected at the cost of many other societal values. This can have interesting and problematic consequences when faced with anti-Semitic expression. This seminar will discuss the balance between expression and censorship, both in theory and practice, in seeking to understand how best to respond to anti-Semitic expression in the 21st Century.

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Liora Bercovitch

Liora has spent her entire 21 years involved as a member of the Christchurch Hebrew Congregation. She is in her final semester of a LLB(Hons) & BA majoring in Political Science. Liora was involved with Habonim Dror as both a chanicha and madricha, including working as Rosh South Island... Read More →

Saturday August 10, 2013 2:55pm - 3:55pm PDT