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India’s Civil Liberties Crisis: Of Bans, Blocks, Bullying and Biometrics

March 28, 2013
12:00PM - 01:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 500

In this talk, I will give an overview of the strands of discord that are forming the fabric of India’s latest crisis of democracy. I will unpack some of the rhetoric behind the government’s drive to grasp the individual, and make the citizen visible to the state in an unprecedented manner. I will also discuss my experiences working with civil society in India, and the tools and techniques used to engage with policy formation and to adapt to the future of advocacy.

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Monitoring and Evaluation of Media Programs in Conflict Affected Regions

March 12, 2013
09:00AM - 05:00PM

This one-day workshop, Monitoring and Evaluation of Media Programs in Conflict Affected Regions, will take place at the United States Institute of Peace on March 12, 2013 from 9am until 5pm. The workshop evolves from a growing recognition that while evaluation is increasingly considered critical to media initiatives across the board, there are important and ongoing debates about how to assess the value of media interventions in conflict countries and the factors that lead to their success or failure.

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