The History of Press Freedom in Hong Kong, Britain and the Empire/Commonwealth

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Date(s) - 20 June
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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University of Bristol

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Workshop – The History of Press Freedom in Hong Kong, Britain and the Empire/Commonwealth

Hong Kong History Project, University of Bristol, 20 June 2016

Venue – Room G77a, Arts Complex (enter at 3/5 Woodland Road), University of Bristol

9.30am-11am – Session 1

Martin Hewitt, University of Huddersfield – Press Freedom and Regulation in C19th Britain

Simon Potter, UoB – Press Freedom and Regulation in the British Empire and Commonwealth

11am-11.30am – Coffee

11.30am-1pm – Session 2

Su Lin Lewis, UoB – Connected Publics: Syndication Networks and Roving Editors in Penang, Hong Kong, and Colombo c.1920-1940

Cherian George, Hong Kong Baptist University – Legacies of Colonial-era Legislation on Freedom of Expression and Communal Tensions

1pm-2pm – Lunch

2pm-3.30pm – Session 3

Michael Ng, University of Hong Kong – Rule of Law in Hong Kong History Demystified: Student Umbrella Movement of 1919

Vaudine England, Hong Kong History Project, UoB – From Punch to Panda-Monium: what Spikes Satire?

3.30pm-4pm – Tea

4pm-5pm – Roundtable

Mark Hampton (Lingnan University), Robert Bickers (UoB), Sabrina Fairchild (UoB)

There is no charge to attend, but please register by emailing Laura Lanceley – laura.lanceley@bristol.ac.uk, mentioning any dietary or access requirements.