The 15th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute is taking place from Monday 24 June to Friday 5 July 2013 at the University of Oxford. The institute brings together young scholars and regulators from around the world for two weeks to discuss important recent trends in technology, international politics and development and its influence on media policy.
Wednesday, 30 January, 2013 - 16:30 - Wednesday, 27 February, 2013 - 18:00
Oxford Internet Institute
The Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) at the University of Oxford and the Centre for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of Pennsylvania have recently received a grant from the Carnegie Corporation to conduct and promote research on the role of ICTs in governance and state-building in Africa, with a particular focus on Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
The 5th annual International Rounds in Oxford of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition took place from 21 - 24 March, 2012. The Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy welcomed 33 teams from 18 countries to Oxford to the largest competition yet. Participants argues a highly relevant case about anonymity online and national security in front of 70 judges originating from 21 different countries themselves. Countries represented included India, Kenya, Ukraine, China, Greece, Georgia, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, Bosnia, Latvia and Belgium among others.
The Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford and the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania are pleased to host the 14th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute
This seminar series explores the role the media play as political actors in developing countries and fragile states. It gathers scholars from a variety of disciplines to examine how old and new media are used to support different political agenda: from foreign countries trying to win the hearts and minds of a local population to local governments aiming at increasing their ability to communicate with, but also exercise control over, their citizens.
The South Asia Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition were held in Delhi India from 15-18 December 2011. Twenty-seven teams participated and the National Law University, Delhi emerged as the winner after a tightly contested final round with the National Law School, Bangalore. The top four teams, which also include the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata and NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, have qualified to participate in the International Rounds of the Price Media Law Moot Court that will be held in Oxford in March 2012.
The National Rounds in Afghanistan of the Price Media Law Moot Court have just completed their first year. In September 2011, law students from across Afghanistan passionately argued legal positions; they presented on freedom of expression, limits on government control of the media and the public right to know.