Dmitry Muratov – Freedom of expression in focus
In 2021, Dmitry Muratov was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to safeguard freedom of expression. For decades, he has been editor-in-chief of the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, where he and his associates have conducted investigative journalism. Meet him in a conversation with journalist and author Ingrid Carlberg and philosopher and author Åsa Wikforss about freedom of expression, democracy and lasting peace.
Date: 27 September
Time: 15.00 – 16.00
Venue: The Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm’s Old Town. The conversation is being organised in collaboration with the Swedish Academy.
For further information: https://nobelprizemuseum.se/en/freedom-of-speech-in-focus/
Dmitry Muratov’s remarks will be interpreted from Russian to Swedish. Media representatives who want to listen to the conversation can apply to: email@example.com. The conversation will be free of charge for the media. Interviews must be pre-booked.
The conversation with Dimitry Muratov is one of several activities aimed at drawing attention to efforts to promote democracy and freedom of expression. In May, the Nobel Foundation and the US National Academy of Sciences organised a three-day conference in Washington DC about disinformation and its damaging impact on trust in science and democracy. In March 2023, the Swedish Academy also hosted a conference about today’s threats to freedom of expression and democracy, entitled “Thought and Truth under Pressure”.
Tawakkol Karman − Determination and change
In 2011, Tawakkol Karman was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in democratising Yemen. She will participate in a conversation at the Nobel Prize Museum about courage, determination and how injustice against an individual is an assault on all of humanity. The conversation will be moderated by the Carin Klaesson of the Nobel Prize Museum.
Date: 28 September
Time: 18.00 – 19.00
Venue: The Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm’s Old Town
For further information: https://nobelprizemuseum.se/en/determination-and-change-conversation-with-nobel-peace-prize-laureate-tawakkol-karman/
The conversation will be held in English. Media representatives who want to listen to the conversation can apply to: firstname.lastname@example.org. The conversation will be free of charge for the media. Interviews must be pre-booked.
Announcements of the 2023 Nobel Prizes
This year’s Nobel Prize will be announced between 2 and 9 October. All announcements will be live-streamed on the official digital channels of the Nobel Prize, and in-depth information about the prizes will be published on the official website www.nobelprize.org.
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