The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) cordially invites you to a lecture which explores an aspect of “Ethical Foundation” as a value in the university’s mission statement. A sense of history: media, academic and artistic freedom two decades into democracy Date: Thursday, 6 November 2014. Time: 17:30 for 18:00 Venue: FADA Gallery University of Johannesburg Bunting Road Campus RSVP: Cameron Smit on [email protected] or 011 559 1098 by no later than Monday 3 November. Jane Duncan is a Professor in the Department of Journalism, Film and Television. Before that, she held a Chair in Media and the Information Society at Rhodes University. Before moving into academia, she had a background in civil society, having worked for the Freedom of Expression Institute from 1994 to 2009. She served as the Institute’s Executive Director from 2002. She has also worked in the community arts sector, including at the Afrika Cultural Centre and the Funda Centre. She has three postgraduate degrees, and has written widely on freedom of expression, the right to privacy, social movements and the right to protest, and media policy. She is author of The rise of the securocrats (Jacana, October 2014). She has a monthly column for the South African Civil Society Information Service and writes regularly for the media.
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