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#Studio202X Public Opinion, Digital Freedom & Suppression

With the globally increasing use of social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Weibo, the public sphere has expanded into the digital space. In the context of the corona-crisis and the according limitations of public space, social media gain new meaning as catalysts for social debate and protest culture. What kind of chances and risks does the shift of social discourse into the digital space involve for democratic culture?

Moderator Daisuke Tsuda's guests are Anastasia Kavada (Reader in Media and Politics, School of Media and Communication, University of Westminster), Yoshitaka Mouri (Sociologist and Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts), and Yik Mo Wong (Activist, Demosisto, Hong Kong).

#Studio202X Season 2 Part 3 will be broadcast in cooperation between Goethe-Institut Tokyo and Goethe-Institut Hongkong.

Friday, June 19, 10 pm – 12 pm JST / 9 pm – 11 pm HKT / 3 pm to 5 pm CET
English: facebook.com/goethe.institut.tokyo / facebook.com/goetheinstitut.hongkong
Japanese: twitter.com/GI_Tokyo

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