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Opening up 'Illiberal' Regimes: do media and communications matter?

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Speaker(s): Professor Mary Kaldor, Dr Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Rita Payne, Dr Maung Zarni
Chair: Professor Lord Giddens

Recorded on 19 May 2009 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Even in closed authoritarian systems, or 'illiberal' regimes, spaces exist for civil society activity, debate, and networking. Accelerated by globalisation, this process is enabled by diverse actors using traditional and new communications tools, often challenging the status quo.

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