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Speaker(s): Professor Sonia Livingstone, John Carr, Professor Robin Mansell
Chair: Professor Nick Couldry

Recorded on 11 February 2015 at Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Are children’s rights enhanced or undermined by access to the internet? Charters and manifestos for the digital age are proliferating, but where do children fit in?

Sonia Livingstone (@Livingstone_S) OBE is a Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE and Project Director of EU Kids Online.

John Carr (@johnc1912) is a member of the Executive Board of the UK Council on Child Internet Safety, the British Government's principal advisory body for online safety and security for children and young people.

Robin Mansell (@REMVAN) is Professor of New Media and the Internet at LSE.

Nick Couldry (@couldrynick) is Professor of Media, Communications and Social Theory and Head of the Department of Media and communications at LSE.

Update Wednesday 11 February 2015, 5.08pm: Due to unforeseen circumstances Jasmina Byrne is no speaking at this event. LSE apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Department of Media and Communications at LSE (@MediaLSE) has recently been ranked 2nd in the 2014 QS World University Rankings by subject.

A blog post by Professor Sonia Livingstone entitled 'Sonia Livingstone: Digital Media and Children’s Rights' can be viewed at the LSE Media Policy Project blog.

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