Thursday September 13 from 12:00 to 13:30 at the Nordic House
Open seminar hosted by the Institute of International Affairs at the University of Iceland and the EU Delegation to Iceland
Disinformation, Media and Democracy
At this open seminar Giles Portman will discuss Russian disinformation targeting the EU, its neighbourhood and democratic values as such. How do we respond to this and what actions are needed to improve the EU’s strategic communications and support for quality media?
Giles Portman, Head of the East Stratcom Task Force at the European External Action Service (EEAS)
Elfa Ýr Gylfadóttir, Director, Media Commission
Jón Ólafsson, Professor of Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Iceland
Smári McCarthy, MP for the Pirate Party and Chairman of the Icelandic delegation to the EFTA and EEA Parliamentary Committees
Moderator: Valgerður Jóhannsdóttir, Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, University of Iceland
The seminar will take place in English and is open to all.