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Freedom of expression : An Equal Right for All ?


Freedom of expression : An Equal Right for All ?

Du jeudi 28 novembre 2019 au vendredi 29 novembre 2019



Thursday November 28, 2019

Chair : Mathilde Unger, Université de Strasbourg


10:00 : Welcome – Coffee

10:30 : Opening remarks

10:45 : Reimagining Free Speech
Rae Langton, University of Cambridge

Discussant : Charles Girard, Université de Lyon


12:00 : Lunch break


14:00 : An Inherently homophobic connotation ? Regulating offensive speech in French stadiums
Thomas Hochmann, Université de Reims

Discussant : Mathias Hong, Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg

15:15 : Hate Speech Laws : Expressive Power is Not the Answer
Maxime Lepoutre, University of Oxford

Discussant : Raphaëlle Théry, Paris Assas

16:30 : Coffee Break

16:45 : The Same-Sex Marriage Cake Cases and the “Compelled Speech” Argument
Ioanna Tourkochoriti, National University of Ireland Galway

Discussant : Denis Ramond, CERAPS

18:00 : End


Friday November 29

Chair : Christopher Hamel, Université de Rouen


9:00 : Coffee

9:30 : Expression, Freedom of Expression, and the Activation of Memory
Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia

Discussant : Thomas Hochmann, Université de Reims

10:45 : Can Freedom of Expression Be Equal for All ? The problem of intra-right conflicts
Charles Girard, Université de Lyon

Discussant : Robert Simpson, University College of London


12:00 : Lunch break


14:00 : Freedom of Speech as an Equal Right – Some Reflections Comparing the First Amendment, the ECHR and the German Constitution
Mathias Hong Albert Ludwig, University of Freiburg

Discussant : Thomas Perroud, Université Paris Assas

15:15 : Heckling, Free Association, and the Allocation of Communicative Resources
Robert Simpson & Emily McTernan, University College London

Discussant : Mathilde Unger, Université de Strasbourg

16:30 : Coffee Break

16:45 : Gagging the ‘Mouth of the Law’. The Constraints on Judicial Free Speech
Thomas Perroud et Raphaëlle Théry, Université Paris Assas

Discussant : Maxime Lepoutre, Oxford University

18:00 : End



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