Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019 - Academic Conference

Researchers and Speakers

Jonathan Munro
Head of Newsgathering, BBC
Guy Berger
Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO
Furquan Ameen
Correspondent, The Telegraph , New Dehli
Margaret Sentamu-Masagazi
Executive Director, Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA)
Kristin Skare Orgeret
Professor, Journalism and Media studies, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway
Gergana Georgieva
Researcher, University College London (UCL)
Nigusssie Meshesha Mitike
Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication, School of Journalism and Communication, Addis Ababa University
Bilal Randeree
Program Director for Africa & MENA, Media Development Investment Fund
William Tayeebwa
Senior Lecturer, Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University in Uganda
Diana Maynard
Senior Research Fellow, Natural Language Processing Group, University of Sheffield
Sara Torsner
PhD candidate, Centre for Freedom of the Media, University of Sheffield
Terje Skjerdal
Associate Professor in Global Journalism, NLA University College, Kristiansand, Norway 
Sriram Arulchelvan
Associate Professor, Department of Media Sciences, Anna University, Chennai, India.
Leon Willems
Director, Free Press Unlimited
Jackie Harrison
Professor of Public Communication, UNESCO Chair on Media Freedom, Journalism Safety and the Issue of Impunity and Chair of the interdisciplinary Centre for Freedom of the Media (CFOM), University of Sheffield
Nouha Belaid
Academic Program Manager, School of Communication, Central University of Tunis
Nassanga Goretti Linda
Professor, Journalism & Communication Department, Makerere University
Gerald Walulya
Lecturer, Department of Journalism and Communication, Makerere University, Uganda
Gever Verlumun Celestine
Lecturer, Department of Mass Communication, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Silvia Chocarro
Head of Protection of Journalists & Human Rights Defender, ARTICLE 19.
Ruth de Frutos
Coordinator, University of Malaga, Spain
Ayobolu, Yetunde Oluwayemisi
Lecturer in Mass Communication &Journalism, Caleb University, Nigeria
Rabia Noor
Special Correspondent and Producer, ARY News
Jacquiline Ondimu
Lecturer in media and communication, Department of Linguistics and Foreign languages, Moi University Kenya
Samiksha Koirala
Lecturer, College of Journalism and Mass Communication in Kathmandu, Nepal