Welcome to the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015!

On January 24-25 we’ll be bringing together the most innovative and inspiring digital activist and citizen media communities from the many corners of the globe to explore the connections between the open Internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements around the world.

See the draft Summit program below, and stay tuned as we refine the schedule and locations.

Follow us on Twitter at @globalvoices. Event hashtag: #GV2015

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Lokman Tsui

Chinese University of Hong Kong
Assistant Professor
Hong Kong
Lokman Tsui is an Assistant Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). His current research interest is in free expression and internet policy. Before Lokman joined the Chinese University of Hong Kong, he was the Head of Free Expression for Google in Asia and the Pacific (2011-2014).

Lokman was a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society (2008-2009). He is co-editor of The Hyperlinked Society: Questioning Connections in the Digital Age (2008) together with Dr. Joseph Turow. He was guest editor of China Information for a theme issue on the socio-political impact of the Internet in China (2005).

Lokman received his Ph.D. degree from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania (2010); his dissertation "A Journalism of Hospitality," a critical interrogation of how new technologies challenge us to rethink journalism, received the Gene Burd Journalism Research Prize for Best Dissertation in Journalism Studies. He graduated from Leiden University with an M.A. degree in China Studies with a cum laude thesis on internet control and regulation in China (2001). He was born and raised in the Netherlands and previously managed the unofficial website for filmmaker Wong Kar Wai for many years.

My Moderators Sessions

Saturday, January 24

09:30 PST