The First Christ Church Gorbachev Lecture on Press Freedom will be held on Tuesday 10th May 2011 at 5.00pm
Evgeny Lebedev, The chairman of Evening Standard Ltd and Independent Print Ltd will be speaking on “The Voices of the Press in an Open Society”.
Evgeny Alexandrovich Lebedev is the chairman of Evening Standard Ltd and Independent Print Ltd. He is the son of Russian business magnate Alexander Lebedev. Evgeny is an avid supporter of the arts and chairs the Evening Standard Theatre Awards. He is the founder and chairman of the Raisa Gorbachev Foundation which was established in 2006 with Mikhail Gorbachev, to raise money for children with cancer. Evgeny has spent most of his life in Britain and is based in London.
Tuesday 17 May
John Lloyd - University of Oxford
“The Time of Transparency: Secrecy and Private Life vs. Journalism”
Tuesday 24 May
Luke Harding - The Guardian
“'For You Russia is Closed' - The Secret War against (Western) Journalists”
The talks begin at 5pm.
Location: Blue Boar Lecture Theatre, Christ Church.
For further information please contact the Gorbachev Media Research Fellow at Christ Church
Dr. Galina Miazhevich
Registered Charity Number: 1143423