The Cultures, Languages and Area Studies research seminar on Wed 8 February will be given by Professor Andrés Cañizalez. His topic: ‘Freedom of Speech in Venezuela: From the Hegemony of Capital to the Hegemony of the State.’

Andrés Cañizalez is a journalist and Professor at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Venezuela. He has published more than a dozen books on media and journalism in Latin America. In 2010 he received the Titus Brandsma Award for his work in promoting dialogue and freedom of the press in Latin America.

The talk will be at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 8 February, in room 401 in the Cypress Building (no. 108 on the campus map).

All welcome! wine reception to follow.