Freedom, Press and Literature. The Freedom of the Press Act 250 Years

Alkaa
Alkaa kello
11.00
Päättyy
Päättyy kello
17.00
Paikka

Päätalo, luentosali A2b (osoite Kalevantie 4)

Järjestäjä(t)

Polemics and the Freedom of the Press (project funded by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation)

The symposium celebrates the 250th anniversary of the Freedom of the Press Act (2 Dec 1766).

The presentations discuss the early press in Sweden and Finland, aspects of censorship and freedom, as well as polemics and satire in contemporary literature and media.

Programme
11:00 Opening Sari Kivistö (Project PFP, University of Tampere)

11:15 SESSION 1: THE PRESS

Cecilia Rosengren (University of Gothenburg): Miscellaneous Reading (Läsning i blandade ämnen): An Attempt to Form a Political Opinion in Sweden at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century

Päivi Mehtonen (Project PFP): Dissident Topics and State Censorship: The Early Press in Finland 1770?1800

(12:30 Coffee break)

12:45 SESSION 2: FREEDOM

Sari Kivistö (Project PFP, University of Tampere), “The Cobbler Should Stick to His Last”: On Shoemakers and Dissident Thinking

Jarno Hietalahti (University of Jyväskylä): Freedom Is Not a License: Erich Fromm and Political Correctness

(14:00 Lunch break)

15:00 SESSION 3: LITERATURE

Hanna Samola (University of Tampere): Low-prestige Language in Laura Gustafsson?s Satirical Novel Whore Story (Huorasatu)

Elina Billhardt (University of Turku): Forms of Ridicule in Contemporary Finnish, German and Spanish Political Satire

Joonas Koivukoski (University of Helsinki): Curs or Watchdogs? Reflecting Questions of Ethics in Neomodern Satiric TV

16:30 Conclusions and prospects Sari Kivistö

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