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Podcast  |  Beyond East West Street: the Path of Human Rights | Philippe Sands QC delivers inaugural Human Rights & Equality Annual Lecture

Philippe Sands is Professor of Law at University College London, and a practising barrister at Matrix Chambers in London. He appears as counsel before international courts and sits as an arbitrator. He is author of Lawless World (2005), Torture Team (2008) and several academic books on international law.

East West Street: On the Origins of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide (2016) won the 2016 Baillie Gifford (formerly Samuel Johnson) Prize, the 2017 British Book Awards Non-Fiction Book of the Year, and the 2018 Prix Montaigne. The sequel, which is also the subject of a BBC podcast, The Ratline, will be published in April 2020.

Philippe is President of English PEN and a member of the Board of the Hay Festival.

This podcast was produced by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

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Podcast  |  A More Social Media: Human Rights and Equality in the Digital Public Sphere

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Podcast Transcript – A More Social Media [Pdf]

This podcast brings together insights from expert speakers on the topic of online hate speech in Ireland drawn from the event ‘A More Social Media: Human Rights and Equality in the Digital Public Sphere’ which was hosted by the Commission on 28 November 2018.

Podcast contributors include the following:

Emma Dabiri (Broadcaster and Social Historian at SOAS, UK)
Siobhán Cummiskey (Head of Content Policy at Facebook EMEA)
Dr Sindy Joyce (Lecturer at University of Limerick)
Dr Tarlach McGonagle (Senior Researcher at the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam)
Dr Eugenia Siapera (Associate Professor, School of Communications at Dublin City University)
Dr Gavan Titley (Senior Lecturer, Media Studies at Maynooth University)

This podcast was produced by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.