Norway’s weekend shooting raises the stakes for the World Expression Forum as an arena for constructive disagreement and debate.
One of WEXFO’s most compelling presentations in Lillehammer came from a Ukrainian human-rights attorney, Oleksandra Matviichuk.
At Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum, the International Publishers Association names its Prix Voltaire shortlist.
‘We’ve basically handed over our core communication and information infrastructures to a handful of oligarchs,’ says Victor Pickard.
The inaugural outing of the World Expression Forum will include a visit to Utøya and new research into young people and democracy.
Author and essayist Anne Applebaum told American publishers at their annual meeting that they have a role to play, both in Russia and China.
The 51 journals of the California-based publisher Annual reviews are to be opened within 18 months on a Subscribe to Open model.
In Kharkiv, a book launch goes underground as Vivat Publishing releases ‘Go the F*ck to Sleep’ in Serhiy Zhadan’s Ukrainian translation.
Two programming events at London Book Fair will have particular bearing on Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.
‘People are choosing to speak Ukrainian instead of Russian,” says Maria Galina, a Russian author and poet in Odessa.