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Conference: Reporting on the Other: Media and Intercultural Dialogue, November 7-8, 2017

Reporting on the Other: Media and Intercultural Dialogue

Prague November 7 2017

Venue: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czernin Palace, Great Hall, Loretánské náměstí 5, Prague, Czech Republic

Programme:

 Day 1 (November 7, 2017)

9:00 – 9:30            Registration

9:30– 10:15           Opening

Welcoming Remarks:

Petr Kratochvíl – Director of Institute of International Relations, Prague

Lubomír Zaorálek – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

Farid Shafiyev – Ambassador of Azerbaijan, Chairman of OIC Prague Group

VIP Remarks (5 minutes each)

Faisal bin Abdulrahman bin Muaammar (SG of KAICIID)

Thibault Chareton – (UN Alliance of Civilizations)

Ibrahim Ibrahim Mahmoud Negm – Advisor to the Grand mufti of Egypt

ESVA Representative (TBC)

10:15 -12:00          Panel 1 – Media in the Post-Truth Era: A Means of understanding or a means of confrontation?

Internet, global communication and new information environment; West in non-western media and vice versa; prejudice, stereotype and misunderstanding versus critical informed view; quality of information in cyberspace; mainstream and alternative.

 Chair:

Petr Kratochvíl – Director of Institute of International Relations, Prague

Panelists:

Ben O’Loughlin – Professor of International Relations, University of London

Josef Šlerka – Social Media Analyst and Managing Director, Endowment Fund of the Independent Journalism

Aloisie Wörgetter – Director of Task Force Dialog of Cultures at the Ministry for Europe, Austria

Tomáš Lindner – Reporter, Respekt Newsmagazine

Bülent Şenay – Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims, Turkey

 

12:00 – 13:00        Lunch             

 

13:00 – 14:45         Panel 2 – Media and Intercultural Dialogue: Perceptions from the Muslim World

                               Chair:

                               Ondřej Beránek Director of Oriental Institute (TBC)

                               Panelists:

            Mustafa Abu Sway – Al-Quds University in Jerusalem

Khaled Chegrauoi  – Institute of African Studies in Rabat

Hikmat Hajiyev Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan

Abdelrahim Ali –  Professor, Sudan

Abdelhakim Ali Hamadi – head of the media dpt. at the  Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Yemen

Khalid Musa Daffallah – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Sudan

 

14:45 -15:15          Coffee Break

15:15- 17:00          Panel 3 – Media as a Means of Disinformation and Radicalisation

Public opinion and intercultural dialogue, Radicalisation and media – a direct link? Sources, aims, and methods of disinformation and manipulation

Chair:

Thibault Chareton – (UN Alliance of Civilizations TBC)

Panelists:

Sherin Gharib – Scientific Researcher, Austrian Institute for International Affairs

Gwen Griffith-Dickson Professor, Lokahi Foundation/Kings College London

Miloš Gregor – Assistant Professor, Masaryk University in Brno

Konrad Pedziwiatr – Assistant Professor, Krakow University of Economics

Zora Hesová Research Fellow, Charles University, Prague

 

17:00 – 17:20         Concluding Remarks

                               Faisal bin Abdulrahman bin Muaammar (SG of KAICIID)

Pavel Klucký – Director of Middle East and North Africa Department

                               Jan Daniel Researcher, Institute of International Relations

 

 

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