Received from a member
Queen Mary, University of London and the EU-Russia Centre are delighted to
invite you to a roundtable on the topic �Are the media free in
Russia today?�, which will take place on 7 March 2011 from 18:30 to
20:00 at The Octagon, Queens Building, Queen Mary, University of London,
Mile End Road, London E1 4NS.
The Roundtable, convened by Professor Catherine Merridale and Professor
Andreas Sch�nle, will be moderated by John Lloyd, contributing
editor at the Financial Times and former Moscow Bureau Chief.
Participants include Sir Anthony Brenton, former British Ambassador to
Moscow; Dr. George Bovt, independent journalist, former executive
editor-in-chief at Izvestiia; and Dr. Maria Lipman, editor-in-chief of Pro
et Contra (Carnegie Moscow Center) and regular op-ed contributor to The
Washington Post, former deputy editor of the news weekly Itogi and
The debate will be followed by a reception and is free of charge. Please
kindly confirm your attendance and reserve a seat by contacting