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Free Workshop and Seminar on Conspiracy Theories, the Media and Covid-19

BALAC, (The BA Program in Language and Culture), Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, cordially invites all to attend a workshop and a panel discussion on “Conspiracy Theories, the Media and Covid-19”.  The event will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 14.00 – 16.00 hrs., at the 9th Floor, Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Building, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University. (https://goo.gl/maps/DpdACArW6HowSezL9

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought about a rise in conspiracy theories with very real consequences for society.   BALAC, therefore, is bringing together CU students, interested high-school students, and young media professionals to share experiences, insights, and address this issue in a workshop on Covid-19 conspiracy theories.

The panel discussion will be from 17.00 – 18.30 hrs.  Notable panelists will include:

 1)   Cod Satrusayang, Editor-in-Chief of the Thai Enquirer

2)    Voranai Vanijaka, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Thisrupt

3)    Pravit Rojanaphruk, Senior Staff Writer, Khaosod English

4)    Noppatjak AttanonEditor-in-Chief of Workpoint Today

5)    Dr. James Gomez, Regional Director at Asia Centre

The online registration is free of charge via the following link: https://forms.gle/v5uavRNHtjyugPH16

For further information, please e-mail Treepon.K@chula.ac.th.

The sense of kinship and warmth found in the Chula community is priceless and a treasure worth keeping.

Prof. Dr. Pornanong Aramwit Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University