CGHR Director, Dr Sharath Srinivasan, and Research Associate Dr Claudia Abreu Lopes are to speak at a World Radio Day talk and trade fair at SOAS on Friday 13th February.
UNESCO's World Radio Day is a day to celebrate radio as a medium, to improve international cooperation between broadcasters, and to encourage major networks and community radio alike to promote access to information, and free, independent and pluralistic media. The topic of the 4th World Radio Day is Radio and Youth.
To celebrate, the event at SOAS will present some of the latest research and projects using Radio in Public Health, Political Participation, Education and Freedom of Expression and Communication in Africa and around the world.
Dr Srinivasan and Dr Lopes are speaking on public consultation and political participation in Africa using mobile phones and interactive radio.