International Rounds 2011


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The 4th annual International Rounds in Oxford of the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition took place from 30 March – 2 April 2011. The Programme in Comparative Media Law and Policy welcomed 26 teams from 19 countries to Oxford to argue a case that revolved around issues of filtering of content on the internet, national security, and privacy. Countries represented included China, Ukraine, Nigeria, Kenya, India, Singapore, Jordan, Pakistan, Georgia, and Korea, among others.

The International Rounds in Oxford were accompanied by a series of lectures that included Jennifer Robinson(Finers, Stephens and Innocent) discussing Wikileaks; Professor Monroe E. Price(University of Pennsylvania) on Media and Conflict in the Middle East; and Ben Spagnolo(Oxford) led a mooting master class for a delegation of observers from Qatar.