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The hermit problem: Autonomy’s role in liberating privacy from confidentiality’s grip

Thursday 7 April 2022 at 17:00 – Doors open at 16:45 (JJ Thomson Ditchburn Lecture Theatre, Whiteknights Campus)

In this School of Law lecture, Professor Paul Wragg (Professor of Media Law, University of Leeds) will explore the relationship between privacy and confidentiality, and how these distinct concepts have been interpreted by the courts and scholars. In doing so, he will explain the role of autonomy in liberating privacy from the grip of confidentiality.

About the speaker: Paul Wragg is Professor of Media Law at the University of Leeds, a board member of Hacked Off, a member of the IMPRESS Code Committee, and is the co-host of The Media Law Podcast.  Professor Wragg’s work has been published in leading journals in the UK and abroad, such as the Cambridge Law Journal, Public Law, Sydney Law Review, Industrial Law Journal, the Journal of Media Law, and the Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly.

To book your free place please visit: https://www.store.reading.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-arts-humanities-social-science/school-of-law/the-hermit-problem-autonomy%E2%80%99s-role-in-liberating-privacy-from-confidentiality%E2%80%99s-grip


7 April 2022
5:00 pm
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School of Law


JJ Thomson Ditchburn Lecture Theatre