PRISM training event for police and legal professionals

Date of event: Mon, 18/01/2016 – Wed, 20/01/2016 Place of event:  University of Barcelona, Faculty of Geography and History UNICRI, together with the ESRU, will organise a training seminar in Barcelona on January 18th to 20th 2016, within the framework of the PRISM project. The aim of the seminar is to provide law enforcement authorities and legal professionals with […]

Jornada sobre el Dret d’Asil per Motius d’Orientació Sexual i Identitat de Gènere/ Conference about the Right to Asylum on Grounds of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

Date of event: Fri, 30/10/2015 Place of event: Centre D’Estudis Juridics I Formació Especialitzada Carrer Ausiàs Marc, 40 The conference aims to increase the visibility of the persecution suffered by the LGBT community around the world and to raise awareness among institutions, professionals and all citizens about the pressing need to pay special attention to asylum on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity. For the full programe go to:… (Information in Catalan) The event will be held at […]

Participation in the CITISPYCE Policy Workshop:” Young people coping with inequalities – between fatalism, frustration and innovation” held in Brussels

Date of event: Thu, 10/09/2015 The CITISPYCE Policy Workshop: Young people coping with inequalities – between fatalism, frustration and innovation was held in Brussels this past September 10, 2015. Dr. Olga Jubany, director of the ESRU presented the methodological approach. The purpose of this transnational meeting was to share research findings from over 20 detailed Case […]

PRISM official web

Date of event: Sat, 01/08/2015 The PRISM official web is now up and running at! Visit it for updates on the project as well as for general news related to online hate speech. You can also find continuously updated information on the project’s Facebook page and Twitter profile.

ESRU participation at the CES’ 22nd International Conference of Europeanists.

Date of event: Wed, 08/07/2015 – Fri, 10/07/2015 Place of event: Sciences Po, Paris, France During the 22nd International Conference of Europeanists,  organized by the Council for European Studies and  held at Sciences Po, Paris, from July 8 to July 10, 2015, and was be attended by over 1500 of the world’s leading experts on Europe and European affairs; our paper  “Social innovation […]

ESRU at the first intensive PRISM workshop “Between Hate Speech and Free Speech” with European journalists

Date of event: Thu, 02/07/2015 Place of event: Florence, Italy The event was held on July 2nd at the RFK Human Rights centre, and was organized by Carta di Roma and Arci in collaboration with Robert Kennedy Foundation Europe and LSDI – Libertà di Stampa e Diritto all’Informazione. As part of the PRISM project, the workshop fostered the active […]

New project: PRISM – Preventing, Redressing and Inhibiting Hate Speech in New Media

Date of event: Mon, 01/12/2014 – Tue, 01/12/2015 We’re participating in a new project, PRISM: Preventing, Redressing and Inhibiting Hate Speech in New Media, starting in December 2014. The 18-month project, jointly undertaken by 11 organizations in 5 European countries, is funded by DG Justice and coordinated by the Italian organization ARCI. PRISM intends to develop effective strategies […]