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New ILG event: Misinformation and Critical Literacies – Roundtable

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to host an online roundtable to commemorate the UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2023. We are excited to have two experts, from Portugal and US, to share insights on the vital topics of media and information literacy in relation to relevant topics of disinformation and fake news. 

This event is aimed at information literacy practitioners and library staff keen on acquiring essential skills and insights regarding critical literacies. Join us for an enlightening roundtable discussion that will empower you to make a difference in your community and beyond.

Date: Tuesday 24th October, 1pm-2pm
Location: Online 

We will hear from two speakers who will share their recent work and experience on different topics related to desinformation:

Dr Inês Amaral is an Associate Professor at the University of Coimbra in Portugal. She is the co-PI Investigator of the project MediaTrust.Lab – Local Media Lab for Civic Trust and Literacy, a study on disinformation.

Dr. Belinha De Abreu is a global media literacy educator, researcher, practitioner and author who is also the President of the International Council for Media Literacy

Draft programme (subject to change)

12.50 – 13.00 Joining
13.00 – 13.05 Welcome and Introduction (Luis Pereira/Padma Inala)

13.05 – 13.15 Presentation by Dr Ines Amaral
13.15 – 13.25 Presentation by Dr Belinha de Abreu
13.25 – 13.55 Roundtable discussion – moderated by Stéphane Goldstein
13.55 – 14.00 Thanks and close (Anne-Lise Harding)

We hope you can join us for an interesting session with lively discussion. 

To book tickets and further information about the presentations, please visit the Eventbrite page for this event:

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