Orwell Prize Shortlist Event 2013: When censorship declines does freedom emerge?


  • Nita May OBE (Producer for the BBC Burmese Service)
  • Tayzar Moe Myint (Former Burmese political prisoner and UN Development Program Analyst)
  • Julia Farringdon (Head of Arts at Index on Censorship)
  • Chaired by Jean Seaton (Director of The Orwell Prize)
  • Details

    This year’s Orwell Prize shortlists will be announced at the Boardroom, University of Westminster, Regents Street on the evening of Wednesday 17th April, ahead of a debate; When censorship declines does freedom emerge?

    There will be drinks from 6.30pm, with this year’s Orwell Prize shortlists – for the Book Prize and Journalism Prize – being announced at 7pm. The debate will follow the shortlist announcements.

    Entry is free, but places are limited, so booking is essential. Please feel free to share the invitation with friends and colleagues.