Talk: Peter B. Kaufman – The Fifth Estate: Networks of Enlightenment in the Age of Trump
02/05/2023, 1:15 pm
St Edmund Hall & Voltaire Foundation
University of Oxford
Peter B. Kaufman
The Fifth Estate: Networks of Enlightenment in the Age of Trump
All are warmly invited to this talk, followed by a discussion,
in the Old Dining Hall, St Edmund Hall,
on Tuesday 2 May (week 2), at 1.15pm
Peter B. Kaufman, educated at Cornell and Columbia, is a Senior Program Officer at MIT Open Learning. He is the author of The New Enlightenment and the Fight to Free Knowledge (2021) and The Fifth Estate: The Power and Responsibility of Our Knowledge Institutions (forthcoming).
Peter, currently a member of the SCR at St Edmund Hall, has written about the different enemies of free thought that exist in the modern world, and the opportunities that we have to fight for and defend the free exchange of knowledge in our networked video age.
Peter was also the founding publisher of the Russian Library series, produced by Columbia University Press: https://cup.columbia.edu/russian-library.
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