Democracy, Human Rights, and Hate Speech

What are the challenges to democracy and human rights presented by various forms of anti-democratic and hate speech? How do Brazilian and US legal systems differ in dealing with these forms of noxious expression? Professors and students from Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Mackenzie University in Sao Paulo, and the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianopolis will address these issues in two panels consisting of mini-lectures and questions and comments.  

Program: 1 p.m. – Presentation of Participating Institutions: Agnes Scott College (Atlanta), Mackenzie University (São Paulo) and Federal University of Santa Catarina (Florionópolis)

1:30 – 2:30: Hate Speech and Human Rights - Panel of three speakers

2:30 – 2:40: Break 2:40 – 3:40: Hate Speech and US and Brazilian Law - Panel of three speakers

3:40 – 4: Questions and Comments

Dial-In Information

Friday, October 29 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

General Public

Political Science
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