Flemming Rose confirmed for Speak Freely Summit

Natalie Le
United States
April 6, 2017
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Flemming Rose, journalist, author, and Senior fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. has been confirmed to speak at Students For Liberty’s upcoming Speak Freely Summit.

Mr. Rose is a frequent contributor to international media. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Newsweek, the New Yorker, Die Welt, Der Spiegel, El Pais, Hufftington Post, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, and many more.

In 2016, Mr. Rose was awarded the prestigious Milton Friedman Prize for advancing liberty.

Mr. Rose has been a lecturer and speaker all over the world. He is the author of several books, such as “The Tyranny of Silence: How One Cartoon Ignited a Global Debate on the Future of Free Speech” (2010 in Danish and 2014 in English, it has also appeared in Russian, Norwegian and Spanish), and in 2014 it was listed among the 10 best non-fiction books by The Economist. Flemming Rose is also the author of “Hymn to Freedom” (2015) and “The Possessed” (2016), for which Mr. Rose recently received the Weekendavisen’s Literary Prize.

Mr. Rose has spent 14 years abroad as a foreign correspondent in Moscow and Washington D.C. In 2004, he returned to Denmark to become the culture and later foreign editor of Jyllands-Posten, Denmark’s leading newspaper.

Mr. Rose graduated in Russian language and literature from University of Copenhagen, and he worked as a translator of Russian literature before he became a journalist.

The Speak Freely Summit is a unique one-day event hosted by Students For Liberty at the University of Maryland, College Park. This event will give students a unique opportunity to listen to, and learn from, some of the world’s most prominent free speech advocates. Attendees will not only get to meet amazing speakers, they will also get to collaborate with like minded peers and develop hands on skills for promoting freedom of speech on their campus.

When: April 29th
Where: University of Maryland: College Park
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm with social to follow
Registration: Free: lunch included

Other speakers include Dave Rubin (The Rubin Report), Sara Taksler (Producer of The Daily Show), Faisal Al Mutar (Global Secular Humanist Movement), and Rob Montz (freelance video producer and director at We The Internet TV). More information on the Speak Freely Summit can be found here.

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