15-11-2021 16:45
Disinformation and conspiracy theories: vaccination, climate change, migration, etc.

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Hearing on disinformation and conspiracy theories: vaccination, climate change, migration, etc. © Image used under the licence from Adobe Stock

On Monday 15 November, the INGE Special Committee will take a close look at the mechanics of disinformation and conspiracy theories. Five invited experts will speak about three topics that are often exploited by foreign actors trying to manipulate the public debate: climate change, vaccination and migration.

The invited experts to this hearing on "disinformation and conspiracy theories: vaccination, climate change, migration, etc." are:

- Ms Chine Labbe, Managing Editor & Vice President Partnerships, Europe, NewsGuard Technologies

- Ms Katarína Klingová, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Democracy & Resilience, Globsec

- Professor Sander van der Linden, Professor of Social Psychology in Society, Director of Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge

- Mr Alberto Neidhardt, Policy Analyst in the European Migration and Diversity programme and Mr Paul Butcher, Policy Analyst in the European Politics and Institutions programme, European Policy Centre.