19 May 2022Berlin

Panel: Dangers to democracy, from delegitimisation to disinformation

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ISD Germany is joining experts from various sectors for the 18th Symposium of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution. This year the event is called ‘Threats to Germany’s Internal Security – from Delegitimisation to Disinformation’ and will be held on 19 May. The keynote address will be from Germany’s Minister of the Interior, Nancy Faeser.

ISD’s Julia Ebner will speak during the panel called ‘Delegitimisation, hate and agitation – What drives the enemies of democracy?’ The other panelists, include Anna-Lena von Hodenberg  from HateAid, Hajo Funke from Freie Univeristy Berlin and Vice President of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Sinan Selen.

The second panel ‘Propaganda, disinformation, influence – Danger for our democracy’ will feature ISD’s Julia Smirnova, speaking alongside Diana Rieger from University of Munich, Florian Töpfl from University of Passau and political scientist Dr. Susanne Spahn.

ISD Germany’s Executive Director, Huberta von Voss; Project Manager, Christian Schwieter; and ISD Germany’s Head of Communications and Events, Gil Jung will be attending the event.