Webinar 61 – Read all about it! A Copyright News special

Matt Voigts

At our next webinar, on Friday May 5th 2023 at 11.00am we are lucky to be joined by Matt Voigts for an extended Copyright News. Not only will he be discussing news about copyright – including some interesting stories – but he’ll also be considering what he has learned about the way the media covers copyright.

As ever, there’s no need to register. Just access the webinar via the Blackboard Ally link.

Matt Voigts is the Copyright & Open Access Policy Officer at the International Federation of Library Associations & Institutions (IFLA) in The Hague, where he conducts research and advocates for libraries and freedom of information in international policy forums including WIPO. Matt edits a weekly copyright newsletter sent through the Copyright & Legal Matters mailing list, and is the lead author of IFLA’s studies on how copyright affected libraries during COVID-19 and how copyright affects cross-border preservation initiatives. He holds a PhD in Anthropology / Digital Economy Research from the University of Nottingham, where his research focused on asylum seekers’ online privacy practices and access to information via social media. Matt has also worked in journalism, marketing, and has conducted anthropological research on film distribution & media piracy in China. He further holds a MSC in Digital Anthropology from University College London and a BA in Writing from Wartburg College.

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