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Orwell Day 2018

Language, truth and politics

In its 2018 Orwell Day programme, the CCCB upholds freedom of expression with a lecture by the journalist and activist Masha Gessen.

Masha Gessen: "Imagination and Democracy"

In the framework of the Orwell Day, the journalist and activist Masha Gessen defends imagination as a necessary tool for reviving the ideal of democracy and countering the assaults of totalitarianism.