The Institute hosts, sponsors, and co-sponsors symposiums, panel discussions, debates, and other public programs throughout the year in support of its mission to defend freedom of speech and the press in the digitial age.

Upcoming Events

Italian Academy Teatro, Columbia University, and online

Lies and Democracy

Political lies, American democracy, and the “Big Lie”

Past Events


Roads Not Taken

Reflections on the 9/11 anniversary


Reimagine the Internet

A virtual conference exploring what the internet could become over the next decade


Book Talk: How Rights Went Wrong

A conversation with Jamal Greene about why our obsession with rights is tearing America apart