The Esquire Talks strives to promote conversation and critical thinking, where, in each session, we host a group of panellists to consider the topic of the day. For our first assembly of the year (scroll down for event details), we're wrangling in that old horse of contention—censorship. How much is too much? Is censorship needed to maintain social order? Can people learn not to take offense in the face of differing opinion?
Opinions: freedom of speech
Read what the following personalities have to say about censorship in Singapore:
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Event: The Esquire Talks
Our panel of speakers are Sam Lo, an artist who made the news for her graffiti on a public road; Sharul Channa, a comedian and actor; Prescott Gaylord, an improviser from America; and Jennifer Anne Champion, an educator, poet and writer.
Given their diverse backgrounds, it's guaranteed to be an interesting discussion.
Date: Thursday 24 May 2018
Time: 7 pm
Venue: Origin Bar, Lobby Level, Tower Wing, Shangri-La Hotel
22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
RSVP to [email protected] by 23 May 2018 with your name, email and contact number. The event is free.