It is estimated that two billion photos are shared on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and WhatsApp – every day. This panel will discuss the social impact of photography in the global village. Smartphones have enabled a new army of citizen journalists, instantly capturing the moments and events that surround them. How has photography changed the way we see distant others and what are the positive and negative impacts? What role does photography play in how we see and understand the world today?

Speakers: Mani Karmacharya, Robert Godden
Moderated by David Girling