Eliška Pírková

Management Board

Online hate speech, surveillance and security, freedom of expression 

Eliška Pírková is a doctoral researcher at the University of Helsinki, faculty of law. Currently, she works for the Laws of Surveillance and Security (LOSS) Project that is funded by the Academy of Finland. Her doctoral thesis concerns the phenomenon of online hate speech and the protection of freedom expression in digital age. Her main area of research interest is the protection of human rights in online space, European constitutionalism and Internet governance. Eliška has experience with working for both, international organisations and NGO sector. She regularly lectures on various human right topics and has served as the main editor of human rights section in the Finnish Yearbook of International Law.