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Dmitry Muratov Hanway Lecture

Dmitry Muratov, 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winner and editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta, will deliver Loyola University Maryland’s Hanway Lecture in Global Studies on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall. The event will also be livestreamed.

Titled “Democracy Dies in Darkness: An Evening with Dmitry Muratov,” Muratov will discuss the Ukraine crisis, freedom of the press, and human rights.

Read the full press release.

Hanway Lecture Livestream

Those joining the event virtually can watch the livestream.


The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required for in-person and virtual attendance. Please consider submitting a question for the moderated discussion.

Any faculty member who is interested in bringing their class to the lecture should email to confirm the number of students in each class.

About the Speaker

Dmitry Muratov is a Russian journalist who, as editor in chief of the newspaper Novaya Gazeta, was a vocal advocate for an independent press and known for investigating abuses of power. In 2021, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace, cited for his "efforts to safeguard freedom of expression."

Dmitry Muratov

About the Hanway Lecture

Through the Hanway Lecture in Global Studies at Loyola University Maryland, the University brings noteworthy leaders to campus to share timely, relevant insight into today’s global society. In addition to fostering global awareness on campus, the Hanway Lecture engages a broader conversation throughout the region. The Hanway Lecture is an endowed series made possible by a gift from Ellen and Ed Hanway, a member of the University's Class of 1974 and former chair of Loyola’s Board of Trustees.