Previous Events

#CIJSummer Investigative Journalism Conference 2017
#CIJSummer How to Fact-check 'Alternative Facts' The CIJ Summer Conference is UK’s only investigative journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills. This year we will focus on the skills needed to counteract the world of 'alternative facts' and plain lies: from fact-checking, holding the strong and powerful to account to grassroots...
Thursday 22 June 2017 - Saturday 24 June 2017 Goldsmiths, University of London Full details
Community Journalism Conference
  As we come to the end of our project to bring investigative skills to independent community journalists, we'll be holding an event to celebrate the work of those who've engaged with the project, while at the same time, reflect on the current challenges facing the sector and the emerging responses to those challenges.  The event will take place on Saturday 1 April, starting at...
Saturday 1 April 2017 Goldsmiths University, 8 Lewisham Way, London SE14 6NW Full details
From FOIA to Front Page: Unpacking an investigation into airstrike civilian casualties
#CIJTalks Room PSH314, Professor Stuart Hall building, Goldsmiths, University of London Thu 9 February at 6:30pm In August 2015, US reporter Joseph Trevithick of War is Boring obtained an unexpected document as part of bundle of CENTCOM Freedom of Information releases, which related to the US-led Coalition's air war against so-called Islamic State. The previously secret file identified...
Thursday 9 February 2017 Room PSH314, Professor Stuart Hall building, Goldsmiths, University of London Full details
INVITATION: A Celebration of Gavin MacFadyen's Life
The Centre for Investigative Journalism and the family of Gavin MacFadyen and Susan Benn would like to invite all friends and supporters of Gavin MacFadyen: students, researchers, journalists, editors - everyone who knew him and who values investigative journalism to a Celebration of Gavin's Life. The event will take place on Thursday 8th of December at 5pm at the Great Hall of...
Thursday 8 December 2016 Great Hall, Goldsmiths, University of London Full details
TODAY: A Celebration of Gavin's Life
A Celebration of the Life of GavinMacFadyen will take place today at 5pm at the Great Hall, Goldsmiths, University of London.  You can see the Goldsmiths' campus map here. Please come through the main entrance on Lewisham Way.   If you would like to attend, please register here.   
Thursday 8 December 2016 Goldsmiths, University of London Full details
Covering the Military: Lessons Fom a Former Insider. Joe Glenton to Speak at Goldsmiths
Joe Glenton, a London-based national security reporter covering the UK military and defence issues will be speaking at a free public event hosted by the CIJ at Goldsmiths University on Thursday 27 October.  When the war on terror began, Glenton signed-up to serve his nation. He passed through basic training and deployed to Afghanistan in 2006. What he saw overseas left him disillusioned, and...
Thursday 27 October 2016 LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths University of London, SE14 6NW Full details
CIJ Cryptoparty
This event will blend panel sessions with hands-on practical training in encryption skills. The morning panels will bring together some of those leading the fight agianst the overeach of government surveillance in the UK, and address the impacts of these powers on journalists, activists and lawyers.  The afternoon will be devoted to providing practical help, advice and troubleshooting for...
Saturday 7 May 2016 Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths College, University of London Full details
Public Debate: Does the EU’s “Investment Court System” put an end to ISDS?
Following her work investigating the World Bank's Investor-State Dispute Settlement courts with Matt Kennard, as published in the Guardian earlier this year, CIJ Bertha Fellow Claire Provost is set to moderate a public debate in Brussels next week. The debate, organised by the Seattle to Brussels Network, will examine the 'Investment Court System' mechanisms proposed during ongoing...
Thursday 12 November 2015 Press Club Brussels Europe, Rue Froissart 95 – 1040 Brussels Full details
Cross-Border Journalism: Europe and Beyond
Event starts at 19:00  When money, politics, abuse of power and corruption reach across borders, transnational networks of journalists become key to an open, accountable and democratic society. Cross-border investigations such as Swiss Leaks and Tobacco Underground have caused public outcry, and in many instances have led to legislative changes and the prosecution of...
Monday 19 October 2015 The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ Full details
Disaster Capitalism: Talk With Antony Loewenstein
6pm-8pm Introduced by the Director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism, Gavin MacFadyen. Crisis, what crisis? How governments and corporations profit from disaster  Disaster has become big business. Multinational corpo­rations, with the aid of media and political elites, have grown more powerful than national governments. In the twenty-first century, the vulnerable have become the...
Tuesday 13 October 2015 LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmtihs, University of London, SE14 6NW Full details