Previous Events

The Reconfiguration of Britain's Far Right
This is a free event but booking is required. The event starts at 6.30pm and will be held in Room AG21, College Building, City University London. Please see the map to College Building for directions. Gerry Gable the Editor/Publisher of Searchlight will be talking about and discussing with his audience the reconfiguration of Britain's Far Right. Taking a look at not only the demise...
Wednesday 20 February 2013 Room AG21, College Building City University London, EC1 0HB Full details
Qcumber Launch Event
This is a free event but booking is required. The event starts at 6pm and will last for around two hours. We are pleased to invite you to the UK launch of Qcumber, an integrated network that informs citizens about the environmental conditions where they live and tells authorities about local problems. Qcumber has been developed by Joseph Magro from the University of Bologna and he will...
Tuesday 29 January 2013 - Wednesday 30 January 2013 ELG19, Drysdale Building Full details
Defence Corruption
Blowing the Whistle on Institutionalised Corruption Prime Minister Tony Blair squashed the prosecution of British Aerospace for corruption on the grounds of 'National Security'.  But was this unprecedented step driven as he claimed by strategic considerations? Or the fact that successive British governments and major government departments would be exposed as complicit in...
Wednesday 28 November 2012 Room AG21 City University London Full details
Offshore Alert Conference Europe: Investigations and Intelligence
Offshore Alert is will be holding its inaugural Conference on Offshore Financial Centres - Investigations and Intelligence in London at the end of November. David Marchant, owner and editor of Offshore Alert, is a leading authority on OFCs and serious financial crime. OffshoreAlert's exposés on fraud, tax evasion and money laundering have contributed to the collapse of several international...
Monday 26 November 2012 - Tuesday 27 November 2012 May Fair Hotel London Full details
Hackathon: Open Interests Europe
Who sways money flows in the EU? How EU money is spent is an issue that concerns everyone who pays taxes to the EU. As the influence of Brussels lobbyists grows, it is increasingly important to draw the connections between lobbying,policy-making and funding. Journalists and activists need browsable databases, tools and platforms to investigate lobbyists’ influence and where the money goes...
Saturday 24 November 2012 - Sunday 25 November 2012 Google Campus Cafe, 4-5 Bonhill Street, London Full details
London and the Criminal Services Industry
Is there a reason why so many Eastern European and Central Asian organised crime figures and corrupt politicians call London their second home? Could it be for the good weather and fine English cuisine? Or maybe it’s because London is the world headquarters of what the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) calls the “criminal services industry”: the law firms...
Monday 22 October 2012 Room A130, City University London Full details
Request Initiative FOIA Seminar
The Freedom of Information Act will be reformed following a Ministry of Justice Select Committee review of the legislation.  But how will it change and what does this mean for the journalists and campaigners who use the Act? Join Request Initiative at City University as it welcomes a distinguished panel of FOIA and information law experts, including the ICO's deputy commissioner Graham...
Tuesday 9 October 2012 B103, City University London Full details