The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Summer Conference Events

4 July 2024

COP Reporting – How to Prepare and Keep Focused [R]

The UN Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC is one of the biggest news events for international climate change negotiations each year, but it can be difficult to navigate as a journalist without the right preparation.

28 June 2023

Olga Rudenko: How to Run a Successful Media Start-up in Times of War

The Kyiv Independent, an English language start-up in Ukraine, was only a few months old when Russia invaded. When - in one of the biggest media scandals of the Zelensky's presidency - the editorial team of an older English language publication, the Kyiv Post, were fired for defending editorial independence, they came together to form the Kyiv Independent in November 2022.

30 June 2022

Wood for the Trees: Data-Driven Environmental Journalism

This session, led by an expert in leveraging the techniques of data journalism to produce deforestation and climate change investigations, takes attendees through the practice and pitfalls of covering the environment.

30 June 2022

Gavin MacFadyen Memorial Lecture: Meera Jatav

Meera Jatav, a journalist based in Uttar Pradesh in India comes to London and the CIJ to deliver the annual Gavin MacFadyen memorial lecture. The co-founder of the award-winning, grassroots feminist media organisation Khabar Lahariya, Jatav has won a reputation for her courageous investigations into gender-based violence and caste in India.

29 June 2022

RuAssets: Searching for Russian and Belarusian politically exposed persons

RuAssets is a platform which uses open source information to uncover affiliations of companies and people from different parts of the world with Russian and Belarusian politically exposed persons (PEPs).

29 June 2022

The London Laundromat: The Influence of Oligarchy and the Role of the UK

Oliver Bullough, author of Moneyland, Butler to the World and Coda Story's Oligarchy Newsletter, will speak to The New York Times' Jane Bradley about Russian oligarch money and its relationship to the war in Ukraine, the role of London and other international financial centres in enabling oligarchs, money-launderers and criminals from all over the world to hide their money - and what can be done about it.

30 June 2022

Screening NAVALNY

Enthralling and intimate, director Daniel Roher’s NAVALNY unfolds with the pace of a thriller as it follows Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in his quest to identify the men who poisoned him in August 2020.

29 June 2022

Ukrainian Investigative Journalism In Times of War

Before the start of the war, Ukraine had a thriving investigative journalism scene, both on the national and local level. How did the war change it? What do Ukrainian journalists investigate now, especially when many were forced out of the country by the war?

30 June 2022

Screening: NAVALNY

In August 2020, a plane travelling from Siberia to Moscow made an emergency landing. One of its passengers, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, was deathly ill. Taken to a local Siberian hospital and eventually evacuated to Berlin, doctors there confirmed that he had been poisoned with Novichok, a nerve agent implicated in attacks on other opponents of the Russian government.

5 July 2021

Gavin MacFadyen Memorial Lecture: Wa Lone

In 2017, Wa Lone, a journalist in Myanmar for Reuters, was arrested with his colleague Kyaw Soe Oo while reporting on military abuses of the Rohingya people in Rakhine State. Their ordeal included eighteen months in prison; for their investigation, they were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 2019.