Previous Events

#LOGANCIJ Lawrence Wright: Reporting as craft.
Pulitzer-prize winner Lawrence Wright’s career as a staff writer for The New Yorker has taken him from in-depth, narrative reporting of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State to developments within America’s neglected heartlands. To coincide with the 15th anniversary of the Centre of Investigative Journalism, he comes to talk about reporting as craft, his career as a writer and his new book...
Wednesday 16 May 2018 LG01, PSH Building. Full details
Disaster Capitalism: Screening and Q&A
6:00pm start  This years OXFAM scandal brought to light some serious questions for the international aid community. In addition to seemingly widespread sexual abuse and impropriety, best-selling author and journalist Antony Loewenstein's new film Disaster Capitalism investigates whether the aid industry is exploiting development and aid funds to profiteer from growing...
Thursday 12 April 2018 LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London Full details
#LOGANCIJ Marty Baron on investigative journalism in the age of Trump
Marty Baron on investigative journalism in the age of Trump Since taking over as executive editor of The Washington Post since 2013, Martin “Marty” Baron has led something of a resurgence at the paper. Before that he was editor of The Boston Globe for a decade, during which time he led its investigation into the cover-up of clerical sexual abuse in the city which became the...
Thursday 22 March 2018 Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre Full details
#LOGANCIJ Åsne Seierstad: Into the Syrian Jihad
Based on her experience of writing Two Sisters, her new book about two Norwegian sisters who leave their home near Oslo for jihad Syria, Åsne Seierstad comes to the CIJ to talk about how to report the conflict in Syria, domestic Islamic extremism and the rise of the Islamic State group. Åsne Seierstad is an acclaimed Norwegian writer and investigative journalist and...
Wednesday 21 March 2018 LG01 PSH Building Goldsmiths Full details
#LOGANCIJ Alexis Okeowo: Women resisting religious extremism.
18:00-20:00 To coincide with International Women’s Day, Alexis Okeowo comes to the CIJ to talk about the untold, incredible stories of how ordinary women in Africa are resisting fundamentalism and extremism, from the Lord’s Resistance Army to Boko Haram.   Alexis Okeowo is a staff writer for the New Yorker and the author of A Moonless, Starless Sky. Between 2012 and 2015 she was...
Thursday 8 March 2018 Room LG02, Professor Stuart Hahh Building, Goldsmith, University of London Full details
#LOGANCIJ. Zelda Perkins: We need to talk about NDAs
Nearly twenty years ago, Zelda Perkins reluctantly signed a non-disclosure agreement with Miramax which prevented her from speaking out about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged harassment and sexual assault of her and a colleague. At the end of last year, she publicly broke that agreement to talk about her experience and shine a light on the improper use of NDAs. Now she comes exclusively to the...
Tuesday 6 March 2018 Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmith, University of London Full details
#LOGANCIJ Alex Perry on how to turn investigative journalism into narrative fiction.
  In the second of our series of talks looking at how investigative journalism can be turned in story, veteran foreign correspondent Alex Perry comes to the CIJ to talk about how he and journalists like him are increasingly working with film and production companies to fund their investigations, and about the writing and selling of his latest book The Good Mothers, the true story about of a...
Monday 12 February 2018 5PM LG01 PSH Building Goldsmiths Full details
#LOGANCIJ Screening: The Post. Followed by conversation with Ted Gup
To coincide with the release of The Post, a thriller about The Washington Post’s publication of the Pentagon Papers about the war in Vietnam, the CIJ, in collaboration with Curzon Goldsmiths cinema, presents a showing of the film and a critical discussion of its themes with veteran national security journalist and Washington Post reporter Ted Gup.Chair: CIJ Director James Harkin. Film...
Friday 26 January 2018 Curzon Goldsmiths Cinema, New Cross. Full details
#LOGANCIJ: Misha Glenny on how to turn investigative journalism into television story
At 18:30Misha Glenny’s critically acclaimed book McMafia told the story of how a brutal network of Chechen criminals morphed into a powerful international crime syndicate. As the book is adapted for a major BBC1 series, he comes to the CIJ to talk about investigative journalism can be turned into story and box-set, serial television.Chair: Director of the CIJ James Harkin. All #LOGANCIJ...
Tuesday 23 January 2018 LG02, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London Full details
#LOGANCIJ: Richard Brooks on how accountants got away with murder
At 18:30Often perceived as dull, the secretive world of international accountancy has grown, cockroach-like, in stature even as the financial world crashed in 2008. Safe from real censure, the world’s biggest accountancy firms have evolved into behemoths – there to encourage tax avoidance, to prop up anti-democratic movements, to push sometimes damaging deregulation, even to...
Tuesday 16 January 2018 LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London Full details