Previous Events

#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
#LOGANCIJ: Theo Padnos on reporting Islamism and Syria, and how to survive torture
at 18:30.  An American freelance journalist who’s lived for many years in Syria and the Middle East, Theo Padnos’s unorthodox style of undercover reporting from Yemeni Madrassas had already made him enemies before he was kidnapped by Al-Qaeda in Northern Syria in Autumn 2012. After two years of horrific torture at the hands of his captors, and five days after the execution of...
Wednesday 6 December 2017 Room LG02, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London Full details
#LOGANCIJ: Jimmy Wales on fake news and how to beat it
Is our news diet making us ill? As the mainstream print media retrenches and new kinds of partisan, “activist”, corporate and fact-free “alternative” media fill the vacuum, the media we consume is full of more hidden additives than ever. What can be done about it? Is it enough to check facts, or is the increasing overpopulation of factoids, and think tanks and activist...
Thursday 2 November 2017 Room LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths, University of London - 5:00pm Full details
#LOGANCIJ: Lowell Bergman On Russia Versus US And The Role Of Investigative Journalism
18:30 - 20:00 In the second of our #LOGANCIJ Talks In the wake of President Trump, there’s been a welcome resurgence of interest in investigative journalism in the United States. But what should its role be? Lowell Bergman, one of the world’s most famous and respected investigative journalists alive whose investigation into the tobacco industry inspired the film The Insider,...
Tuesday 10 October 2017 Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Whitehead Building, Goldsmiths, 8 Lewisham Way, London SE14 6NW Full details
#LOGANCIJ: Pussy Riot - Russia’s Official Media And How To Subvert It
Maria Alyokhina, a political activist, artist and founding member of the punk collective Pussy Riot, was convicted in 2012 of “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” and sentenced to two years in prison. Upon her release she helped found Media Zona, an independent media outlet which aims to hold Russia’s justice system to account. In the first of our daring new #...
Wednesday 13 September 2017 1pm-3:30pm - LG02 PSH Building, Goldsmiths University, 8 Lewisham Way, London SE14 6NW Full details
#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