Previous Events

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
CIJ Talk: Intro to Programming
This event is full. Always been curious about programming, but not sure if you'll be suited to it? Wondering what development is like, but never dipped your toe in the water? Or, are you taking your first steps, and in need of a helping hand? This session, with Jonathan Richards, is designed for the beginner programmer. It will assume no programming knowledge. It's divided into thee...
Tuesday 2 October 2012 Room AG35, College Building, 280 St John Street, City University London, EC1V 4PB Full details
Surveillance and Internet Security Workshop
A two-day workshop with Jacob Appelbaum and the Centre for Investigative Journalism discussing surveillance with a focus on practical internet anonymity will take place at City University in September 2012. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. More information and a booking form can be found here. 
Saturday 15 September 2012 - Sunday 16 September 2012 City University London Full details
The Fight against Corruption
The Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption (SCSC), Transparency International UK and Clifford Chance are pleased to announce that they will be hosting: The Fight Against Corruption conference this September. Conference participants will analyse what causes corruption, what efforts have been made to counteract it, and most importantly, where does the study and...
Thursday 6 September 2012 - Friday 7 September 2012 Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf, London Full details
Investigative Journalism MA
The last few places are available on this year’s MA in Investigative Journalism at City University London, starting on 24 September 2012. The one-year MA combines core journalistic skills with advanced research and investigation techniques including computer-assisted reporting, the effective use of public records and databases, and FOI. Course lecturers include David Leigh, Gavin MacFadyen...
Wednesday 1 August 2012 Facebook Q&A Full details
Summer School 2012
Dr Phil Hammond - GP, writer, broadcaster and comedian - will join and Sheila Coronel as a keynote speaker at the CIJ Summer School.  We apologise that George Galloway will no longer be speaking due to unforeseen circumstances. For more information please visit the Summer School 2012 section of our website. The Watergate Equation:Investigative Journalism = Good Journalism + Time This year...
Friday 6 July 2012 - Sunday 8 July 2012 City University London Full details
Summer School Keynote Speeches Open to the Public
Come and hear what Sheila Coronel, Dr Phil Hammond and the Leveson Inquiry panel have to say at the CIJ 2012 summer school. All keynote speeches will be open to the public.  Book your place now. Fri 6 July at 2pm  The Lessons From Leveson: Do investigative journalists need to behave differently? - £5  David Leigh (Investigations Executive Editor, The Guardian), Charlotte...
Friday 6 July 2012 - Sunday 8 July 2012 City University Full details
Covering Corruption Workshop
The International Press Institute, in cooperation with the US-based Investigative News Network, is to host a one-day seminar for investigative reporters covering corruption on 23 June in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The workshop will focus on examples of successful journalism projects on corruption with an emphasis on how to collaborate internationally on investigations into political and corporate...