The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Åsne Seierstad: Into the Syrian Jihad

Based on her experience of writing Two Sisters, her latest book about two Norwegian sisters who leave their home near Oslo for jihad Syria, Åsne Seierstad came to the CIJ to talk about how to report the conflict in Syria, domestic Islamic extremism and the rise of the Islamic State group.

Chair: James Harkin, CIJ Director.

This talk was hosted at Goldsmiths, University of London, as part of the #LOGANCIJ Talks Series.

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Åsne Seierstad

Åsne Seierstad is an acclaimed Norwegian writer and investigative journalist and the author of The Bookseller of Kabul. Her books have sold over a million copies to date: Two Sisters was the best-selling book in Norway in 2016.


  • 21 March 2018
Location: Goldsmiths, University of London