On Tuesday 17 April, the Frontline Club hosted award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian with documentary filmmaker and journalist Matthew Cassel, to discuss Nalbandian’s latest book, A Handful of Dust, and his experiences documenting the lives of Syrian refugees resettling in Turkey, followed by a Q&A with the Frontline audience. Most images of the Syrian refugee crisis […]
Our second in the series ‘Thinking Allowed’ 2 speakers debate over 1 question, this time can there be ‘good’ and ‘bad’ nationalism?
Award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian presents his second body of work “A Handful of Dust” humanistic portraits of Syrians in Turkey
Whistleblower Chris Wylie is coming public to disclose the truth behind Cambridge Analytica, Brexit and the 2016 US Elections.
With IS’s foothold removed from most of the country, and US Coalition-supported Kurdish forces tied up in a conflict against the Turkish army and its sponsored militias in the north-west Afrin region, it seems that the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and their Russian and Iranian backers are now concentrating on eradicating the last pockets of resistance by Syrian opposition forces.
To mark International Women’s Day 2018, The Frontline Club is hosting a discussion on the various diaspora of migrant women in the UK and the challenges of integration that they face in the light of Brexit, the continuing European migration crisis and a tightening of immigration policies.
It’s that time of the year again, we invite all members to join us for our annual drinks party in the clubroom where ample drink and food will be provided.
The Frontline Club is delighted to welcome Kevin Sullivan to present The Longest Winter, inspiring and authentic debut novel about life in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War.
Each evening will feature a topical new Russian play translated into English by Sputnik’s artistic director, Noah Birksted-Breen, and presented by a British theatre director and cast. The post-show talks will touch upon various aspects of life in Russia covering an array of issues, from the clampdown on theatre and freedom of speech to growing social tensions and immigration. There […]
By David Arnold, reporting from Sana’a Since arriving in Sana’a three weeks ago, I’ve been shocked by the contrast Yemen’s cosmopolitan capital provided to scaremongering international representations. For those outside it, Yemen remains synonymous with terrorism, yet in my experience people here are less concerned with Al-Qaeda bomb scares than with where next months salary […]
Discussing Britain’s record on involvement in the use of torture and asking whether it is to time to challenge the official line that the UK does not ‘participate in, solicit, encourage or condone’ torture.
Nearly 30 years on from Michael Buerk’s reporting from the famine in Ethiopia and the subsequent Live Aid, can a global audience be galvanised to act?
BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen reflects on the past two years of game-changing moments in the history of the Middle East.
In Land Rush directors Hugo Berkeley and Osvalde Lewat look at the situation in Mali where 75% of the population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing land for agribusiness farms.
As Americans go to the polls we invite you to join us to follow the live coverage of the 57th US Presidential election night.
Join us as we ask whether the criticism levelled at the BBC and its management is fair and how damaging it could be.
Just over fifteen years ago a major change in China’s society took place, the commercialisation of higher education.
Over 130 people with albinism have been brutally murdered or left mutilated in Tanzania since 2008, fuelled by a belief that albino body parts used in witchcraft will bring about prosperity and good fortune.
In the chaos caused by the beginning of World War II in Europe, three small boxes disappeared to be found again in a closet in Mexico City in 2007.
The American Dream poses an image of America that offers individual freedom and equal opportunity, but in recent years this has been tarnished.
Documents the courageous efforts of Uganda’s first openly gay man David Kato and his fellow LGBT activists.
The Frontline Club is set to host the first event in a new World Photography Organisation series, PhotoTALK.
Entwining beautiful animation and interviews, Beyond the Walls tells the story of former Arab and Palestinian prisoners detained in Israeli jails.
An evening of short documentaries from different parts of the world covering a wide range of topics, Shorts at the Frontline Club will showcase moving, striking and funny stories using different techniques.
The Frontline Club Awards were presented by Jon Snow on 25th October 2012 at the Frontline Club. A keynote speech from judge Jon Lee Anderson was followed by the presentation of the Awards.
The Frontline Club Awards for excellence in journalism were presented at the Frontline Club in London last night. Judged by seasoned journalism practitioners, the Presenter of the Awards, Channel 4 News’ Jon Snow, described the Frontline Club Awards as “given by the best, to the best”.
The Frontline Club Awards are presented annually in recognition of the most outstanding journalism seen over a one year period. They aim to reward independence of spirit, courage and the highest standards in journalism. The shortlist contains some of the year’s best journalism. After dinner and a drinks reception, speeches from judges Vaughan Smith and Jon Lee Anderson will be followed by the presentation of the Awards by Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow.
By Doug Brown A packed audience filled the Frontline Club forum on 23rd October to hear a panel tackle the question: In whose hands should internet governance be entrusted? Chaired by the Chief Executive of Index on Censorship Kirsty Hughes the event, in association with BBC Arabic, featured: Icelandic MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir; developer for The Tor Project, Jacob Appelbaum; independent media technology […]
In Iran it is reported that the government are building a national intranet that adheres to Islamic values and is isolated from the World Wide Web, in the UK the government is proposing a communications bill that will see an increase in monitoring of emails and social media by the police and intelligence agencies’.
With companies’ interests lying in the commercial gains of data and governments’ in the ability to monitor populations, join us as we ask to whose hands internet governance should be entrusted.