About Events at the Frontline Club
Wednesday, 19th February, 7:00PM
Join Akhmed Zakaev, dissident and Prime Minister of the Chechen Republic’s government in exile, in conversation with Luke Harding, Foreign Correspondent at The Guardian, on the subject of Zakaev’s recent book, Subjugate or Exterminate!: A Memoir of Russia’s Wars in Chechnya.
Thursday, 20th February, 7:00PM
Leading journalists gather at The Frontline Club to discuss what the implications of the upcoming Assange extradition trial are for both press freedom and freedom of speech.
Tuesday, 25th February 2020, 7:00PM
The Frontline Club and Women In Journalism present this special screening of Bombshell, and a panel discussion, including Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Kay Burley and Eleanor Mills.
Wednesday, 4th March, 7:00PM
For decades, the question has haunted the Arab and Muslim world, heard across Iran and Syria, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, and in the author’s home country of Lebanon. Was it always so? When did the extremism, intolerance and bloodletting of today displace the region’s cultural promise and diversity?
Thursday, 5th March, 7:00PM
The Frontline Club host a screening and panel talk on this powerful and shocking investigation from BBC New Arabic into an online slave market enabled by the big tech companies of Silicon Valley.
Monday, 9th March, 7:00PM
The Frontline Club hosts this talk on present-day Fukushima, after the relocation of Japanese citizens to towns exposed to the catastrophic radioactive leak in 2011, following the earthquake and tsunami. Giles Price examines this re-habitation in his surreal photography, and is joined by environmental writer Fred Pearce to discuss the disaster within the wider context of climate change and the global impact of manmade catastrophes.
Wednesday, 11th March, 7:00PM
Keenie Meenie Services – the most powerful mercenary company you’ve never heard of – was involved in war crimes around the world from Sri Lanka to Nicaragua for which its shadowy directors have never been held accountable. Discussion with the books author, Phil Miller and chaired by, broadcast journalist, Nalini Sivathasan.
Thursday, 12th March, 7:00PM
In the week marking the 9th anniversary of the Syrian uprising, the Frontline Club hosts a discussion with leading journalists, including Sam Dagher and Elizabeth Palmer, on developments there and in the wider region.