Covid 19

Online Events - Thursday 29th April 2021 19:00 BST

Vaccine Diplomacy

The Covid-19 pandemic marks the first time in modern history that all of humanity has experienced the same invisible public health menace at once. It has also revealed deep fractures in the multilateral approach to vaccine distribution – with production hoarded and even blocked, and with many countries left to fend for themselves. Meanwhile, taking […]

ONLINE EVENT- Thursday 4th February 19:00

The Power of the Still Image: Inspiration for photo series during Covid

DISCUSSION Thursday 4th February, 7pm (GMT) THE INSPIRATION TO CREATE PHOTO SERIES DURING COVID A series of talks related to the influence and impact of the still photograph in conversation with documentary photographer Carol Allen-Storey. The still photo captures a moment in time allowing the viewer to slow down and think, be reflective. It allows for […]

ONLINE EVENT - Thursday 1st October 19:00 BST

From the front – The Freelance perspective

The Freelancer Perspective: This week, a discussion with leading freelance journalists about the challenges they face covering world events.

ONLINE EVENT - Thursday 30th July 19:00 BST

Kleptoscope – What are Trump and Covid doing to the fight against corruption?

In this latest “Kleptoscope, journalist Oliver Bullough is joined by some of the world’s leading experts in the politics and mechanics of corruption, to discuss how the twin threats of Trump and COVID-19 are undermining years of progress, and what we can do about it.

ONLINE - Thursday 2nd July, 19:00 BST


Join Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, ex Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling and award winning financial columnist Stephanie Flanders to discuss the how the world comes back from the stupendous coronavirus pandemic public debt, how the world order will change and who the winners and losers are likely to be.

ONLINE - Thursday 25th June, 1900 BST

THE STATE OF PRIVACY- Public Health Vs Civil Liberties

In more than a dozen countries technology is already used to track and trace the infection, but how is it used as a state-controlled surveillance tool?

ONLINE - Thursday 11th June, 1500pm BST

The Great Fall Of China?

China’s usually bullish economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020, a clear indication of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Depressed demand from abroad is likely to impact the economy further. With Covid-19 resulting in less global trade and a reduced appetite for international collaboration what might be the impacts be on China?

ONLINE EVENT - Thursday, 30th April, 15:00hrs GMT

Covering Covid 19

A discussion on the unprecedented challenges when it comes to covering the global pandemic in terms of accurately reporting a complex and fast-moving story. Covid 19 poses a unique set of challenges; to interpret the scientific data, tell the human stories, counter conspiracy theories and hold political leaders to account.