talks

Online Event - Thursday 6th May 2021 19:00 BST

DNA Of The Iconic Image

Main Photograph above, Don McCullins, Shell-shocked US Marine, The Battle of Hue   PHOTOGRAPHY TALK DNA OF THE ICONIC IMAGE Thursday 6th May 7pm BST Part of series with photographer Carol Allen-Storey Panel:   Fiona Shields – Commissioning photo editor at the Guardian newspaper, London     Brandei Estes – Head of photography Sotheby’s London   […]


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 1st April 2021 19:00 BST

The Influence Of Ethnic Diversity in Photography

What are the challenges and cultural sway for black and ethnic diversity in the photographic world? With       Host: Carol Allen-Storey is an award-winning photojournalist     Panel Below:     Jennie Ricketts is a photography editor, curator, consultant and mentor. She is a former Picture Editor of The Observer Magazine,where she worked for […]


Online Event - Thursday 11th March 2021 19:00

Reporting Democracy’s Faultlines

Are we living in a new age of protest? Journalists who have been covering some of the world’s most dramatic recent protests and civil unrest will discuss how people across the political spectrum are making their voices heard, and with what consequences.


Tuesday, 4th February 2020, 7:00PM

Pills, Powder and Smoke

Best-selling author and journalist Antony Loewenstein will be at Frontline to discuss Pills, Powder, and Smoke, his in-depth investigation of the individuals, officials, activists, victims, DEA agents, and traffickers caught up in this deadly war. Travelling through the UK, the US, Australia, Honduras, the Philippines, and Guinea-Bissau, he uncovers the secrets of the drug war, why it’s so hard to end, and who is really profiting from it. Chaired by BBC Newsnight’s International Editor, Gabriel Gatehouse.


September 25, 2012

Insight Tarun J. Tejpal: The Story of My Assassins

Named one of India’s most influential people by The Guardian, Businessweek and Asiaweek, Tarun J. Tejpal is an acclaimed journalist, publisher, novelist and founder of Tehelka, a news organisation that has become renowned globally for its aggressive public interest journalism. He will be joining us in conversation with Shahzeb Jillani, South Asia Editor at BBC World Service News to talk about his work and the media landscape in India today.


September 25, 2012 7:00 PM

Insight Tarun J. Tejpal: The Story of My Assassins

Named one of India’s most influential people by The Guardian, Businessweek and Asiaweek, Tarun J. Tejpal is an acclaimed journalist, publisher, novelist and founder of Tehelka, a news organisation that has become renowned globally for its aggressive public interest journalism. He will be joining us in conversation with Shahzeb Jillani, South Asia Editor at BBC […]


March 13, 2012 7:00 PM

On the media: The protesters toolkit – revolutionary apps

Governments and security forces are becoming increasingly wise to the role of social media in organising and enhancing protest movements.


February 22, 2012

Journalists killed as CPJ’s ‘Attacks on the Press’ is released

By Helena Williams No one who attended last night’s discussion at the Frontline Club on the safety of journalists was under any illusion that the issue was not an important one, but few there could have anticipated that it would be so topical. News of the death of Sunday Times journalist Marie Colvin, a regular at the […]


February 21, 2012 7:00 PM

Reporting under fire: covering a new world of political unrest

Join us for the launch of a series of events, screenings and workshops at which we will be examining the challenges to safety faced by journalists around the world.
The event will also mark the launch of the Committee to Protect Journalists’ Attacks on the Press report which will be presented by CPJ executive director Joel Simon.


January 26, 2012

Watch Frontline Club events live on Ustream

Many of the Frontline Club’s talks and screenings have been fully booked of late. If you’ve missed out on a ticket for a fully booked talk don’t despair, we film all our talks and live stream them via our Ustream channel.


January 12, 2012

Looking ahead to February at the Frontline Club

Our packed February programme kicks off with an opportunity to hear from former Google executive Wael Ghonim, who helped mobilise support for Egypt’s street protests with his ‘We are all Khaled Said’ Facebook page and was recently named one of Time magazine’s top 100 most influential people.  The following week we will be launching a series of discussions, screenings and workshops examining the risks faced […]


July 14, 2011

Looking ahead to screenings and talks at Frontline Club in August

August kicks off our summer Change Season, with talks and screenings focusing on the people and events that are changing the world. The season begins with Goodbye Mubarak, a portrait of people in Egypt prior to protests that erupted on 25 January and resulted in the ousting of Hosni Mubarak.   Our season of screenings goes […]


March 29, 2011

What’s on at the Frontline Club – a look at the week ahead

On Thursday we have a fantastic opportunity to engage with some of the key voices in the Egyptian Revolution. A special event in association with BBC Arabic Service at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, this is an unmissable opportunity to hear Omar Robert Hamilton, Manal Hassan, Khalid Abdalla, Salma Said and others reflect on the […]


February 1, 2011 7:00 PM

In the Picture: Cartoonist of the Year – Martin Rowson

Although they are often ignored as a serious form of journalism, cartoons not only capture the flavour of a political era, they can provide some of the most enduring memories of politicians.
Cartoonist Martin Rowson will be speaking with Laurie Taylor at the Club about the power of satire, how he uses cartoons to create acerbic critiques of the world of politics and politicians and explaining how he goes about his work.


August 27, 2010 7:00 PM

Vietnam: A turning point for reporting war

A special event about reporting from Vietnam with some of the giants of war reporting including Jon Swain, Michael Nicholson and Patrick Chauvel.


May 10, 2010

Photographing the sex trade: Dana Popa at the Frontline Club on Friday

Romanian photographer Dana Popa will be speaking at the Frontline Club on Friday about her project not Natasha. Here is a taster of what the talk will involve.