Talks & Screenings

Find out more about our ongoing series of talks, panels and screenings supported by The Reva & David Logan Foundation.

Past Events

The Centre for Investigative Journalism and the Institute of Contemporary Arts: ICA present Closed Circuit, a series of broadcast discussions on the status of information in the age of digital media.   Bringing together figures from the worlds of journalism, politics, media theory and the arts, the series spans state-sponsored propaganda, ‘fake news’, revised histories, […]

03 June at 6:30pm, Goldsmiths, University of London. How do Chinese young people use new media like WeChat and Baidu and how has it changed their lives and relationships? Amid censorship, blocking and the advanced Chinese surveillance state, how much can they trust it and how does surveillance change their behaviour? Karoline Kan author of Under Red […]

28 May at 6:30pm, Goldsmiths, University of London. Amid the closure of some traditional outlets and the fracturing of traditional boundaries between left and right, what is the future of radical journalism? How much can it borrow from the outrage-fuelled world of new media, and how far is it in danger of taking refuge in […]

15 May at 6:30pm, Goldsmiths, University of London. Amid the rise of populism and surveillance apparatuses and the fragility of liberal democracies, what does it mean to be subversive in the contemporary era?

3 April at 6:30pm, Goldsmiths, University of London. In February The Cairncross Review published its long-awaited recommendations to protect high-quality, public interest news: tax relief to support local news and investigative journalism, a new Institute for Public Interest News overseeing an innovation fund, fresh obligations on Google and Facebook to promote trust in the information […]

5 February at 6:30pm, Goldsmiths, University of London. What can the death of Jamal Khashoggi tell us about the sophisticated machinery of surveillance in the Gulf, Turkey and beyond? David Kirkpatrick, who investigated the Khashoggi case for The New York Times, in conversation with Matthew Hedges. David Kirkpatrick has served as The New York Times’s Cairo Bureau Chief […]

From his reports on the massacre at My Lai, to his exposure of the horrors of Abu Ghraib, to his more recent attempts to get to the bottom of the circumstances of Osama Bin Laden’s death and the conflict in Syria, Seymour Hersh has over five decades made a reputation as one of the world’s […]

  Pulitzer-prize winner Lawrence Wright’s career as a staff writer for The New Yorker has taken him from in-depth, narrative reporting of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State to developments within America’s neglected heartlands.