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22 Feb

This is War

Feb 22nd, 6pm

War reporters discuss the impact of war, the role of war reporting, and the capacity for empathy that extends beyond the lens.


Corinne Dufka, known for covering conflicts from El Salvador to Africa, underwent a transformative shift in perspective after missing the 1998 al-Qaida bombings. Instead of empathy, she felt regret for not documenting the tragedy, prompting her to move away from photography. Dufka transitioned to taking testimonies and working as a criminal investigator for the UN war crimes court.


Venue:

The Conduit London



Moderator:

Lindsey Hilsum




Speakers

Corinne Dufka

Human Rights Watch

Matthew Mpoke Bigg

New York Times

Lindsey Hilsum

Channel 4 News

9 May

The Evolution of War

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The bestselling historian and biographer Andrew Roberts made his reputation with landmark volumes on Napoleon and the Second World War. Now he joins historian and podcast superstar Tom Holland live on stage in London to explore what the last seventy years of conflict tell us about what the decades ahead will bring.


Venue:

St James Church

Clerkenwell Close London EC1R 0EA





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