Past events

We've archived the details of some past events here for reference.

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International Journalism Week 2019

November 2019
A week of debate and reflection with guest speakers and activities, with a worldwide focus on media and journalism.


Global Journalism Film Festival 2019

June 2019
A programme of award-winning fact-based films exploring some of the responsibilities and dilemmas faced by journalists.


International Journalism Week 2018

November 2018
The seventh international week of discussions around media research and practice from a global perspective.


The role of the factual mass media in post-conflict reconstruction

June 2018
A conference from our research institute Centre for Freedom of the Media (CFOM), exploring the role the media can play in helping to (re-)build civil societies.


International Journalism Week 2017

November 2017
Our sixth annual series of events exploring media issues globally looked at Journalism in High-Risk Environments.


From Propaganda to Fake News: Deception, Manipulation and Truth in the Contemporary Media Environment

September 2017
Inaugural lecture from Professor Piers Robinson.


Cato Street and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland

September 2017
A conference exploring the 1820 plot against the UK government.

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CHINED VI: The Sixth International Conference on Historical News Discourse

June 2017
This event scrutinised the social implications of genre in historical news language.


Digital Opportunities and Challenges: Researching Journalism and Media in a Digital Age

January 2017
A two-day conference looking at new directions in the media in the age of global communications technology.


International Journalism Week 2016

November 2016
Our fifth annual international week focused on issues surrounding global media freedom and journalists' safety.


Our BBC, Our Channel 4: A future for public service television?

June 2016
A public forum as part of Sheffield Doc:Fest exploring the possible outcomes for public service broadcasting in the UK.


Global Journalism Conference

May 2016
A day of discussions around digital journalism and reporting of European issues, specially for students taking MA Global Journalism.


International Journalism Week 2015

November 2015
Our fourth series of lectures and seminars on media and journalism from an international perspective.


After Snowden: 20th Anniversary Lecture with Alan Rusbridger

October 2014
A visit from the Guardian editor to celebrate our birthday and discuss journalism after the NSA/GCHQ revelations.

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