International Journalism Week
International Journalism Week (or IJW) is a programme of events organised every year by the Journalism Studies Department at the University of Sheffield. Each year focuses on a key theme and includes panels, talks from external speakers, workshops and competitions for students.
What is International Journalism Week?
Watch as Professor Jackie Harrison, a number of our students and several guest speakers discuss why International Journalism Week is such a vital event for those studying Journalism.
IJW 2023: presenters
Find out more about the guest presenters, talks, panels and presentations taking place during International Journalism Week 2023.
Highlights from Past Events
2021 Keynote: Baroness Helena Kennedy
This keynote speech from 2021 demonstrates the essential importance of the binding legal framework of protections in the ICCPR and human rights treaties/conventions, and how this affects Journalists.
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Previous IJW Events
IJW has been hosted by the University of Sheffield for almost a decade. Past themes for IJW have included media freedom, journalistic liberty and Journalism in high-risk environments.
Find out more about the Organisers, Academics and Professional Services staff behind International Journalism week for this year.