Category : Events

The hard news debate: Can quality journalism survive in a world of fake news and social media?

alt informationSenior journalists and media leaders are to debate at a London Press Club event whether quality journalism can survive

Unspeakable: Banned books, difficult words, taboos

alt informationEssex Book Festival and Index on Censorship invite you to join them for Unspeakable, a day of challenging and illuminating conversations, performance, exhibitions and workshops hosted by the University of Essex, that explores historic and contemporary issues of censorship, no-platforming, freedom of speech, and taboos.

Is humanity in denial?

alt informationAll of us deny inconvenient truths sometimes, but what happens when denial becomes ‘denialism’, a systematic attempt to overturn established scholarly findings?

Beast on the Moon: Rewriting of history

alt informationRichard Kalinoski’s Beast on the Moon, set in 1920’s Milwaukee, focuses on Aram and his teenage "mailorder" bride Seta, both survivors of the Armenian Genocide

Gatekeepers of censorship: Contemporary erotic art in a digital age

alt informationJoin Julia Farrington, associate arts producer at Index on Censorship, psychoanalyst and professor Adam Phillips, and artist Celia Hempton as they discuss the challenges in creating erotic art in today’s contemporary art world with journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Wark.

Birth, Marriage and Death: What are we afraid to talk about?

alt informationJoin authors Xinran and Emile Pine and Gabby Edlin, CEO of Bloody Good Period, to tackle the tricky topics of the taboo and (self-)censorship when it comes to some of our most human experiences at the launch of Index on Censorship's latest magazine.

Risks, rights and reputations: challenging a risk averse culture

alt informationThis vital half-day training for CEOs and chairs of trustees supports arts and cultural organisations to handle difficult subjects and sensitive stories to deliver the best work possible

22 November: UK Internet Governance Forum 2018

alt informationThis year’s UK-Internet Governance Forum meeting is being held at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London and will focus on Solutions for The Digital Age.

Demonising the media: Threats to journalists in Europe

alt informationJoin Index on Censorship at the Foreign Press Association alongside media representatives, policy makers and experts to debate the conclusions of a major report on Mapping Media Freedom.

Artist’s Talk: Museum of Dissidence – Cuba

alt informationA talk with our Freedom of Expression award-winners behind the Museum of Dissidence about the power of art in Cuba

Marking one year since the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta

alt informationJoin Index on Censorship, PEN International and Reporters Without Borders for a candlelight vigil to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia.