Category : Events

Julia Farrington talks art and censorship

Julia Farrington, associate arts producer at Index on Censorship, will discuss art and censorship at Hackney Wick at the independent bar and creative space Grow.

Satire on the front line: Aseem Trivedi and Martin Rowson

Aseem Trivedi will join Martin Rowson in London to discuss, draw and debate freedom of expression and solidarity across borders.

Index magazine launch: “We have reached peak indifference to surveillance”

Index readers and contributors gathered to listen to writer Cory Doctorow and tech journalist Geoff White lay out the importance of online privacy and protecting personal data.

7 Nov: Museums are increasingly under pressure

Museums are increasingly under pressure from funders, the press and donors to change their programming, displays and events. As part of the Museum Association's annual conference Index on Censorship's Julia Farrington will tale about Index's guides for arts organisations dealing with controversial exhibitions.

Bahrain: Protesters call for Nabeel Rajab’s release

On Thursday 6 October, human rights groups gathered outside the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office to hold a vigil for imprisoned Bahraini human rights advocate, Nabeel Rajab

6 Oct: Join us to tell the UK to help free Bahraini Nabeel Rajab

Join Index on Censorship, English Pen and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy for a vigil outside the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at 12 pm on Thursday 6 October to mark the trial of Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, who could be sentenced to up to 15 years in prison. The Index on […]

18 Oct: Culture, conflict, change

As part of Nafasi Week UK, In Place Of War is showcasing some of the world’s most groundbreaking artists, activists and creative entrepreneurs

25 Oct: Does anonymity need defending? Index magazine launch

Join us with writer Cory Doctorow and tech journalist Geoff White to debate the importance of anonymity, and find out more on how to protect your own identity online

23 Oct: Comedy and censorship at the Battle of Ideas

Are reactions against offensive comics part of healthy debate over where we draw the line or is there something uniquely censorious in the reaction of audiences and comics alike?

Oct 2016: Norwegian musician Moddi stands #WithTheBanned

To mark the release of Norwegian musician Moddi’s new album, Unsongs, Index on Censorship is proud to announce a special series of appearances by currently banned voices from around the world