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Reporting the Rwandan Genocide
5-6.30 New Theatre, East Building, Houghton Street, London School of Economics 01 Dec, 2009
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The Polis Media Dialogues: Media and Identity
5 - 6.30 pm East Building, Houghton Street, London School of Economics 31 Dec, 2009
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Reporting the Rwandan Genocide

Lindsay Hilsum 5-6.30 Location: New Theatre, East Building, Houghton Street, London School of Economics Date: 01 Dec, 2009

In partnership with the LSE Arts Programme and the LSE Annual Fund, Polis will hold on event on Tuesday 1st December from 5 to 630pm looking at the reporting of the Rwandan genocide both during and after the atrocities as part of the Polis Media Dialogues on media and identity.

This event will discuss how the media reports post-atrocity Rwanda, and the implications this has in shaping the identity and recovery process of survivors of genocide. Joined by two survivors of the Rwandan genocide, Patrick Iregura  and Serge Rwigamba and Channel 4 News’ World Editor Lindsey Hilsum, this event will reflect on how the story was told before, during and after the brutal events. It will examine the gaps between reality on the ground during times of mass atrocity  and humanitarian crisis, and the public’s perception of it, as gleaned from the media, in the West.

The event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. Any queries, email .

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