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Upcoming events

Whistleblowers and Mischief-makers: The Ethics of Scandal
10am - 4pm London College of Communication: Boardroom 21 Nov, 2008
ICE aims to bring together academics, professiona... read more


Humanitarian Communications in a Global Media Age Symposium
LSE 21 Nov, 2008
'Humanitarian Communications in a Global Media A... read more

Brigen suicide

'Reporting Suicide in the Media'
01 Dec, 2008
The past year has seen considerable debate about ... read more


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POLIS Events this Autumn

Date: 01 Oct, 2008

Here are some of the events POLIS is taking on this Autumn

Illuminating the Public Sphere in Post-Conflict and Fragile Environments, 8th
Polis Media Leadership dialogues, Emily Bell, 14th
Polis Media Leadership dialogues, Peter Bazalgette, 21st
'Respect for Contempt?: Keeping Speech Free and Trials Fair', 23rd
Polis Media Leadership dialogues, Charlie Leadbeater,28th
Media, Ethics and Humanitarianism seminar one, 30th

Polis Media leadership dialogues, Caroline Thomson, 4th
Humanitarian Campaigning seminar two, 6th
Polis Media Leadership dialogues, Samira Ahmed 11th
Ed Richards, Ofcom, 12th
Reporting on Humanitarian Crises: Media and NGO’s seminar three, 13th
Polis Media leadership dialogues, Benedict Brogan, 18th
Media and Contempt Law Seminar (invitation only), 20th
Financial Journalism Report Launch, 17th
Humanitarianism beyond Human Rights Conference (invitation only), 21st
Polis Media Leadership dialogues, James Harding, 25th

International Media Reporting of Youth Suicide, 1st
Polis Media Leadership dialogues, 2nd

Please email us at polis@lse.ac.uk for further information