Pakistan journalists in London October 9-17

Pakistan journalists tour of London October 9-17

Speakers:
Qatrina Hosain, Director, Current Affairs, Express News
Rahimullah Yusufzai, Executive Editor, Peshawar, The News
Beena Sarwar, Editor, Special Projects, Jang Group (Aman ki Asha)
Mustafa Qadri, Journalist, The Guardian, Radio Australia, The Diplomat


Oct 11: Chatham House, 6-7 pm (NOTE: members only event)
Oct 13: SOAS, 6-8 pm (no registration required)
Oct 15:  The Guardian, 7 pm
Oct 16: British Pakistan Foundation launch (TBC).

For inquiries, contact Mustafa Quadri <syed_mustafa_qadri@yahoo.com.au>. Details:

Pakistan & its crises: a journalist’s perspective Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs)
NOTE: Members only event
6-7pm Monday October 11

10 St James’s Square London SW1Y 4LE
Pakistan has faced a myriad of crises over the last decade. No one has had a better perspective on them than its journalists. Join Chatham as we meet experienced journalists from Pakistan talk about the country they know and report on every day. 30 minutes of panel discussion introduced by Mustafa Qadri and chaired by Farzana Shaikh. Each speaker given 7 minutes to discuss. Followed by 40-60 minutes of audience questions.

Pakistan, its journalists and the stories the West forgets
Centre for International Studies & Diplomacy, School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS)
& London School of Economics (LSE)
6-8pm Wednesday October 13
(Open invitation, no registration required)
Brunei Theatre (SOAS) Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
A roundtable discussion of Pakistan as seen from the eyes of some of the most respected journalists in the country. Participants will discuss the portrayal of Pakistan in the West and the critical features of this fascinating country that rarely get reported. The event will include footage of the journalists reporting on recent major events in Pakistan, including the floods, protests and much more.

Pakistan’s journalists – lifting the lid
Guardian Foundation, 7pm Friday October 15
Kings Place 90 York Way London N1 9GU
Format: roundtable discussion on Pakistan’s print, television and other media outlets, their affects on political life and the challenges and rewards of being a journalist in Pakistan.

British Pakistan Foundation launch
Evening of Saturday October 16 Details TBC

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