Newsroom: Sousveillance

On 18 September 2020, the Doc Media Centre hosted a sousveillance newsroom organised by Dr Paul J Reilly and John Coster. Dr. Aliaksandr Herasimenka (Oxford Internet Institute) spoke about his ongoing research on how digital media is used by activists in Belarus. Jenny Hayes (University of Sheffield) spoke about her PhD research on how NGOs have used…

Newsroom: Remembering Srebrenica 25

Programme: Kim Sadique, Associate Professor in Community & Criminal Justice, De Montfort University Kim is Chair – Remembering Srebrenica East Midlands Board – Twitter @EastSrebrenica and Co-Chair – Global Peace & Transitional Justice Research Group, De Montfort University – Twitter @DMU_GPTJRG     John Coster, Journalist and Documentary Media Centre Founder  John is the Media…

Newsroom: 24 hr Conflict Reportage

Saturday 2nd May 4pm Start – Join us on the Conflict Reportage Archive Facebook Page 5pm Legacy of Conflict – Steve Crump, Founder of Deafkidz International 6pm United Nations Peacekeeping and SDG16 – Mark Charlton, DMU 7pm The Troubles – Paul Reilly – University of Sheffield 9pm Alternative Conflict Reportage 10pm Borders 11pm Afghanistan…..the forever…

Genocide

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Srebrenica: Autopsy of a Massacre (52 mins) Amazon prime French Police Investigator, Jean-Rene Ruez.   Lost Images (28 mins) Amazon Prime Journalist, Zoran Petrovic – missing frames from his film footage.   Back to Bosnia (66 mins) Filmmaker Sabina Vajraca documents her Bosnian Muslim family’s…

The Human Cost

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: 9/11 – Amber Rondel documentary (3 mins) – interview with John Halker about the morning of September 11th 2001. We shall be in-conversation with Amber Rondel (filmmaker) and John Halker at 11.00am on Sunday 3rd May.   The Major Conflicts driving the World’s Worst Refugee…

Why Do People Take Up Arms

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Anna: The Woman Who Went to Fight ISIS – BBC iPlayer | 59 mins | 2019 The story of Anna Campbell, who travelled to northern Syria in secret in 2017. Just eight months after arriving and with no military background, Anna went to the front…

State Sanctioned Crime

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Burundi: Inside the secret killing house Burundi’s security services are running secret torture and detention sites to silence dissent, former government intelligence agents have told BBC Africa Eye (4th December 2018). Using cutting-edge reconstruction techniques, BBC Africa Eye examines one house in particular, which was…

West Africa ….the new frontline

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Film: Stacey Dooley Investigates Nigeria’s Female Suicide Bombers – BBC iPlayer film Nigerian Soldiers in Final Battle with Boko Haram | Viable Tv   Explanation of the Nigerian Civil War – ‘The Biafran Story’ – NewAfrica You Tube Photography: Biafra – Don McCullin’s 1969 powerful albino…

Media and Research Resources

Recommendations for further understanding around the subject / theme: Crisis Group – Crisis Watch is a global conflict tracker and monthly trends #CrisisWatch The New Humanitarian – formerly IRIN News #ForgottenConflicts   Wars in the World – website   Global Conflict Tracker – Council on Foreign Relations   Institute for War & Peace Reporting –…