IRP Events

  • A Quiet Defiance: Women Resisting Jihad in Mali

    "Women Resisting Jihad in Mali," an exhibition of photographic works by Katie Orlinsky depicting women in central Mali and highlighting the vibrant culture that resisted the al- Qaida jihadist effort to impose sharia, will be on view Dec. 16, 2016-Jan. 26, 2017, in the Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall. 

  • IRP COP22 Event: Reporting on Climate Change from Marrakech

    The International Reporting Project is pleased to present two leading environmental journalists who have just returned from two weeks covering the 22nd Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) talks in Marrakech, Morocco, where delegates from 196 countries discussed the future of global climate change negotiations. Journalists Zachary Colman and Susan Phillips, each of whom filed numerous reports from Marrakech, will discuss the impact on the conference of Donald Trump’s election and how COP22 delegates and climate change activists see the future of global climate change negotiations in the wake of the...

  • Reporting on Religion: October 15, 2013

    This event is currently at capacity. RSVPs are no longer being accepted. On Tuesday, October 15, from 12 pm to 2 pm, the 2013 U.S. Fellows on Global Religion Reporting will discuss their IRP trips. • Liana Aghajanian will report on Iranian refugees in Germany. • Allyn Gaestel will report on the role of religious leaders in Senegal’s family planning debates. • Kate Linthicum will report on Buddhist-Muslim tensions in Burma. • Rowan Moore Gerety will focus on faith healing in Nigeria. • Katie Orlinsky will travel to Mali to document the role...

  • Reporting on Religion

    On Tuesday, November 13, from 12 pm to 2 pm, the 2012 fall IRP Fellows will discuss their international reporting trips. Emily Brennan, news assistant for The New York Times, covered churches and adoption in Haiti. Kimberly Burge, freelance journalist, surveyed religion and sexual violence in South Africa. JP Dukes, freelance journalist, examined the rise of Protestantism in Guatemala. Alexis Okeowo, freelance journalist, chronicled Christian-Muslim tensions in Nigeria. Join them to discuss the challenges of reporting abroad, particularly reporting on religion. A complimentary lunch will be provided. Please RSVP with your name and affiliation toirp@jhu...

  • Film Screening: “Baseball in the Time of Cholera”

    Please join us for a film screening and panel discussion of Baseball in the Time of Cholera on Wednesday, July 18, at 5 pm. IRP will be co-sponsoring the event with the International Law and Organizations Program at SAIS and the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti. The film, co-produced by Olivia Wilde, follows the stories of a young baseball player and a Haitian lawyer representing victims of the cholera epidemic as they both struggle for survival and justice. Panelists will include: Jonathan M. Katz, journalist and author of The Big Truck That Went By Ruth Wedgwood, director of the...

  • IRP Fellows Report on Global Health Successes and Failures

    Join five IRP journalists as they share the results of their five-week global health reporting projects at a lunch discussion. The IRP Fellows are returning from India, Morocco, Myanmar & Thailand, Papua New Guinea and South Sudan, and they will present short reports and answer questions on maternal and child health, noncommunicable diseases, rural and emerging health systems, migrant care, and other issues. Join them to discuss what is and isn't working in international health systems. Speakers A social worker gives polio drops to children from al-Muniera village in Madani, South Sudan.AFP Juhie Bhatia monitored Morocco's maternal...

  • “Bhopali” and Two IRP Films to Be Screened at 20th Annual DC Environmental Film Festival

    On the evening of Thursday, March 22, IRP will host three film screenings as part of the DC Environmental Film Festival. "Bhopali," a full-length documentary about the worst industrial disaster ever recorded, will be screened along with two short films, produced by IRP, covering corporate social responsibility. The event, which is open to the public, will feature introductions of the works by the filmmakers and opening remarks by John Schidlovsky, the director of IRP. Date: Thursday, March 22, 2012 Time: 6:30 pm Location: Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036 Price: Free RSVP: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 202-663-7726 ...

  • Journalists Cover the Globe

    Join ten journalists as they share the results of their five-week IRP reporting projects at a lunch discussion. The IRP Fellows have just returned from Benin, Swaziland, Taiwan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Ireland, Bolivia, Thailand, Nigeria, South Africa, Japan and Malaysia, and they will present short reports and answer questions on religion, atrocity/genocide prevention, resource management, education, and other issues.SpeakersEmily Alpert (voiceofsandiego) reports on Bolivia’s education reforms.Alex Daniels interviewed cotton farmers and experts in Benin.Alex Daniels (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette) compares cotton trades in Benin and Arkansas. David Francis (freelance) investigates Nigeria’s oil investors. Alex Gallafent (PRI...

  • International Environmental Reporting: Fertile Field or Fallow Ground?

    The annual conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) officially begins on October 19, 2011, in Miami, Florida. But before the opening events, the conference will be hosting a panel on international environmental news coverage with nonprofit journalism leaders and European and Latin American journalists. As U.S. media outlets shutter foreign bureaus and zero out travel budgets, the importance of global environmental reporting has never been greater. What are U.S. and international organizations doing to support international reporting? And how can U.S. and overseas journalists work better together? Wednesday, October 19, 2011 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Location: Chopin Ballroom Snacks and...

  • Sideways on a Scooter

    How have the lives of modern Indian women changed? Miranda Kennedy, an IRP Fellow in 2009, will address this question and many more in a discussion of her recent book, Sideways on a Scooter: Life and Love in India. Date: May 24, 2011 Time: 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. Location: Rome Auditorium Address: 1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036 RSVP: Please send your name and affiliation to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Miranda will sign copies of her book, which will be available to purchase at the event. Light refreshments will be served. The event is sponsored by the International Reporting Project (IRP),...