At VII Dumbo in New York City, an exhbition of Ron Haviv's photographs of post-earthquake Haiti and fundraiser for Partners in Health.
The exhibition will feature intimate reportage from Ron Haviv, who was in Haiti less than 24 hours after the earthquake devastated Port au Prince and surrounding areas.
For more information, see the VII agency website.
28 Jay Street
Brooklyn NY 11201
March 4 to March 26, 2010
Gallery hours 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Public Reception and Fundraiser:
Thursday, March 4, 2010
6:30 to 9:00 pm
At Columbia University in New York City, a briefing by Kristen Lombardi of the Center for Public Integrity on her investigative series.
Lombardi will offer a behind-the-scenes look at her team's groundbreaking series "Sexual Assault on Campus: A Frustrating Search for Justice." Their investigation uncovered a disturbing culture of silence surrounding rape among students and institutional barriers to those victims who seek justice.
Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
The Stabile Student Center
116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY
At New York University in New York City, a day-long symposium featuring panels and a keynote speech reflecting on recent and continuing calamities, both man-made and natural.
The symposium, co-sponsored by the New York Institute for the Humanities and the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU, will feature conversations between over a dozen journalists, writers, thinkers, and activists who have faced disaster.
For a complete list of panelists and sessions, go to the official website.
At the Crown Palladium in Melbourne, Australia, a dinner honoring winners of the Quill Awards for Excellence in Victorian Journalism.
Awards in 25 categories will be given to leading journalists in the state of Victoria, Australia, at a dinner with keynote speaker Bruce Shapiro, executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.
For more details, see the official website.
At Riverside Church in New York City, community and religious leaders, advocacy groups and artists, will receive testimony from veterans and experts about moral and religious criteria of just war.
Expert witnesses in addition to veterans will discuss moral questions facing soldiers both before and during combat, international agreements governing the justification and conduct of war, and limits of military regulations of conscientious objection.
For more information, see the Truth Commission on Conscience in War website.
At Dart Centre Europe's London office, a round-table discussion on the logistical and reporting challenges posed by mass trauma.
The earthquake that struck Haiti in January brought chaos and horrror to a small country illl-equipped to face disaster on such a scale. Are there distinctive lessons to be learnt from how the crisis in Haiti was covered? And what do journalists need to know when operating in any disaster zone?
Meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., this open discussion will be led by David Loyn, the BBC's international development correspondent, and Gavin Rees, director of Dart Centre Europe.
This event will last from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
48 Gray's Inn Road
London WC1X 8LT
Entrance around the corner on Baldwin Gardens. Nearest tube: Chancery Lane
Lunch will be provided.
Places are limited, so RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place.
Applications are due for the inaugural Dart Center Academic Fellowships.
The annual Dart Center Academic Fellowship program is designed to provide college and university journalism faculty and advisors to student media advanced skills in teaching the art and craft of newsgathering, storytelling and self-care when reporting human tragedy.
For more information about the fellowship and how to apply, see the Academic Fellowship application guidelines.
Your contributions help the Dart Center nurture informed, innovative and ethical news reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide.
The Dart Center is a project of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.