Dates and times
Saturday 23 March 2019
4:45PM - 6:00PM
While covering the war in Syria, veteran photographer Paul Conroy and Marie Colvin, one of the foremost war correspondents of her generation, decided to smuggle themselves across enemy lines, but tragedy struck when a rocket killed Colvin and ripped a hole in Conroy's leg. Under the Wire is the epic, untold account of Conroy and Colvin's last, tragic assignment together.
Ed Gorman’s Death of a Translator is a powerful and personal memoir covering conflicts in Northern Ireland, the Gulf, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. It is a searingly honest description of a mind haunted and eventually paralysed by the terror of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
This event concludes with the awarding of the 2019 Ian Bell Prize. This is an award for young journalists in Scotland organised by the NUJ and The Bell Family in memory of this much loved journalist.