Nations Unlimited - Åsne Seierstad

 Date:16/08/2006 - 17/08/2006
 Type:Culture, Literature
 Location:Scotland, Edinburgh

Åsne Seierstad is famous for her coverage of the war in Afghanistan, 2001. The influential legacies of these journalists have enlightened people – by bearing the heavy responsibility of witnessing and interpreting the events of war. Main questions to media coverage are among many: Can journalists give us a neutral picture of the events of war? And what drives journalists to take on this highly dangerous task?

The event will include a discussion between the leading journalists; Robert Fisk, Allan Little, George Packer and Åsne Seierstad who have all reported from war zones around the world.

Nations Unlimited: Reporters in the Field
Date: 16 August
Time: 7.30pm
Place: Highland Park Spiegeltent
Tickets: 8 £  (6 £ concession rate)
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Nations Unlimited: Åsne Seierstad

Åsne Seierstad looks at the legacy of the Balkan War.
Date: 17 August
Time: 2pm
Place: ScottishPower Studio Theatre
Tickets: 8 £  (6 £ concession rate)
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Åsne SeierstadPhoto: Cecilie Owren. Courtesy of Cappelen.