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Commonwealth Journalists' Association

      Mahendra Ved On March 20, 2021, I stepped down as President of the Commonwealth Journalists Association, a non-government, voluntary body under the Commonwealth umbrella, ending a tenure that was prolonged, partly by Covid-19. Playing the host after over three decades, India was forced to hold the Delhi conference as a webinar, thanks […]

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The University of London has confirmed the membership of a Committee to conduct an inquiry into the future of Commonwealth Studies at the University. The creation of the Committee, to be chaired by Sir Malcolm Rifkind, the former UK Foreign Secretary, was announced following consultation about the future of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at […]

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Winner of last last year’s Hodson Award, New Zealander Kiraan Chetty.  Nominations are open for the annual Harry Hodson award, given by the Commonwealth Round Table for a written piece of work by an undergraduate or postgraduate student from a university in the Commonwealth.  The winner receives a £1000 cash prize and publication of their […]

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By Richard Bourne The death of Patsy Robertson on August 18, only two years after the death of her friend Derek Ingram, is a reminder of how much Commonwealth journalism owes to a handful of stalwarts who see enduring value in the Commonwealth and the power of free, honest expression. However unlike Derek, Patsy, a […]

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Applications for the Journalist Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism are now open. The programme, based at the University of Oxford, is one of the world’s leading schemes for practising, mid-career journalists to take some time out from their day jobs to explore journalism in depth. Most of the Journalist […]

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