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On the Ground - Filming the Refugee Crisis: with Harriet Dedman

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Pickwell Manor

Georgeham

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EX33 1LA

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Curated by the Royal Geographical Society and The Pickwell Foundation, this will be an evening of informal conversation and sharing of film footage by Harriet Dedman exploring her experience of the refugee crisis.

Based in New York, Harriet is a British documentary photographer, journalist and filmmaker. Over the course of 2015 and 2016, Harriet reported extensively on the Syrian refugee crisis, from Greece, Germany and the Jordanian border camps, and forms part of the cinematography team behind the feature documentary, Refugee. Previously based in Asia, she has covered stories throughout the region, including Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Revolution and the cessation of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009. An international lawyer, she has worked for leading British and US law firms, the United Nations and the British foreign and commonwealth office.

Harriet's work has been published by major outlets, including: HBO, VICE News, BBC World, BBC News, CNN Money, CNN International, AJ+, Smithsonian Magazine, Slate, ABC and The Financial Times. She is currently a staff Producer for the Emmy-nominated documentary newscast, VICE News Tonight on HBO, covering stories from the deployment of US troops to the Russian border, to the plight of Colombia's coca farmers and the de-militarisation of the FARC-EP.

The evening will include an informative and intriguing speech, as well as time for optional discussion at the end. There will be an open bar throughout the evening.

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