Organised by the International Law and Human Rights Unit in collaboration with the Irish Institute.
Join award-winning journalist and author Sally Hayden in conversation with Dr Seán Columb (School of Law and Social Justice) as she discusses some of the key findings from her groundbreaking book ‘My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World’s Deadliest Migration Route’ investigating human rights abuses committed against people seeking refuge, via the Central Mediterranean route, in Europe.
Sally Hayden is a journalist and the author of 'My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route'. Her first book, it was published last year by 4th Estate, HarperCollins (UK) and Melville House (US), and has since been translated into Dutch, Italian and Spanish. It won the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2022, An Post Irish Book of the Year, the Michel Déon Prize, and was a finalist for the Baillie Gifford Prize and the the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, among others. Sally's reporting over the last decade has focused on issues related to migration, human rights and humanitarian crises across Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Her work has been published or broadcast by outlets including the New York Times, the Washington Post, BBC, Channel 4 News, CNN, the Guardian and the Irish Times.
Sally is a law graduate and was recently appointed as an adjunct professor at the UCD Sutherland School of Law.