Sept. 7th: "Mr Jones" - Biography of Gareth Jones Book Launch

August 2, 2022 • Cultural, Educational, Upcoming events • Views: 207

Biography of Gareth Jones

What: Join the launch party of the Biography of Gareth Jones, “Mr. Jones” – a Ukrainian hero, the first reporter to uncover the truth of the Holodomor.

When: Wed, 7 September 2022 18:30 – 20:30 BST

Where: 154 Holland Park Avenue, London, W11 4UH

Tickets: Free

Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mr-jones-gareth-jones-by-martin-shipton-book-launch-free-tickets-tickets-392321402877?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

More About the Event

Author Martin Shipton will be joined by the Welsh and Ukrainian communities of London, and invited guests, to celebrate his new biography of the acclaimed Welsh journalist Gareth Jones. The evening will include the author giving a brief lecture on the life and legacy of Gareth Jones, followed by a Question and Answer session.

More About Gareth Jones

Murdered in Mongolia in 1935 aged only 29, the Welsh investigative journalist Gareth Jones is a national hero in Ukraine for being the first reporter to reveal the truth about the Holodomor – the 1932-33 genocide inflicted on Ukraine by the Soviet Union during which over four million people perished.

  • Jones was educated in Welsh, English, Russian, French and German.
  • He was talented, well-connected and determined to discover the truth behind the momentous political events of the post-war period.
  • He traveled widely to report on Mussolini’s Italy.

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