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Open Source Investigation: Eliot Higgins (Bellingcat) Guest Lecture

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Open Source Investigation: Eliot Higgins (Bellingcat) Guest Lecture

What is open-source investigation? And how do you develop the knowledge and skills to become an effective open-source investigator?

These were just some of the questions explored by Eliot HigginsLink opens in a new window, the Founder and Creative Director of open-source investigation website BellingcatLink opens in a new window, when he spoke at CAGE’s 2022 Summer School.

Watch the recording of his presentation to discover how he got started in the world of open-source investigation, the origins of Bellingcat, and the stories behind some of the platform's legendary investigations:

The annual CAGE Summer School brings together emerging economics researchers from across the world to present and get feedback on their work, and to network with both their peers and established academics. It is one of the many ways CAGE works to ensure the future vibrancy and sustainability of the discipline of Economics in the UK and beyond.

In 2022, the theme of the Summer School was New Research in Political Economy. A different theme is drawn each year from the wide array of economics topics CAGE researchers work on.