Barbara Demick

Barbara Demick

American journalist

Barbara Demick is the author of “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” “Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood,” and “Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town.” She was bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times in Beijing and Seoul and previously reported from the Middle East and Balkans for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Her work has won many awards, including the Samuel Johnson Prize (now the Baillie Gifford Prize) for non-fiction in the United Kingdom, the Overseas Press Club’s human rights reporting award, the Polk Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and Stanford University’s Shorenstein Award for Asia coverage.

Barbara's Talks

Related Talks

The Power of Open Source

Lyn Alden, Jack Dorsey  | 2024 OFF in Oslo
05/06/2024

Enough of Him

Anastasia Shevchenko | 2024 OFF in Oslo
05/06/2024

An End to Impunity in Cambodia

Sam Rainsy | 2024 OFF in Oslo
05/06/2024

Nicaragua Will Be A Republic Again

Carlos Chamorro | 2024 OFF in Oslo
05/06/2024

Subscribe and listen to ​Barbara’s talks on​

OFF - Join us

Join Us for the 2024 Oslo Freedom Forum

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.