Selected works from a portfolio of writing about world affairs and contemporary art (2012-2017). Several articles are behind paywall; for pdfs, please get in touch.
Estonia is Nato's crucial site for policing the Baltic states from above.
Nagorno Karabakh: The fissure at the heart of the Caucasus.
An interview with Portugal’s president as the country returns to growth.
Academics, artists, politicians and pundits on Germany's chancellor.
Istanbul’s ship-spotters are at the axis of shifting military tides.
The city being transformed by Iranians in search of the good life.
Turkey’s liberal south east challenges an authoritarian slide.
Inspired by its neighbours, does Azerbaijan risk further isolation?
An essay on the life of the late artist.
The acquisitive Thais buying up and building big.
A report from Algiers’ casbah during the Arab uprisings.
Why the UAE’s sleepy East Coast could be crucial.
Interview with the co-chair of Turkey's Kurdish opposition.
Excerpts of selected broadcast work (2015-17). Includes programme hosting, package and show production, and reporting on breaking news.
Report from Istanbul on the night of the 2016 putsch.
Report on Suat Raya, a Syrian station broadcasting from Istanbul.
Report from Manchester the day after the 2017 terror attack.
We ask why power and money rarely lead to good taste.
Christopher Lord is a writer, editor and radio correspondent, and currently Monocle’s Features Editor, based in London.
Previously based in Turkey and the Middle East for eight years, Lord has reported from more than 40 countries for print and radio, and written across a number of titles on current affairs and contemporary art. He has edited or contributed essays to books published by Mousse, Dewi Lewis Publishing, Gestalten and Booth-Clibborn Editions.