"Het zijn net mensen" revisited: reporting about Islam and the Middle East in 2017
- Ebru Umar
- Silvan Schoonhoven
- 22 March 2017
- "Het zijn net mensen" revisited: reporting about Islam and the Middle East in 2017
- Grandcafé De Burcht
A series of evenings, organised by LUCIS and Science ON AIR, in which Dutch journalists talk about their ways of reporting about Islam and the Middle East, ten years after Joris Luyendijk's bestseller Het zijn net mensen: beelden uit het Midden-Oosten was published in the Netherlands (in English: Hello Everybody!: One Journalist's Search for Truth in the Middle East).
- Marije van Beek | journalist at Trouw
- Sinan Can | investigative journalist at BNN-VARA
- Jan Eikelboom | reporter at Nieuwsuur, covering the Middle East
- Andreas Kouwenhoven | journalist at NRC Handelsblad
- Joost Lagendijk | former member of the European Parliament, political analyst, publicist and former columnist at Zaman
- Hans Jaap Melissen | journalist for various Dutch media
- Silvan Schoonhoven | journalist at De Telegraaf
- Nikki Sterkenburg | journalist at Elsevier
- Ebru Umar | columnist for various media, including Metro
Participating journalists on 22 March
- Ebru Umar | columnist for various media, inlcuding Metro.
- Silvan Schoonhoven | journalist at De Telegraaf, specialised in terrorism and intelligence services.
Please note that this event is in Dutch. For more information, please visit our Dutch-language website.