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Debate

"Het zijn net mensen" revisited: reporting about Islam and the Middle East in 2017

  • Sinan Can
  • Jan Eikelboom
Date
Wednesday 12 April 2017
Time
Series
"Het zijn net mensen" revisited: reporting about Islam and the Middle East in 2017
Location
Grandcafé De Burcht
Burgsteeg 14
Leiden
Room
Tuinzaal

A series of evenings, organised by LUCIS and Science ON AIR, in which Dutch journalists reflect on 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).

Participating journalists

  • Marije van Beek | journalist at Trouw
    @MarijevanBeek
  • Sinan Can | investigative journalist at BNN-VARA
    @sinancan77
  • Jan Eikelboom | reporter at Nieuwsuur, covering the Middle East
    @janeikelboom
  • Andreas Kouwenhoven | journalist at NRC Handelsblad
    @AMKouwenhoven
  • Joost Lagendijk | former member of the European Parliament, political analyst, publicist and former columnist at Zaman
    @joostlagendijk
  • Silvan Schoonhoven | journalist at De Telegraaf
    @SilSchoonhoven
  • Nikki Sterkenburg | journalist at Elsevier
    @SterkNikki‚Äč
  • Ebru Umar | columnist for various media, including Metro
    @umarebru

Participating journalists on 12 April

  • Sinan Can | investigative journalist at BNN-VARA
    @sinancan77
  • Jan Eikelboom | reporter at Nieuwsuur, covering the Middle East
    @janeikelboom

Please note that this event is in Dutch. For more information, please visit our Dutch-language website.

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