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EIJC & Dataharvest is an annual, four-day conference, organised by Journalismfund.eu, which brings together journalism heavyweights, data specialists and coding whiz-kids to exchange skills and story ideas. EIJC18 & Dataharvest will take place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday morning 27 May 2018. Like last year, place to be is the charming city of Mechelen, 20 minutes outside of Brussels and very easily accessible! Address is Zandpoortvest 60, 2800 Mechelen at Thomas More University College - Campus De Vest. 

The conference hashtag is #EIJC18. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook  for the latest news and updates.
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Journalismfund.eu vzw is an independent non-profit organisation under Belgian law that aims to promote quality in-depth and cross-border journalism by giving working grants to journalists, by providing networking opportunities and by organising training sessions.
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Sebnem Arsu

Freelance
Reporter
Sebnem Arsu is a veteran journalist who has been covering Turkey and its region for over 20 years. 
 
She opened the Turkey bureau for the Associated Press Television in Istanbul in 1996 before she joined Reuters News Television as a senior producer in 1998. Her career in print journalism started in 2001 with the New York Times where she became the first Turkish correspondent of the paper, reporting mainly on Turkey for nearly 15 years. 
 
After covering major breaking stories, conflicts as well as social and cultural transitions in the region, her area of expertise remains to be politics, with a keen eye for issues that relate to gender equality, religiously-inspired politics and freedom of expression. 
 
She studied English Language and Literature at Hacettepe University in Ankara before her postgraduate studies in International Journalism at City University in London as a Chevening fellow.  
 
She’s currently working on a book project about Turkey’s newly drafted ‘official history’ under President Erdogan’s pro-Islamic government.