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Sunday, May 19 • 09:30 - 10:45
There’s no place like home: Covering housing

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Often treated as an economic, legal or bureaucratic topic, in reality housing is also one of the most intimate issues touching people's lives, as it's about such a basic human right as having a home. We'll hear about the human dimension of housing from people who've been covering or working on the topic of housing. How to deal in a humane manner with those going through dramatic personal situations regarding housing? How to report responsibly about housing?

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Jose Miguel Calatayud

Freelance journalist and writer
I am a freelance journalist and writer based in Berlin, focusing on feature writing and investigative journalism, mainly about Europe. I am now working on a series of articles on how corporations act very strategically to achieve political influence in the EU. And until mid-2024... Read More →

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Alice Facchini

Freelance journalist
I am a freelance journalist based in Bologna, Italy, since September 2018. I write features for web magazines Internazionale, Osservatorio Diritti and Q Code Magazine, covering social and environmental issues and human rights violations.Between 2016 and 2017 I lived in South America... Read More →
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Cat McShane

Documentary Filmmaker and Journalist
Documentary filmmaker and journalist, making work for British broadcasters including the BBC and Channel 4. Enjoy creating alliances with e.g activists, social scientists, trade unions when developing stories, which ideally have a campaign or social impact element. Recently directed... Read More →
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João França

Freelance Journalist
Freelance journalist based in Barcelona. Until January 2017, editor for the non-profit Fundació Periodisme Plural, which publishes four media outlets devoted to the promotion of social justice. Specialised in social movements and housing. Author of two books: 'Habitar la trinxera... Read More →
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Besar Likmeta

BIRN Albania Editor, BIRN Albania
Besar has extensive experience in journalism, having worked in print, television and electronic media in both the US and Albania since 2003.Besar has been the editor for BIRN Albania since 2007, and serves as the country correspondent for Balkan Insight.Besar started his career reporting... Read More →
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Michalis Goudis

Communications Director, Housing Europe
Born in Thessaloniki, Greece.Journalism and Mass Communication studies at Aristotle University. Radio & Data Journalism training at LfM in Düsseldorf and at DJS in Munich. Currently concluding his Master's on Human Geography & Spatial Planning.Reporting, posting and broadcasting... Read More →

Sunday May 19, 2019 09:30 - 10:45 BST
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