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The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
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Stefan Candea

European Investigative Collaborators
Founder, Co-ordinator
Bucharest
Stefan Candea, Romania, is an investigative journalist and co-founder of the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism (CRJI), a nonprofit registered in Bucharest, Romania. His cross-border investigative stories on organized crime won several international awards.
He will be working at EIJC on his PhD research with the University of Westminster, analyzing the structures of cross-border investigative networks (“Cross-border Networks for Investigative Journalism and their Relevance for Press Freedom in Europe“).
During the recent years, Stefan started Sponge, an open and collaborative media innovation lab for Eastern Europe. The lab created an in-depth magazine, The Black Sea, a lifeboat for journalism in the region. He is the initiator of Investigative SmartGrid, a new, open business model for a modular journalistic enterprise that was shortlisted for the European Press Prize 2013, the Innovation Award.
A member of the International Consortium for Investigative Journalism, he teaches investigative journalism at Bucharest University and was the 2011 Carroll Binder Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Since late 2015, Stefan is the co-founder and coordinator of European Investigative Collaborations, www.eic.network