Award-winning journalist and author Roger Cohen is one of the most talented, hard-hitting international reporters today. He'll be speaking with journalist Julie Szego about Israel/Palestine, European Jewry, the Iran nuclear deal, and antisemitism.
Roger Cohen has worked for The New York Times for 25 years as a foreign correspondent, foreign editor, and now columnist. Prior to that he worked for The Wall Street Journal and Reuters. Cohen's columns frequently include expert analysis on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, global Jewish affairs, and the Iranian nuclear issue.
He is the author of four books. The latest, a family memoir entitled "The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family." Raised in South Africa and England, a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford, he is a naturalised American.
About Julie Szego
Julie Szego, writer and Fairfax columnist, worked at The Age for 12 years and wrote a column for The Australian Jewish News for seven years. She teaches creative non-fiction at Melbourne University and journalism at Monash University. Her book, The Tainted Trial of Farah Jama, was shortlisted for the Victorian and NSW Premier’s Literary Awards for 2015.
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