1 - 5 February 2024 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur
Roger Cohen has worked at The New York Times for 34 years, holding positions such as foreign correspondent, foreign editor, columnist, and now Paris Bureau Chief. In 2023, he earned a Pulitzer Prize and a George Polk Award with The Times teams covering the Ukraine war. He is the author of five books, including a family memoir, The Girl from Human Street: Ghosts of Memory in a Jewish Family and his recent work is An Affirming Flame: Meditations on Life and Politics. His work has been recognised with the 1994 Overseas Press Club of America Burger Human Rights Award for his investigation of torture and murder at a Serb-run Bosnian concentration camp. In 2017, he was awarded the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) prize for opinion writing for a series on Australian mistreatment of refugees. He won the same award in 2018 for a piece about the Rohingya crisis in Burma. In 2021, Cohen received the Légion d’Honneur from the French Republic – France’s highest order of merit – for his work over four decades.