Event Date: January 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
Location: Social Sciences Building, 120 University Pvt., salle 4004
C.J. CHIVERS, New York Times Magazine.
Presented by CIPS.
Free. In English. Registration is not required. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.
C. J. Chivers is a senior writer for the New York Times Magazine and the newspaper’s Investigative desk, and has covered conflict, politics, crime and human rights in Syria, Libya, Afghanistan, Iraq, Russia, Georgia, Turkey, the Palestinian territories, Chechnya and elsewhere on a wide range of assignments. From 1999 until 2001 he was a Metro reporter covering crime and law enforcement in New York City, where he covered the attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. From 1988 until 1994, before becoming a journalist, Mr. Chivers was an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps, serving in the Persian Gulf War and performing peacekeeping duties as an infantry company commander during the Los Angeles riots. He was honorably discharged as a captain in 1994. His book of history and conflict, “The Gun: The AK-47 and the Evolution of War” was published by Simon & Schuster in 2010.
Moderator: Paul Wells
Paul Wells is Political Editor at Maclean’s magazine. He is one of Canada’s foremost commentators, writing on politics across the country and abroad.
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