Lara Marlowe will talk about her memoir “Love in a Time of War, My Years with Robert Fisk” and about what she has learned from more than 40 years of journalism, including the 15 years she worked alongside the late Robert Fisk.
Lara Marlowe was a foreign correspondent for The Irish Times from 1996 until her official retirement in April of 2023. She will continue to freelance for the Irish Times and other outlets for the foreseeable future.
Lara has worked extensively in France, the Middle East, and the US, and made two long reporting trips to Ukraine in 2021. Before the Irish Times, she wrote for Time Magazine, the Financial Times, and the International Herald Tribune.
Lara has covered many of the major events of our time, including four French presidents, the first term of Barack Obama and conflicts in Lebanon and the Israeli-occupied territories, former Yugoslavia, Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Georgia and the Central African Republic.
Lara has received four awards for her work for The Irish Times, and holds degrees from UCLA, the Sorbonne and Oxford. France made her a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur for her contribution to Franco-Irish relations.
Lara published the best-selling memoir Love in a Time of War, My Years with Robert Fisk at the end of 2021. At Immrama, she will talk about what she has learned from more than 40 years of journalism, including the 15 years she worked alongside the late Robert Fisk.
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