Rajiv Reading

From the release:

    JHU SAIS to Host Book Launch Event With
    Washington Post Journalist Rajiv Chandrasekaran

    The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will host a book launch event of Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq’s Green Zone by Rajiv Chandrasekaran, an assistant managing editor at The Washington Post, on Wednesday, September 20 at 5 p.m.

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Chandrasekaran, a former journalist-in-residence at the SAIS International Reporting Project, will discuss his experiences in Iraq’s Green Zone as chronicled in his new book published by Knopf this month. He spent 18 months in Iraq as the Post’s Baghdad bureau chief, where he was responsible for covering the American occupation in Iraq and supervising the newspaper’s correspondents.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Kenney Auditorium of the school’s Nitze Building, located at 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., in Washington, D.C. Members of the public should RSVP to the International Reporting Project at irp@jhu.edu or 202.663.7726.

Members of the media who want to cover this event should contact Felisa Neuringer Klubes in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at
202.663.5626 or fklubes@jhu.edu.