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Navigating a World in Turmoil with Fiona Hill

April 18 @ 2:00 pm CDT

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Due to popular demand, this SOLD OUT event has been moved to the Minneapolis Central Library. The date and time have not changed. If you registered and can no longer attend, please email [email protected] so we can assign your seat to someone on the waitlist.

The world seems to be entering a renewed period of global instability. From ongoing and emerging conflicts around the world to the evolving dynamics of great power competition, how can we navigate a course through some of the most pressing issues facing the international community today?

Join Global Minnesota for an enlightening presentation featuring Fiona Hill, former presidential advisor on Europe and Russia and Brookings Institution Fellow, as she delves into the intricacies of today’s foreign policy landscape. Drawing from her extensive experience and insightful analysis, Hill will offer a valuable overview of the dynamic nature of international relations, highlighting the interconnectedness of global events and the implications for U.S. foreign policy.

Whether you’re a seasoned policy expert or simply interested in gaining a deeper understanding of global affairs, this presentation promises to be a thought-provoking and informative experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from one of the foremost voices in foreign policy analysis, as Fiona Hill shares her expertise and sheds light on the complexities of the modern world.

About Fiona Hill:

Fiona Hill is a senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe within the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. She also holds the prestigious position of chancellor at Durham University in the United Kingdom and was recently elected to the Harvard University Board of Overseers.

Hill served as deputy assistant to the president and senior director for European and Russian affairs on the U.S. National Security Council from 2017 to 2019, as well as national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the U.S. National Intelligence Council from 2006 to 2009. She gained further prominence through her testimonies before Congress in 2019 during the first impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Hill is the author of the bestselling memoir “There Is Nothing for You Here: Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century” (2021) and co-author of “Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin” (first edition 2013, second edition 2015) and “The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold” (2003), both with Clifford G. Gaddy.

Prior to joining Brookings in 2000, Hill was director of strategic planning at the Eurasia Foundation in Washington, D.C. From 1991 to 1999, she held a number of positions directing technical assistance and research projects at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, including associate director of the Strengthening Democratic Institutions Project, director of the Project on Ethnic Conflict in the Former Soviet Union, and coordinator of the Trilateral Study on Japanese-Russian-U.S. Relations. At Brookings she directed the Center on the United States and Europe from 2009 to 2017.

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April 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Global Minnesota
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Check-in Time
1:30 PM
Program Time
2:00 PM


Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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