Event Date: April 16, 2014 - 10:30 am Location: FSS4004, 120 Université Privé, Ottawa
FIONA HILL, Brookings Institution.
Presented by the Conference of Defence Associations Institute and CIPS. In English.
Please note: Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To register please email [email protected].
Admission fee: $25 (10$ for students). Payable at the door by cash or cheque.
This session will be conducted under the Chatham House Rule (not for attribution).
Fiona Hill is director of the Center on the United States and Europe, and senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution. She is a frequent commentator on Russian and Eurasian affairs, who has researched and published extensively on issues related to Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, regional conflicts, energy, and strategic issues. She is also the co-author of the recently published book, Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (Brookings Press, 2013). Prior to joining Brookings, Hill was director of strategic planning at the Eurasia Foundation in Washington, D.C. From 1991-1999, 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 (SDI), director of the Project on Ethnic Conflict in the Former Soviet Union and coordinator of the Trilateral Study on Japanese-Russian-U.S. Relations.
Hill holds an A.M. in Soviet studies and Ph.D. in history from Harvard University where she was a Frank Knox fellow; a M.A. degree in Russian and modern history from St. Andrews University in Scotland; and has pursued studies at Moscow’s Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages. Hill is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the board of trustees of the Eurasia Foundation.