From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia

Monday, May 14, 2018

7:00 pm

CEMEX Auditorium Map

Sponsored by:
Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, The European Security Initiative & Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Venue change: This event has moved to CEMEX Auditorium 

Michael McFaul, former US ambassador to Russia and director of Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies shares an inside account of U.S.-Russia relations. In 2008, when he was asked to step away from Stanford and join an unlikely presidential campaign, Professor McFaul had no idea that he would find himself at the beating heart of one of today’s most contentious and consequential international relationships. Marking the publication of his new book, From Cold War to Hot Peace, this talk combines history and memoir to tell the full story of U.S.-Russia relations from the fall of the Soviet Union to the new rise of Vladimir Putin.

Michael McFaul, '86, MA '86, is a professor of political science, director and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and the Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He has served the Obama administration as Special Assistant to the President, Senior Director for Russian and Eurasian Affairs at the National Security Council at the White House, and most recently as the U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation. Professor McFaul has written and edited several books on international relations and foreign policy and his op-ed writings have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post. His latest book is From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia. As a NBC News analyst, he provides expertise on foreign affairs and national security coverage.

When:
Monday, May 14, 2018
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where:
CEMEX Auditorium Map
Admission:

This event is free and open to the public. We have reached capacity for CEMEX Auditorium and are no longer accepting RSVPs

Tags:

Lecture / Reading International Public Service 

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
Contact:
650-725-2524, dawarren@stanford.edu
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