Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts 2018 Champagne Brunch for Partners

VENUE:Rittenhouse Hotel

2018 Champagne Brunch for Partners

About the Event

What Everyone Needs to Know about Russia Under Putin

12:00 p.m. Reception ♦ 12:30p.m. Brunch ♦ 1:15 p.m. Program
♦ 2:30p.m. Adjournment

On this special occasion, we are pleased to feature our new Eurasia Fellow for 2018, Stephen Kotkin, an outstanding lecturer and scholar. Professor Kotkin has been teaching in the History Department at Princeton since 1989, and holds a joint appointment at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs, where he has been vice dean.

Two volumes of his trilogy on Stalin have been published to critical acclaim -- Stalin: Paradoxes of Power (2014) and Stalin: Waiting for Hitler (2017) – as have his earlier books, Uncivil Society: 1989 and the Implosion of the Communist Establishment (2009); Armageddon Averted: The Soviet Collapse (2008), and Magnetic Mountain: Stalinism as a Civilization (1995).

He writes frequently on Russian and Eurasian affairs for The New Yorker, The New York Times, the Financial Times, and the Washington Post.


Rittenhouse Hotel

210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia. PA. US. 19103


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Stephen Kotkin

Stephen Kotkin - Stephen Kotkin is an FPRI Eurasia Fellow and the Birkelund Professor in History and International Affairs at Princeton University, where he directs the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies and co-directs the Program in the History and Practice of Diplomacy. He is also a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.