Feb. 12, 2013
-- The FORUM at BIG ARTS Distinguished Scholars Lecture Series welcomes Dr. Fiona Hill, Sunday, February 24, to Schein Performance Hall, located at 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel.
Dr. Fiona Hill is director of the Center on the United States and Europe, and senior fellow in the Foreign Policy Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. A frequent commentator on Russian and Eurasian affairs, she has researched and published extensively on issues related to Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, regional conflicts, energy, and strategic issues. One of Dr. Hill’s most well-received works, a 2003 book co-authored with Brookings Senior Fellow Clifford Gaddy, is The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold
. Additional publications include “How Russia and China See the Egyptian Revolution” in Foreign Policy
and “Governing Russia: Putin’s Federal Dilemmas” in New Europe Review
. Dr. Hill is also a former National Intelligence Officer for Russia and Eurasia with The National Intelligence Council.
All speakers in The FORUM program are sold out, though interested patrons can come the night of the lecture to see if tickets are turned back in. Although BIG ARTS cannot guarantee ticket availability, historically tickets have become available the night of a lecture. The FORUM lectures begin at 7:30 p.m.
The next FORUM speaker is Rami George Khouri on Sunday, March 3.
The FORUM Grand Patron Series Sponsors are Northern Trust http://www.northerntrust.com/
and Sue and Tom Pick.
Want to read more? Please visit us at http://www.bigarts.org/lecture.php
for more event and performance information including links to speaker’s sites. To purchase tickets stop by BIG ARTS or call Marks Box Office at (239) 395-0900.