Collisions: The Origins of the War in Ukraine and the New Global Instability

Speaker:

Michael Kimmage

Professor of History, Catholic University

Thursday, April 18, 2024  |  5:30 - 6:45 pm  |  SRH 3.122, The LBJ School of Public Affairs

Kimmage Triptych

On Thursday, April 18, the Clements Center for National Security, the Center for European Studies and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies will host Michael Kimmage, Professor of History at Catholic University, for a book talk on his upcoming release Collisions: The Origins of the War in Ukraine and the New Global Instability. Join us at 5:30 pm in SRH 3.122, The LBJ School of Public Affairs.

Michael Kimmage is Professor of History at the Catholic University of America and a Non-resident Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. From 2014 to 2016, he served on the Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State, where he handled the Ukraine/Russia portfolio. He is the author of The Conservative Turn: Lionel Trilling, Whittaker Chambers, and the Lessons of Anti-Communism and The Abandonment of the West: The History of an Idea in American Foreign Policy. He writes regularly for Foreign Affairs, the New Republic, and other publications.