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Book Talk with Prof. Sarotte, Cambridge Centre for Geopolitics

Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate, M.E. Sarotte. Mary Sarotte in Conversation with Brendan Simms. Tuesday, 1 March, 5-6 pm on Zoom

On Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 12:00 PM EST / 17:00 GMT, Professor Mary Elise Sarotte, the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and faculty member of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, joined Professor Brendan Simms in a live Zoom event about her newest book, Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of Post-Cold War Stalemate (Yale University Press, 2021), hosted by the University of Cambridge's Centre for Geopolitics. Professor Sarotte's book draws on over one hundred interviews and recently declassified documents to examine the impact that the choice of NATO expansion policies had on US-Russia relations since the Cold War. 

Professor Mary Elise Sarotte is an expert in the history of international relations and the inaugural holder of the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professorship of Historical Studies. Professor Sarotte is also a research associate at Harvard University's Center for European Studies. Professor Sarotte earned her AB in History and Science at Harvard and her PhD in History at Yale University. She is the author or editor of five books, including The Collapse: The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall and 1989: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe, both of which were selected as Financial Times Books of the Year, among other awards. Following graduate school, Professor Sarotte served as a White House Fellow, then joined the faculty of the University of Cambridge, where she received tenure before accepting an offer to return to the United States to teach at USC. Sarotte is a former Humboldt Scholar, a former member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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