The Denver Council on Foreign Relations  is committed to heightening public awareness and building understanding of contemporary and emerging international issues. In doing so, DCFR seeks a better informed Colorado regarding the global issues that impact us all. We do so by hosting a range of events, forums, and discussions, all open to the public and funded by our members designed to help the citizens of Colorado gain access to experts on national and international issues.  Become a Member today! ​​​​​​​  We look forward to seeing you at a DCFR event soon!
Will US-Russia Relations Ever Recover?

Dr. Fiona Hill

Senior Fellow at the Center on the United States and Europe Foreign Policy, Brookings Institution

**Virtual Meeting**
February 09, 2021 ​​​​​​​-- 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Fiona Hill is a senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe in Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institute. She recently served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European and Russian affairs on the National Security Council from 2017 to 2019. From 2006 to 2009, she served as national intelligence officer for Russia and Eurasia at the National Intelligence Council. She is co-author of "Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin".

Prior to joining Brookings, Hill was director of strategic planning at the Eurasia Foundation in Washington D.C. From 1991 to 1999, she held a number of positions directing technical assistance and research projects at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, including associate director of the Strengthening Democratic Trilateral Study on Japanese-Russian-U.S. Relations.

Hill has researched and published extensively on issues related to Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, regional conflicts, energy, and strategic issues. Her book with Brookings Senior Fellow Clifford Gaddy, "The Siberian Curse: How Communist Planners Left Russia Out in the Cold", was published by Brookings Institution Press in December 2003, and her monograph, "Energy Empire: Oil, Gas and Russia's Revival," was published the London Foreign Policy
Centre in 2004. The first edition of "Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin" was published by Brookings Institution Press in December 2013, also with Clifford Gaddy.

Hill holds a Master's in Soviet studies and a Doctorate in history from Harvard University where she was a Frank Knox Fellow. She also holds a Master's in Russian and modern history from St Andrews University in Scotland, and has pursued studies at Moscow's Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign languages. Hill is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

​​​​​​​Capacity is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible.

"Watching Climate Change from Space"

Dr. Waleed Abdalati

Director of Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) at University of Colorado
**Virtual Meeting**
February 23, 2021 ​​​​​​​-- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

March 2021
Event will be held in conjunction with the American Council on Germany

"U.S. National Security Issues Today- Like Never Before!"

Dr. Lewis Griffith

Director of International Security at University of Denver, Josef Korbel School

**Virtual Meeting**
April 14, 2021 ​​​​​​​-- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

MAY 2021