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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright


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Join the IOP as we welcome Madeleine Albright, former US Secretary of State under President Clinton. Before becoming the first woman ever to hold the position, Secretary Albright served in the National Security Council and as the United States’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations.

As secretary of state, she worked on the eastern expansion of NATO, the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons from former Soviet republics, and the ratification of the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change. She now serves as the Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group and as a Mortara Distinguished Professor of Diplomacy Georgetown University.

Her new book, "Fascism: A Warning", examines fascism in the twentieth century and its legacy in today’s world. Book sales and signing to follow.


This event is free and open to UChicago students, faculty, staff and the public. This venue is physically accessible and has a gender-neutral restroom. Please contact the Institute of Politics at uchicagopolitics@gmail.com or 773-834-4671 for any questions or accommodation requests.