Institute of Politics to celebrate 10-year anniversary with event featuring Secretary Antony Blinken


The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics will mark its 10-year anniversary with an event on Jan. 20 featuring Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

Founding IOP Director David Axelrod will sit down with Blinken for a discussion of the Biden administration’s approach to foreign policy. The event will be at 3:15 p.m. at the Rubenstein Forum. Register to attend here.

A former deputy national security advisor for President Barack Obama, Blinken has been at the center of foreign policy issues facing the Biden administration. From human rights and the war in Ukraine to competing with China and building coalitions to address ongoing crises with food insecurity and climate change, Blinken has prioritized diplomacy as a tool for taking on the many challenges facing the world.

Also at the event, new IOP Director Heidi Heitkamp will speak with UChicago alumni about the…

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