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May 14, 2024

German Defense Minister: Transatlantic Partnership With U.S. More Vital Now Than Ever

Just three years after the end of World War II, U.S. and British forces organized the Berlin...

Speakers: German Minister of Defense Boris Pistorius

Germany, Transatlantic Partnership, Russia, Ukraine, NATO

April 26, 2024

Senior Diplomat Discusses the Importance of Public Service at Alumni Speaker Series Event

On April 26, 2024, members of the Johns Hopkins SAIS community came together—in person and online—...

Speakers: Marta Costanzo Youth (principal deputy assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration), Khadija Hill (associate dean, Development and Alumni Relations), Tina Wong (American Foreign Service Association)

Alumni Speaker Series, Careers in Diplomacy Club, United States Foreign Service, SAIS Office of Development and Alumni Relations

April 22, 2024

Iraqi PM: Relationship with U.S. Key Amid Middle East Conflict

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ Al Sudani called for a de-escalation of tensions in the Middle...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS), Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ Al Sudani

Iraq, Middle East, United States, International Relations, U.S.-Iraq Relations, Deans Speaker Series

April 12, 2024

The Vital Connection Between The Amazon Basin And Global Security

Guyana President Mohamed Irfaan Ali Joins Environmental Experts To Discuss Threats To This...

Speakers: Guyana President Mohamed Irfaan Ali

Amazon, Basin, Global Security

April 4, 2024

As Tensions Rise With China, U.S. Should Focus on Commonalities, Not Differences

In the early 1980s, while he was starting his academic career at Ohio State University, David M....

Speakers: David M. Lampton

China, United States, U.S.-China Relations

March 20, 2024

Democracy Under Duress: Panelists Discuss Coups in Africa

United Nations Development Programme Report on Military Coups in Africa Details Precipitating...

Speakers: Chiedo Nwankwor, Jide Martyns Okeke, Chidi Anslem Odinkalu, Nate Allen, Kholood Khair, Fatma Ahmed

United Nations, Africa, Military

March 19, 2024

Strong Alumni Connections Celebrated at 2024 Reunion Weekend

Johns Hopkins SAIS welcomed alumni from all three campuses marking their 10th, 25th, and 50th...

Alumni, Reunion, Reunion Weekend

March 15, 2024

Is Putin A Weak Strongman? The Difficult Balancing Act Of Russia’s Personalist Autocracy

For Russian President Vladimir Putin, a seemingly iron-fisted grip on power comes at a cost, says...

Speakers: Lisel Hintz, Timothy Frye


March 15, 2024

Three Opportunities for Latin America to Help Address Pressing Global Issues

Ilan Goldfajn, President Of The Inter-american Development Bank, Discusses The Potential for Latin...

Speakers: Ilan Goldfajn

Latin America, Global Issues, Clean Energy, Food Insecurity

March 4, 2024

Senior Qatari Diplomat Discusses Country’s Role in International Dispute Resolution

For a country of some 2.5 million people, Qatar punches above its weight in international diplomacy...

Speakers: Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al-Khulaifi (minister of state in Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs), SAIS Dean James Steinberg

Deans Speaker Series, State of Qatar, Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Diplomacy, Conflict Mediation, Conflict Resolution, International Dispute Resolution