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February 12, 2024

Do Sanctions Actually Work? Experts Evaluate The Efficacy Of This Widely Used Foreign Policy Tool

A New Book, “How Sanctions Work: Iran And The Impact Of Economic Warfare,” Explores The Impact Of...

Speakers: Narges Bajoghli, Vali Nasr

Iran, Sanctions, Foreign Policy, Middle East

February 5, 2024

CIA Director Discusses Global Hotspots in SAIS Visit

In a packed theater at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Center in Washington, D.C., Central...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS), Central Intelligence Agency Director William Burns, John McLaughlin

Russia, Ukraine, China, Middle East, Merrill Center, Deans Speaker Series

January 31, 2024

Renaud Dehousse Celebrated as SAIS Europe’s Inaugural Rector

In a momentous ceremony held at Palazzo Re Enzo in Bologna, Italy, Renaud Dehousse was formally...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS), Renaud Dehousse (Rector, SAIS Europe), Ronald J. Daniels (Johns Hopkins University President)

January 30, 2024

Samantha Power: How USAID is Building Climate Resilience

Introduced by SAIS Dean James B. Steinberg, the USAID administrator gives major address urging...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS), Samantha Power

USAID, Climate Change, Clean Energy, NASA, SERVIR, EPIDEMIA

January 12, 2024

SAIS Foresight Event Highlights Southeast Asia’s Role in Global Issues

With generous support from an alum donor, Johns Hopkins SAIS launched SAIS Foresight in 2017—as an...

Speakers: SAIS Dean James Steinberg, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs Chiedo Nwankwor, Chan Heng Chee (ambassador-at-large in Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

SAIS Foresight, SAIS Foresight 2024, Southeast Asia, ASEAN, U.S.-ASEAN Institute for Rising Leaders, Global Issues, Geopolitical Crossroads, Singapore-United States Relations, Regional Cooperation, Economic Integration, Regional Policies

December 18, 2023

SAIS Legacy Circle Luncheon Honors Exemplary Supporters

A high-profile event for a special group of SAIS supporters was held December 18, 2023—at the Johns...

Speakers: SAIS Dean James Steinberg, Ambassador Elizabeth McKune, Marjorie Sonnenfeldt, SAIS students

SAIS Legacy Circle, Legacy Circle Luncheon, Legacy Circle member, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Center, Public Service Award, 1943 Award, Class of 1973, Estate planning, Generous benefactors

December 14, 2023

Dean’s Visit Celebrates the Significance and Impact of Hopkins-Nanjing Center

Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean James Steinberg was in China December 14-16, 2023, for his first visit to...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS)

Johns Hopkins SAIS, Hopkins-Nanjing Center, HNC, Johns Hopkins University, Nanjing University, Educational joint venture, US-China relations, Future of World Order

November 13, 2023

“We Were Wrong” Congressman says the United States needs to rethink its approach to relations with China

In a speech delivered at Johns Hopkins SAIS on November 13, 2023, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (...

Speakers: Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, SAIS Dean Jim Steinberg

U.S.-China Relations, Chinese Communist Party, Strategic Competition, Deans Speaker Series

November 8, 2023

A Conversation on Technology and Society with Daron Acemoglu, Renowned Author and MIT Institute Professor

Conversations about technological advancements are often rooted in the assumption that they...

Speakers: Daron Acemoglu (renowned economist and professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Filipe Campante (SAIS Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs), Henry Farrell (SNF Agora Institute Professor), James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS)

Technology and Society, Shared Prosperity, Techno-optimism, Daron Acemoglu, Economist, Renowned Author, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Deans Speaker Series

October 23, 2023

Treasury Official Describes Progress in Debt Restructuring for Vulnerable Countries

As we approach the end of 2023, global macroeconomic conditions remain difficult for many...

Speakers: Brent Neiman (Assistant Secretary for International Finance at U.S. Department of the Treasury), Jim Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS)

U.S. Department of the Treasury, Debt Restructuring, Debt Treatment, Ghana, Sri Lanka, Zambia, Deans Speaker Series