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May 26, 2021

Celebrating the Class of 2021

Johns Hopkins SAIS honored the Class of 2021 through a virtual Commencement Ceremony on May 26.

Speakers: Eliot A. Cohen, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala


May 22, 2021

2021 SAIS Europe Commencement

The school honored the achievements of graduating SAIS Europe students through a special...

SAIS Europe, Commencement

May 20, 2021

Green Technology Innovation and Climate Cooperation Between the U.S., China, and Beyond

HNC 35th Anniversary Signature Event Series: HNC alumni working at the forefront of green energy...

Speakers: Roger Raufer, Huihui Cheng, Anneliese Gegenheimer, Nicholas Manthey, Li Shuo

Energy, China

May 14, 2021

The Future of Afghanistan after U.S. Withdrawal: A Conversation with Ambassador Douglas E. Lute

Dean Eliot A. Cohen and Ambassador Douglas E. Lute, CEO of Cambridge Global Advisors, LLC and...

Speakers: Douglas E. Lute, Eliot A. Cohen

Afghanistan, US Military, Deans Speaker Series

May 12, 2021

SAIS Women Lead Practicum Presentations 2020–2021

Johns Hopkins SAIS students participating in the year-long SAIS Women Lead Practicum project...

Speakers: Dafna Rand, Nina Gardner, Chiedo Nwankwor, Teena Abraham, Corinne Bennett, Maimuna Gassama, and Manisha Vepa, Ally Brodsky, Bochen Han, Tori Hill, and Christina Lee, Amanda Hua, Kim Jasmin, Xier Li, Shiselle Povedano, and Isadora Schaller

Womens Leadership, Gender Equality

May 10, 2021

The Global Refugee Crisis: A Conversation with David Miliband, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee

Dean Eliot A. Cohen and Rt. Hon. David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue...

Speakers: Rt. Hon. David Miliband, Eliot A. Cohen

Global Refugee, Diplomacy, Deans Speaker Series

May 7, 2021

A Conversation on the Geopolitics of Energy

SAIS Europe hosted its annual Global Risk Conference with this year's theme focused on the...

Speakers: Sarah Emerson, Martin Fraenkel, Marco Dell’Aquila

Energy, Europe

May 4, 2021

A Conversation with Fiona Hill

In co-sponsorship with the SAIS Student Government Association, Fiona Hill joined the school for a...

Speakers: Fiona Hill, Eliot A. Cohen

Foreign Policy, Europe, DSS, Deans Speaker Series

May 3, 2021

A Conversation with Council on Foreign Relations President, Dr. Richard N. Haass

President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard N. Haass, joined the school for a discussion...

Speakers: Richard N. Haass, Eliot A. Cohen

US Foreign Policy, Global Affairs, Deans Speaker Series

April 28, 2021

The Inaugural Brzezinski Initiative Lecture: Subtle Dimensions of National Power – The U.S. in a Post-Pandemic World

The school welcomed former US Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta as the featured guest speaker for...

Speakers: Leon Panetta, Eliot A. Cohen, Carla Freeman

US Foreign Policy, COVID-19