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January 13, 2023

In a Speech at SAIS, Japan’s Prime Minister Highlights Major Policy Shift

After World War II ended in 1945, Japan adopted a pacifist defense and security policy, and...

Speakers: Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Dr. Kent Calder

World War II, Post-Cold War World, Pacifist Defense, Security Policy, Japan, Notable Speakers

October 26, 2022

A Conversation with Susan L. Shirk

For decades, as China’s economic clout and international influence increased quickly and...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Susan Shirk

China, Rising Power, Xi Jinping, Overreach, Great-power competition, Deans Speaker Series

October 13, 2022

India’s Minister of Finance Speaks on Technology, Finance, and Governance

“The topic is quite unusual, but at the same time actually very very meaningful for India,” India's...

Speakers: Nirmala Sitharaman

India, Technology, Finance, Governance

October 10, 2022

The Challenge of Great-Power Competition: A Conversation with Ali Wyne

In the past few years, seemingly out of nowhere, the term “great-power competition” became a...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Ali Wyne

Great-power competition, Foreign policy challenges, China, Russia, Deans Speaker Series

October 3, 2022

A Conversation with Ambassador Ted Osius Kicks off Alumni Speaker Series

During the first year of his first tour as a U.S. diplomat in Vietnam, Ted Osius experienced the...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Ambassador Ted Osius

US-Vietnam Relations, Vietnam War, Leadership, Deans Speaker Series

September 28, 2022

The National Opioid Epidemic and Its Impact on U.S. National Security and Economic Prosperity

As a physician, Dr. Rahul Gupta has seen up close the human cost of the opioid and overdose...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Dr. Rahul Gupta

Opioid and Overdose Epidemic, U.S. Economy, National Security, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Deans Speaker Series

September 22, 2022

The War in Ukraine and the Energy Crisis: A Conversation with Frans Timmermans

During a Dean’s Speaker Series event held at Johns Hopkins SAIS on September 22, 2022, one of the...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS), Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice President of the European Commission)

War in Ukraine, Energy Crisis, Renewable Energy, Climate Crisis, Putin, Autocrats, Deans Speaker Series, Ukraine

September 14, 2022

The United States and Iran: A Conversation with Suzanne Maloney

On September 14, 2022, Johns Hopkins SAIS hosted its latest discussion on the complicated and...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Suzanne Maloney

US-Iran Relations, Iran Nuclear Deal, United States, Iran, Persian Gulf, Energy Issues, Deans Speaker Series

May 25, 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) held its commencement...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Dr. Lael Brainard


May 24, 2022

First-Ever SAIS Online Master’s Cohorts Set to Graduate

Students from MAGR and the Master of Arts in Sustainable Energy (MASE) will become the first...

Commencement, Online Master of Arts in Global Risk, Master of Arts in Sustainable Energy