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September 23, 2020

Twilight of Democracy: A Conversation with Author and Professor Anne Applebaum

Pulitzer prize-winning historian and staff writer for The Atlantic, Professor Applebaum shared...

Speakers: Anne Applebaum, Eliot Cohen

Authoritarianism, Democracy, Global Order

September 9, 2020

Thriving as a Black Leader in Development, Diplomacy, and Defense

The school’s Black Students Union (BSU) hosted its inaugural event as part of its Black Leaders in...

Speakers: Gina Kay Abercrombie-Winstanley, Alexious Butler, Nia Hope Bess, Theo Guidry, Bemnet Tesfaye

Diversity and Inclusion

August 25, 2020

Hong Kong’s New National Security Law: Initial Assessment - Domestic and International Impact

Speakers:Ho-fung Hung, Henry M. and Elizabeth P. Wiesenfeld Professor in Political Economy, Johns...

Speakers: Ho-fung Hung, Thomas Kellogg, Andrew Mertha, Madelyn Ross

Hong Kong, National Security

August 18, 2020

The Dilemmas and Opportunities of the New Global Disorder

Arianna Huffington joined the Johns Hopkins SAIS Foreign Policy Institute's Brzezinski Current...

Speakers: Arianna Huffington, Eliot A. Cohen, Carla Freeman, Mark F. Brzezinski

World Order, global health

July 23, 2020

A Historic Year in the Law: A Review of the Supreme Court’s Term

Professor Steven Schneebaum shared insights on the 2019-20 term of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Speakers: Steven Schneebaum, Nina Gardner

Rule of Law

July 21, 2020

The State of the U.S. Air Force: A Conversation with General David L. Goldfein

General David L. Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, joined a discussion on the state...

Speakers: David L. Goldfein, Mara Karlin

National Security

July 16, 2020

A Conversation with Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr.

Ambassador Harry K. Thomas Jr. joined the school for a discussion on race relations and recent...

Speakers: Harry K. Thomas Jr, Eliot A. Cohen

Diversity and Inclusion, Global Affairs

July 10, 2020

SNF Agora Conversations: Protest, Activism, and Organizing

As protesters across the country continue to demand an end to racial injustice and police violence...

Speakers: Filipe Campante, Kanisha Bond, Erica Chenoweth, Hahrie Han

Social Movements

July 7, 2020

The Triumph and Peril of America's Alliances: An Interview with Author Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper

Dr. Mira Rapp-Hooper shared insights on her new book, Shields of the Republic: The Triumph and...

Speakers: Mara Karlin, Mira Rapp-Hooper

National Security

July 2, 2020

Risky Business: New Data on Chinese Loans and Africa’s Debt Problem

The Johns Hopkins SAIS China Africa Research Initiative hosted a discussion on the launch of its...

Speakers: Kevin Acker, Deborah Brautigam, Kevin Gallagher, Yufan Huang

China, Africa, economy