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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

February 28, 2024

Two Years After Russia's Invasion, The Stakes In Ukraine Could Not Be Higher

Faculty scholars from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies share insights on...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS), Mary Sarotte, Sergey Radchenko, Marina Henke, Nora Bensahel

Ukraine, Ukraine War, War in Ukraine, Russia

February 22, 2024

Why the U.S-South Korea relationship should be a priority

“We’re going to be stronger if we’re standing together,” U.S. Rep. Ami Bera says, noting such...

Speakers: U.S. Rep. Ami Bera

U.S.-South Korea, South Korea, Global Issues, Japan, Indo-Pacific Dialogue, China

February 21, 2024

Reciprocal Visits Strengthen SAIS Partnership with Middle East Diplomatic Academy

On January 10, 2024, James Steinberg, the dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS, visited one of the school’s...

Speakers: Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean James Steinberg, AGDA Dean Eric Canal Forgues Alter

Johns Hopkins SAIS, Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy (AGDA), United Arab Emirates, Interstate Cooperation

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