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May 24, 2023

Celebrating the Class of 2023

On May 24, 2023, the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) held...

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

2023 Commencement, Commencement, Fareed Zakaria, Commencement Speaker, International System, Dean James Steinberg, SAIS Awards

May 20, 2023

SAIS Europe Commencement 2023

On Saturday, May 20, SAIS Europe held its annual Commencement ceremony, a joyous occasion to...

Speakers: Carl Bildt, Michael Plummer, Sean Wissing, Nina Hall, Gabrielle Calabro

SAIS Europe Commencement, Commencement

May 9, 2023

Prime Minister of the Republic of North Macedonia Shares His Vision for the Future

SAIS hosted the prime minister of the Republic of North Macedonia, Dimitar Kovachevski, for a...

Speakers: Edward P. Joseph, Dimitar Kovachevski

Prime Minister, Republic of North Macedonia, NATO, EU, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Foreign Policy Institute

April 20, 2023

Secretary Yellen’s Policy Speech Defines a Roadmap for the U.S.-China Economic Relationship

Shortly after Dean Jim Steinberg introduced her on April 20, 2023 for a major policy speech about...

Speakers: Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, SAIS Dean Jim Steinberg

China Studies Program, U.S.-China Relations, U.S.-China Economic Relationship, National Security, Human Rights, People’s Republic of China, Chinese Military, Chinese Surveillance Apparatus, Hopkins-Nanjing Center, Johns Hopkins SAIS, Deans Speaker Series, Notable Speakers

March 16, 2023

General Mark A. Milley Delivers Rostov Lecture on International Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS

On March 16, 2023, General Mark A. Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and principal...

Speakers: Mark A. Milley, James B. Steinberg (Dean of Johns Hopkins SAIS)

International Affairs, Military History, U.S Competition, China, Global Impacts, Russia’s War in Ukraine, Ukraine

March 8, 2023

A Conversation with Florie Liser, CEO, Corporate Council on Africa

Florie Liser was a little girl when her parents, immigrants from Panama, brought her to Brooklyn,...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Florie Liser, Chiedo Nwankwor

US investment in Africa, Trade and Development, African Growth and Opportunity Act, Immigrant Experience, Panama, Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day 2023, Deans Speaker Series, Notable Speakers

February 23, 2023

First Anniversary of Russia’s War in Ukraine: What’s Next for Europe and the World?

In a special event marking the first anniversary of Russia’s War in Ukraine, SAIS Dean Jim...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Anne Applebaum, Mary Sarotte, Thomas Rid, Michael Kofman

Russia, Ukraine, Russia’s War in Ukraine, First anniversary, Vladimir Putin, Volodymyr Zelensky, Panel discussion, Deans Speaker Series

February 16, 2023

A Conversation with Travis Adkins

Growing up in Tennessee, Travis Adkins took to heart the teaching that if he played by the rules—...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Travis Adkins

Deans Speaker Series, Career, Perseverance, United States African Development Foundation, USADF, Notable Speakers

February 7, 2023

A Conversation with Damon Wilson

In the early 1990s, the collapse of the former Soviet Union seemed to herald a new era of...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Damon Wilson

Democracy, Democratic norms, Autocratic regimes, Backlash, former Soviet Union, former Yugoslavia, Balkans, Rwanda, Deans Speaker Series, Notable Speakers

February 1, 2023

The Ukraine War and Its Implications for Taiwan

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 set off alarm bells around the world. Of course,...

Speakers: James B. Steinberg, Dmitri Alperovitch

Ukraine War, Implications for Taiwan, Fear of Annexation, China, Taiwan, Ukraine