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November 2, 2020

The Great Lockdown: Dissecting the Economic Effects

The school hosted a discussion on the economic effects of COVID-19

Speakers: Francesco Grigoli, Andrea Presbitero

COVID-19, economy

October 27, 2020

India and the China Crisis: A Conversation with Ambassador Shivshankar Menon

Ambassador Shivshankar Menon joined the school for a conversation on the broader strategic...

Speakers: Ambassador Shivshankar Menon, Eliot A. Cohen

India, China, Asia

October 26, 2020

Rebuilding U.S. Democracy Together

The school hosted a discussion on how to bridge our present divides and work together to rebuild...

Speakers: Hahrie Han, Eliot A. Cohen, Henry Farrell

Democracy, 2020 Election, US Politics

October 22, 2020

Access to Credit under the Microscope: Financial Inclusion from Microfinance to Fintech

The Bologna Institute for Policy Research (BIPR) at SAIS Europe hosted a discussion on financial...

Speakers: Andrea Presbitero, Michael Plummer

economy, Finance, Europe

October 21, 2020

Rivers of Iron: Railroads and Chinese Power in Southeast Asia

The school hosted a discussion on China’s economic and geopolitical influence.

Speakers: Selina Ho, Cheng-Chwee Kuik, David Lampton

China, Southeast Asia, Geopolitics

October 20, 2020

Virtual Reunion Weekend 2020

The school hosted its first virtual reunion week celebrating the classes of 1970, 1995 and 2010.

Alumni, Reunion

October 20, 2020

Leaps of Faith: A Conversation with Ambassador Osman Siddique

The school hosted a discussion with the United States' first serving Muslim ambassador and chief of...

Speakers: M. Osman Siddique, Eliot A. Cohen, Shamila N. Chaudhary

Democracy, Foreign Policy

October 19, 2020

Geopolitics, Leadership and the Global Response to COVID-19: A Conversation with Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan

The school hosted a discussion on the global response to COVID-19.

Speakers: Vas Narasimhan, Jeremy Shiffman, Yusra Shawar, Cinnamon Dornsife

Global Health; COVID-19

October 19, 2020

A Challenge for the Next Generation

SAIS Europe had the honor of hosting Professor Prodi to deliver the annual Robert A. Mundell Global...

Speakers: Romano Prodi, Erik Jones


October 15, 2020

Democracy, Justice, Leadership and Gender: Global Politics and Public Service, from the Cold War to the 21st Century

The Bologna Institute for Policy Research (BIPR) at SAIS Europe hosted a discussion with a former...

Speakers: Kim Campbell, Erik Jones

Canada, Democracy, Gender Equality