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Event Recaps

A Conversation with General David Petraeus

Chairman of the KKR Global Institute and former CIA Director David Petraeus visited the school to deliver the 2019 Rostov Lecture on International Affairs.

Johns Hopkins SAIS International Development Roundtable: A Conversation with James Robinson

The school welcomed James Robinson of the University of Chicago to share insights from his new book, The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty in conversation with Professor Yascha Mounk.

Governing in a Post-Conflict Country in Transition

Prime Minister of Libya Faiez al Sarraj joined the school for a conversation on the challenges of governing Libya following the 2011 Arab Spring movement.

Blue Boundaries: The Geopolitics of the Ocean Economy

The Energy, Resources and Environment program in conjunction with the UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Business Action Platform hosted a timely discussion on how nations are increasingly turning their attention offshore in the quest for natural resources to fuel the global economy.

Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel's Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny

Dean Eliot Cohen welcomed Ambassador, Counselor, and William Davidson Distinguished Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Dennis Ross, for a conversation on his new book, "Be Strong and of Good Courage."

The Women of Color Advancing Peace and National Security

The school hosted a discussion with the Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security (WCAPS) on the connections between global and domestic security threats and how the issues directly impact women of color.

American Diplomacy in a Disordered World: A Conversation with Ambassador William J. Burns

The school welcomed Ambassador William Burns, president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and former deputy secretary of state to share insights from his new memoir The Back Channel and for a conversation on contemporary American diplomacy.

Thoughts on Current China–US Relations

Ambassador Cui Tiankai, a Johns Hopkins SAIS alumnus, returned to campus to share insights on current trends in the China-US relationship, which he emphasized is the most consequential bilateral relationship in today's world.

Disaster Strikes Again: Agriculture Resiliency in the Face of Climate Shocks

Students in the Energy, Resources and Environment Practicum collaborating with global reinsurance company Swiss Re presented their research findings on the economic consequences of climate-related disasters in agriculture-dependent communities.

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