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Johns Hopkins SAIS to host discussion on new book, “From War to Peace in the Balkans, the Middle East and Ukraine,” with author Dr. Daniel Serwer, February 13 in Washington, DC


The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Faculty Research Forum will host a seminar with Dr. Daniel Serwer, Director of Conflict Management, to discuss his latest book, From War to Peace in the Balkans, the Middle East and Ukraine, which focuses on the origins, consequences, and aftermath of the 1995 and 1999 western military interventions that led to the end of the most recent Balkan wars.
During the seminar, Dr. Serwer, Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Dr. Majda Ruge, and Adjunct Lecturer of European Studies Dr. David Kanin will address the following topics related to the book:

  • Impact of U.S. and European military and diplomatic intervention in the Balkans
  • Path to European Union membership for Balkan countries
  • Lessons from the Balkan conflicts that can be applied to the Middle East and Ukraine
  • Effectiveness of conflict prevention and state-building efforts following the Balkan conflicts

Time and Date
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Johns Hopkins SAIS
500 Bernstein-Offit Building
1717 Massachusetts Ave. NW 
Washington, DC 20036 
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by emailing [email protected]. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
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About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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Monday, February 11, 2019
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