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Johns Hopkins SAIS to host a discussion with SNF Agora Institute Senior Fellow and Washington Post Columnist Anne Applebaum and The Atlantic Editor in Chief Jeffrey Goldberg during school’s 75th anniversary celebration in Washington, DC

As a part of its 75th anniversary celebration, Johns Hopkins SAIS will host a discussion with Anne Applebaum, SNF Agora Institute senior fellow, associate professor of the practice of International Affairs, and columnist at The Washington Post, and Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief of The Atlantic.
Narges Bajoghli, assistant professor of Middle East Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS, will moderate a discussion with Applebaum and Goldberg focused on challenges to liberal democracy and the changing world order.
Eliot A. Cohen
Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Narges Bajoghli
Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Anne Applebaum
SNF Agora Institute Senior Fellow and Associate Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Columnist, The Washington Post
Jeffrey Goldberg
Editor in Chief, The Atlantic

Time and Date
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Friday, October 25, 2019
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 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 Johns Hopkins SAIS Communication Manager Jason Lucas at [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 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Media Contact
Jason Lucas
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
+1 (202) 663-5620 office
+1 (202) 422-2652 mobile
[email protected]
About the Speakers
Anne Applebaum is a SNF Agora Institute senior fellow and an associate professor of the practice of International Affairs. She is also a foreign policy columnist for The Washington Post and a professor of practice at the London School of Economics (LSE), where she co-leads ARENA, a research project on disinformation and 21st century propaganda. An award-winning historian, Applebaum has written several books including, “Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine” and “Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe.” Her book “Gulag: A History” won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for non-fiction, and her writing has also won the Cundill, Nonion and Lionel Gelber prizes.
Jeffrey Goldberg is the editor in chief of The Atlantic and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Reporting. He is the author of “Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror,” which was hailed as one of the best books of 2006 by the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, The Progressive, Washingtonian, and Playboy. Before joining The Atlantic in 2007, Goldberg was a Middle East correspondent and the Washington correspondent for The New Yorker. He was previously a correspondent for The New York Times Magazine and New York Magazine. He has also written for the Jewish Daily Forward and was a columnist for The Jerusalem Post.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
Johns Hopkins 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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Wednesday, October 23, 2019