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Johns Hopkins SAIS to launch SAIS China Global Research Center on June 16

MEDIA ADVISORY 

The China Studies program at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is pleased to announce the launch of the SAIS China Global Research Center on Wednesday, June 16. The launch will include a day-long webinar titled “The Making and Unmaking of U.S.-China Relations” and will focus on the upcoming publication Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-American Relations, developed by Anne Thurston, senior research professor at Johns Hopkins SAIS. The webinar will feature presentations from authors of chapters within Engaging China followed by panel discussions on U.S.-China issues with experts from throughout Johns Hopkins’ schools and divisions. 

Registration

This event is open to the public and media, with registration

Date and Time

Wednesday, June 16
9:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. EDT 

Agenda
Wednesday, June 16

9:00 a.m. (U.S. EDT)
Opening remarks
 
Call to Order and Acknowledgements
Andrew Mertha
Vice Dean and Director of SAIS China, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Johns Hopkins University Legacy in China
Jill McGovern
Member, Johns Hopkins SAIS Board of Advisors and Hopkins-Nanjing Council
 
Dedication of the SAIS China Global Research Center
Eliot A. Cohen
Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-American Relations
Anne Thurston
Senior Research Professor, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion I: America’s Economic Ties to China: What Have We Learned? 

Panelists

Michael G. Plummer
Director of SAIS Europe and Eni Professor of International Economics, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
David Bulman
McGovern-Muller Assistant Professor of China Studies and International Affairs, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Xian Sun
Associate Professor of Practice, Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business 

Presenter

Barry Naughton
Sokwanlok Chair at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California San Diego 

Moderator

Adam Webb
American Co-Director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
11:00 a.m.
The SAIS China Global Research Center and Johns Hopkins University
Sunil Kumar
Provost, Johns Hopkins University
 
11:30 a.m.
Panel II: The U.S., China, and Public Health: Cooperation and Competition 

Panelists

Chengda Zhang
Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International
 
Laura Morlock
Executive Vice Dean and Professor and Associate Chair for Health Management Programs, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
 
Nancy Reynolds
Associate Dean of Global Affairs and Director, Center for Global Initiatives, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing                                                                                                                                         
 
Xiaoqin Wang
Director, Tsinghua-Johns Hopkins Joint Center for Biomedical Research, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering 

Presenter

Yanzhong Huang
Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
Director of Global Health Studies, Seton Hall University 

Moderator

Yascha Mounk
Associate Professor of the Practice of International Relations, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Senior Fellow, SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University 
 
2:00 p.m.
Panel III: U.S.-China Relations: What Comes Next? 

Panelists

John Lipsky
Peter G. Peterson Distinguished Scholar at the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Emelia Probasco
Chief Communications Officer, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
 
John Yasuda
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences 

Presenter

David M. Lampton
Professor Emeritus of China Studies and Foreign Policy Institute Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins SAIS 

Moderator

Christopher Morphew
Dean, Johns Hopkins School of Education
 
3:30 p.m.
Concluding remarks
 
Andrew Mertha
Vice Dean and Director of SAIS China, Johns Hopkins SAIS 

Media Contact

Jason Lucas
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
+1 (202) 663-5620
jlucas27@jhu.edu 

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 more than 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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Date: 
Friday, June 11, 2021