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SAIS-CARI to host seventh annual conference, “China’s Overseas Lending in Comparative Perspective,” as a weekly virtual series from April 6 to May 18

Monday, April 5, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY The SAIS China Africa Research Initiative (SAIS-CARI) will hold its seventh annual conference titled, “China’s Overseas Lending in Comparative Perspective,” as a weekly virtual series starting Tuesday, April 6 and ending Tuesday, May 18. The weekly series will feature expert...

Johns Hopkins SAIS Professor Daniel Honig publishes research examining relationship between management practices and worker motivation

Monday, March 29, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORYStudies show government agencies actively seek employees with intrinsic motivation since they are usually more productive, possess a diverse skillset, and demonstrate a willingness to take on new tasks. To examine how an employee’s intrinsic motivation is influenced by a government...

SAIS-CARI and Boston University Global Development Policy Center to announce drop in Chinese Lending to Africa in 2019; management transfer of Chinese Loans to Africa Database

Monday, March 29, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY New data derived from the Chinese Loans to Africa Database shows Chinese loan commitments to African countries dropped 30 percent in 2019 to $7 billion, down from $9.9 billion in 2018. Lending to historically large borrowers that have negotiated debt relief with China, including...

Johns Hopkins SAIS Merrill Center and Duke University’s Program in American Grand Strategy to host 2021 Conference on Civil-Military Relations on April 7 and 8

Monday, March 29, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY The Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS and Duke University’s Program in American Grand Strategy will host the 2021 student-led conference on civil-military relations on April 7 and 8: “Politics, Protests, and the Post-Pandemic World: Civil-Military...

Johns Hopkins SAIS to host Hopkins-Nanjing Center 35th anniversary event, featuring Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Zhengyu Huang, president of the Committee of 100, on March 29

Monday, March 22, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORYOn March 29, Johns Hopkins SAIS will host a panel discussion titled, “A Special Relationship in Transition: U.S.-China Power Dynamics in the Emerging 21st Century,” featuring Robert Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, and Zhengyu Huang, president of the Committee of 100. This...

Johns Hopkins SAIS Professor Joshua White available for comment on U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s India visit

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORYU.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will visit India from March 19 to 21 as part of his first overseas trip, signaling the country’s importance to the Biden administration’s Indo-Pacific agenda. Joshua White, Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies and former...

Johns Hopkins SAIS to host Martha S. Jones, acclaimed author, historian, and Johns Hopkins professor, for a virtual conversation with Dean Eliot Cohen on March 18

Monday, March 8, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORYJohns Hopkins SAIS Dean Eliot A. Cohen will host Martha S. Jones, acclaimed author, historian, and Johns Hopkins University Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, for the Dean’s Speaker Series on Thursday, March 18. Jones, who also directs the Hard Histories at Hopkins...

Johns Hopkins SAIS Professor Sarah Jordaan and her colleagues develop research debunking myths about land required for renewable energy

Monday, March 8, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORYPopulation growth and increased demand of energy are forcing decision makers to consider the environmental impact of ongoing and future power generation projects. To assess potential effects of these projects, Sarah Jordaan, a Johns Hopkins faculty member with appointments at Johns...

Johns Hopkins SAIS to host Elizabeth Samet, author and United States Military Academy professor, for a virtual conversation with Dean Eliot Cohen on March 10

Thursday, February 25, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORYJohns Hopkins SAIS Dean Eliot A. Cohen will host Elizabeth Samet, author and professor of English at the United States Military Academy, as part of the Dean’s Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 10. Samet, who has written several books, including Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature...

Kent Calder, director of the Reischauer Center at Johns Hopkins SAIS, to discuss new book Global Political Cities during virtual event on March 9

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY Kent Calder, director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), will discuss his new book Global Political Cities: Actors and Arenas of Influence in International Affairs during a virtual event hosted by...

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