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Will Africa Feed China?

Deborah Bräutigam, director of the International Development Program and China-Africa Research Initiative shared insights from her book, “Will Africa Feed China?" which examines the myths and realities behind the media headlines.

The UN in the New Global Landscape

Jan Eliasson, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations spoke on the challenges facing the UN in a changing global landscape. 

The Johns Hopkins SAIS Faculty is Growing

Johns Hopkins SAIS is pleased to welcome the following new faculty this year:

Emerging Trends in Global Energy

Paolo Scaroni, deputy chairman of the Rothschild Group joined Dean Vali Nasr for a discussion on the Emerging Trends in Global Energy.

2015 SAIS Global Women in Leadership Conference

SAIS Global Women in Leadership hosted a conference exploring how female entrepreneurs are driving social and economic change in their communities and on a global scale. 

Author and Columnist, Thomas L. Friedman, at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Thomas L. Friedman, internationally renowned author, reporter and columnist spoke with students in the American Foreign Policy (AFP) Program at Johns Hopkins SAIS during an off-the-record discussion. 

A Conversation on Cybersecurity with Michael Lynton, CEO Sony Entertainment

Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment and Chairman and CEO, Sony Pictures Entertainment joined Dean Vali Nasr on October 19 for an off-the-record conversation on cybersecurity. 

Middle East Strategy Task Force: Rethinking Regional Security

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley joined Johns Hopkins SAIS and the Atlantic Council for the fourth public hearing of the Middle East Strategy Task Force (MEST). The event examined how to begin rebuilding a stable regional order in the Middle East and North Africa, with an eye to focusing on security as a means to social, political, and economic development, not an end in itself. 

Dr. S. Frederick Starr USCC Testimony

Dr. S. Frederick Starr, chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at SAIS testified on March 18, 2015 for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on #China and Central Asia. 

Dean Vali Nasr at World Affairs Council

Dean Vali Nasr joined World Affairs Council on March 16, 2015 for a discussion on the challenges facing the Middle East.