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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

EXPERT ADVISORY
 

Washington - Eight U.S. journalists have been awarded fellowships to report on critical issues in Asia, Africa, Central Asia, Latin America, Canada and Europe as part of the four-month-long Pew Fellowships in International Journalism at The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of The Johns Hopkins University.

The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) of the U.S. Army War College will hold a daylong conference, The Defense Transformation Debate: The American Military at the Dawn of the 21st Century," on Friday, 10/5 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Paul Wolfowitz, deputy secretary of Defense, is the keynote speaker. Expert panelists from academia, research organizations, government and the media will speak throughout the day during the following sessions:

The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in association with Novartis Corporation will hold a daylong conference, "Globalization and Infectious Diseases: Institutions, Policies, and the Threat of Bioterrorism," on Tuesday, 11/6 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Washington, D.C.-12/19/2001-The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University is the new host institution of the U.S. office of the Civic Education Project (CEP), an international non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening democracy and civil society in former communist societies.

Hernando de Soto, best-selling author and noted Peruvian economist, will speak at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) on Wednesday, 10/17 at 5:30 p.m.

To address the major issues raised by globalization, SAIS recently created a lecture series, "The Forum on Constructive Capitalism." De Soto will speak about "Dead Capital and the Poor" at the forum's next event.

Robert Skidelsky, noted British economist and biographer of John Maynard Keynes, will speak at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) on Thursday, 02/22 at 5:30 p.m.

To address the major issues raised by globalization, SAIS created a new lecture series, "The Forum on Constructive Capitalism." Skidelsky will speak about "In the Long Run Is Keynes Dead?" at the forum's third event.

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate Paul Wolfowitz, dean of the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), as deputy secretary of Defense. Wolfowitz has served as the dean of SAIS since 01/1994.

Below is a statement from William R. Brody, president of The Johns Hopkins University, in reaction to President Bush's announcement:

Abbas Kiarostami, the award-winning Iranian film director, will discuss his work during a forum at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) on Friday, 04/20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will hold a daylong conference AMaking the Trade-Offs for a Comprehensive U.S. Energy Policy," on Thursday, 04/5 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The National Capital Area Chapter of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics is co-sponsoring the event with the SAIS International Energy and Environment Program.

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