Spring 2018

Daniel Honig, Assistant Professor of International Development, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Navigation By Judgment, April 9

Jason Hamacher, Lost Origin Productions
Lina Sergie Attar, Architect
Farrah Hassen, Filmmaker
Witness: Aleppo, Sights, Sounds & Stories from Pre-War Syria, April 3

Daniel Blumenthal, Director of Asian Studies, American Enterprise Institute
Kent E. Calder, Director of Asia Programs and Director of Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Ling Chen, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Karl D. Jackson, C.V. Starr Distinguished Professor of Southeast Asia Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
James Person, Research Director, US-Korea Institute, Johns Hopkins SAIS  
Yun Sun, co-Director of East Asia Program and Director of China Program, Stimson Center
Competing Visions for Asia's Future: 7th Annual Asia Conference, March 30

Michèle Flournoy, CEO of WestExec and founder of the Center for a New American Security
Marching Into an Equal Future: 6th Annual Conference of Global Women in Leadership, March 29

Madiha Afzal, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Global Policy Program and non-resident Fellow, Brookings Institution
Joshua T. White, Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies and Fellow at the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies
What Drives Extremism in Pakistan?, March 15

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
International Women's Day at Washington Post, March 8

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) and Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC)
The Case for Restraint in Foreign Policy, March 6

Brian Mikkelsen, Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs
A Conversation on Free Trade and Globalization, March 5

Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament0
The Future of Europe, February 13

Susan Rice, former White House National Security Advisor and former US Ambassador to the United Nations
A Conversation with Susan Rice, February 13

Panel and reception with photojournalists
15 Stories of Hope, Change, and Justice, February 1

Black History Month at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Adam Ambrogi, Program Director of Elections at Democracy Fund
Chiedo Nwankwor, Visiting Research Associate and Adjunct Lecturer at Johns Hopkins SAIS
Daniel Serwer, Professor and Director of Conflict Management at Johns Hopkins SAIS
Discourse for Diplomats, February 23

Isabel Saint Malo de Alvarado, Vice President and Prime Minster of Panama
Panama: Committed to Democracy, Transparency and Stability, February 20

Gen. James N. Mattis, US Secretary of Defense
Outlining a New National Defense Strategy for the US, January 19

Fall 2017

SAIS China and Hopkins-Nanjing Center Graduation Reception, December 14

Chude Jideonwo, author and RED Co-founder and Managing Partner
How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump, December 5

Eliot Cohen, Director of Strategic Studies and Director of The Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies
Mara Karlin, Associate Director of the Strategic Studies Program and Executive Director of The Merrill Center for Strategic Studies
Vali Nasr, Dean
Moderated by Shamila Chaudhary, Foreign Policy Institute Fellow
The Trump Effect, November 28

Jeffrey Goldberg, Editor-in-Chief, The Atlantic
Reflections on America and the World in the Trump Era, November 16

Johns Hopkins SAIS Student Government Association
International Dinner 2017, November 11

Edward Luce, Financial Times Columnist and author, The Retreat of Western Liberalism
Sheri Berman, Barnard College Professor of Political Science
Matthias Matthijs, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy
The Retreat of Western Liberalism, November 9

Ambassador James Cunningham, former US Ambassador to Afghanistan, Israel, and the United Nations
Christoph Duenwald, International Monetary Fund Chief of Mission for Afghanistan
Daniel Markey, Senior Research Professor in International Relations and Academic Director, Global Policy
Rohullah Osmani, Visiting Scholar
Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne, former US Ambassador to Argentina, Mexico, and Afghanistan
New US Strategies for Afghanistan and South Asia, November 2

David A. Steinberg, Assistant Professor of International Political Economy and recipient of the 2017 Max M. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Teaching
2017 Max M. Fisher Prize for Excellence in Teaching, November 1

Ambassador Douglas Lute, Robert McDermott Distinguished Chair of Social Sciences at United States Military Academy at West Point
Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, former US Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Is Pakistan a Challenge or Opportunity for the US?, October 30

Lieutenant General David Berger '05, Commander, US Marine Forces, Pacific
The US Marine Corps in the Pacific, October 26

Helene Cooper, Pentagon Correspondent for the New York Times and Pulitzer Prize winning author
Women Who Inspire, October 23

Joseph Pennington, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq Policy, US Department of State
Randa Slim, Foreign Policy Institute Fellow and Director of the Track II Dialogues Initiative at The Middle East Institute
Iraq's Political Compass and Regional Priorities, October 17

Rachel Kyte, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll)
Johannes Urpelainen, Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment and Founding Director, Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy (ISEP)
Launching the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy, October 16

Antony Blinken, Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar at the Foreign Policy Institute
Chester Crocker ’65, PhD ’70, Professor in the Practice of Strategic Studies, Georgetown University and former Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs
What Good is Diplomacy, October 16

10th and 25th Reunion Classes Return to Washington, DC, October 13

Abdirahman D. Beileh, Minister of Finance, Somalia
Extraordinary Somalia, October 12

Hispanic Heritage Month at Johns Hopkins SAIS, September-October

Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Interior, Pakistan
Pakistan's Efforts in Internal and Regional Security, October 11

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Founder of Open Russia
Lantos Rule of Law Lecture, October 10

Amy Celico '98, Principal, Albright Stonebridge Group
David M. Lampton, Director of SAIS China and George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies
Cui Liru, Senior Advisor & Former President, China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)
Perspectives on US-China Relations in a Time of Rapid Change, October 9

Shamila Chaudhary, Foreign Policy Institute Fellow
Gregory Feifer, Interim Executive Director of the Institute of Current World Affairs
Andrew J. Tabler, Martin J. Gross Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Hashim Wahdatyar, Program Officer, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Risks and Consequences of Foreign Interventions, October 5 

Marco Alverà, CEO of Snam
Natural Gas in Europe: Finding the Balance Between Market and Geopolitical Challenges, September 29

General (ret.) David H. Petraeus, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency
The David H. Bernstein Forum, September 28

Carla Freeman, Director of the Foreign Policy Institute and Associate Director of SAIS China
David M. Lampton, Director of SAIS China and George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies
US-China Relations in the Era of Trump and Xi Jinping, September 27

Bernice Dapaah, Founder and CEO, Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative
A Discussion on Social Enterprise in Ghana, September 22

Chiara Scotti, Chief of Financial Stability Assessment, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Evaluating Asset-Market Effects of Unconventional Monetary Policy, September 21

John McLaughlin, Distinguished Practitioner-in-Residence at The Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies and former acting director of the Central Intelligence Agency
How to Thrive in A Washington Career, September 20

Kathleen Wynne, Premier of Ontario
Ontario's View on Renegotiating NAFTA, September 14

Antony Blinken, Herter/Nitze Distinguished Scholar at the Foreign Policy Institute and Managing Director, Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement
The Art of Diplomacy, September 13  

Spring 2017

Celebrating the Class of 2017  5/25/2017
SAIS Europe Celebrates the Class of 2017  5/20/2017
A Presentation on Northern European Security  5/16/2017
Democracy: Stories From the Long Road to Freedom, with Condoleezza Rice  5/12/2017
Which Europe After the French Election?  5/12/2017
The Future of Liberalism In Europe: Taking Stock After the French Elections  5/11/2017
Cultural Diplomacy  5/8/2017
Advancing Canadian Interests and Defending Canadian Values in the United States  5/2/2017
A Conversation with author Anne Hillerman  4/27/2017
Securing a Sustainable Future: Global Women in Leadership Annual Conference  4/21/2017
A Conversation on Building Europe's Future  4/20/2017
The 4th Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges  4/19/2017
The Political Economy of Gender in Africa  4/14/2017
Pakistan Today: The Case for US-Pakistan Relations  4/13/2017
Nothing for Women Without Women: Raising Voices for Change  4/12/2017
Women's Leadership and the New World (Dis)Order  4/10/2017
Becoming a Highly Successful Entrepreneur: A Conversation With Jeffrey Raider  4/6/2017
A Conversation With General Michael Hayden  4/4/2017
Arctic Security Conference: Hot Spot or Cold Front?  4/3/2017
US-Asia Relations: Past and Future  3/31/2017
The Rise of Populism: A Global Approach  3/30/2017
The Causes of Wars  3/27/2017
The Unraveling of the Global Order: Asia Adjusts  3/24/2017
International Development and Supply Chain Innovation: A West Elm Case Study  3/15/2017
Culture Change at the State Department: Inclusive Government Leaders Share Their Insights    3/6/2017
A Conversation with Ambassador Deborah Jones  3/6/2017
SAIS' Got Talent  3/4/2017
Negotiation Opportunities and the Challenges Ahead  2/27/2017
The Challenges of Security and Development in Africa  2/27/2017|
The Point of Intersection: Hillary Clinton, Beyonce, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie  2/24/2017|
Lessons from the Last Mile: Reflections on a Career Shaped by the Peace Corps  2/15/2017
A Conversation on Asia's Economic Challenges  2/13/2017
Who's Coming to the Embassy Tonight?  2/13/2017
New Challenges for the Refugee Regime  2/7/2017
A Conversation with TIAA CEO Roger W. Ferguson, Jr  2/3/2017
The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force  2/2/2017
Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies  2/2/2017
The Future of Afghanistan and the Region in the New Administration  1/9/2017
The Way Ahead: The US-Japan Relationship Under the Trump-Abe Administrations  1/6/2017
EIA's Annual Energy Outlook for 2017  1/5/2017