Johns Hopkins SAIS hosts “The Future of Global Jihadism,” a discussion with journalist Peter Bergen on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016



"The Future of Global Jihadism," a discussion with Peter Bergen, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).


The talk will be video teleconferenced to the National Defense University in Islamabad, Pakistan, enabling an interactive and international discussion between audiences in the U.S. and Pakistan. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session.

Peter Bergen
Journalist, author, documentary producer, and vice president at New America 

Walter Andersen
Director of South Asia Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Time and Date
9:00-10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can RSVP to . Camera setup will only be permitted from 8:30–9:00 a.m.

Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile   

About the Speaker

Peter Bergen is a print and television journalist, author, documentary producer and vice president at New America where he directs the International Security and Fellows programs; a professor of practice at Arizona State University; a fellow at Fordham University’s Center on National Security and CNN’s national security analyst. He has held teaching positions at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

About 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 70 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.

For more information, visit or @SAISHopkins



Friday, October 14, 2016