Campus Events


April 2018


April 2018

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Location: Room 500, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Solar energy has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. However, in order for it to achieve its full potential, Dr. Varun Sivaram argues in his new book that several kinds of innovation are required: 

    --financial innovation and new business models to facilitate the...

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    Location: Kenney Herter Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) opened for business in 2016, as a $100 billion multilateral development bank that finances public and private infrastructure projects for Asia.  AIIB’s founders, led by China, span Asia, Europe and the Middle East—now a global footprint.  The birth...

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
    Location: Auditorium

    Romano Prodi - John L. Harper - Michael G. Plummer
    Romano Prodi
    Presidente Commissione Europea (1999-2004); Presidente Consiglio dei Ministri (1996-1998; 2006-2008)
    John L. Harper
    Kenneth H. Keller Professor,...

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
    Location: Room 103, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    A discussion about the current state of South Korean domestic politics, specifically on developments since late 2016 (when the so-called Candlelight Movement to impeach Park Geun-Hye began) and the legacy thereof.

    Our guests will be SAIS Korea Studies alumni Jaehan Park and Kevin Kim....

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm
    Location: Room 500, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Canada will host the 2018 G7 Summit in Charlevoix, Quebec on June 8-9, 2018. A panel of experts will discuss the agenda and expectations for the summit, which coincidentally will be U.S. President Donald Trump's first visit to Canada as president.

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
    Location: Room 806, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    The European and Eurasian Studies Program invites you to a Russia-Eurasia Forum on "Russian Energy and European Politics" with David Koranyi, Director of the Energy Diplomacy Initiative at the Atlantic Council. Moderated by Professor Charles Gati. 

    Lunch provided. RSVP required: ...

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:55pm
    Location: Room 736, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW


  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
    Location: Room 812, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Energy efficiency presents major opportunities for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and enhancing economic growth in emerging economies. At this seminar Eric Gibbs, a SAIS alum and Chief Program Officer at CLASP, discusses the role of efficient appliances in improving energy access and meeting...

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 8:30am to 6:00pm
    Location: Kenney Herter Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC

    Join us for the 4th Annual China-Africa Research Initiative (CARI) Conference, which will be held on Thursday, April 19 and Friday, April 20, 2018 at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington DC.

    This year’s theme is "Matters of State:...

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Oil and Gas Retrieval: Environmental Risks and Impacts on Water

    An overview of conventional vs. unconventional retrieval, waste pits, TENORM, and case study on Colorado.

    Oil and gas retrieval of all kinds remains prevalent across the United States and the...