Campus Events


March 2018


March 2018

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 4:45pm to 5:45pm
    Location: Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    UK Ministry of Defense Permanent Secretary Stephen Lovegrove and Vice Chief of the Defense Staff General Sir Gordon Messenger will join the school for a discussion on modernization, innovation, and how allies can work together to generate complementary approaches which help to solve common...

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
    Location: Room 500, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Over the past decade, oil and gas production in the US has surged dramatically—thanks largely to technological advances such as high-volume hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as “fracking.” This rapid increase has generated widespread debate, with proponents touting economic and energy-...

  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:55pm
    Location: Room 736, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Alex Thurston is Assistant Professor of Teaching in the African Studies Program at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. He specializes in the study of Islam and politics in West Africa and North Africa. He holds a PhD in Religious Studies from Northwestern University and an MA in...

  • Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:30pm
    Location: Kenney Herter Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC

    SAIS Global Women in Leadership (GWL) is a student-run organization that aims to equip the school's student leaders with the tools to excel in their careers and tackle the challenges facing women globally. Each year, GWL hosts a speaker series, leadership workshops, networking events, and an...

  • Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
    Location: Penthouse

    Anton Hemerijck
    European University Institute, Italy
    Understanding the New Europe Series
    Anton Hemerijck is Professor of Political Science and Sociology at the European University Institute, Italy.

    Hemerijck joined the EUI in January 2017,...

  • Friday, March 30, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
    Location: Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Major countries across the Asia-Pacific region are currently outlining and seeking support for their distinct visions for a more interconnected, prosperous, and confident Asia. Under President Xi, China has advanced its ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, reflecting its aspirations to usher in a...

  • Friday, March 30, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: Mason Library, Room 8B

    The goal of this one-hour session is simple: to make the time you spend on research more effective. A SAIS Librarian will demonstrate how to use JHU/ SAIS resources to find and organize scholarly materials, focusing primarily on articles. RSVP requested: ...

April 2018

  • Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    What does Putin's victory mean for Russia? What can we expect from him both domestically and abroad? And what happens next for Russia? Join Alina Polyakova, Chris Miller, and David Szakonyi for their views. Moderated by Aaron Schwartzbaum.

  • Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
    Location: Room 812, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    State capacity is central to the provision of public goods, including environmental protection. In an article titled the same, drawing on climate policymaking, Nahm (and Meckling) argue that the division of labor between the bureaucracy and legislature in policy formulation is a critical source...

  • Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
    Location: Room 806, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO, Energy Storage Association onThe Status and Outlook for Energy Storage

    With declining costs, the increasing deployment of variable renewable energy generation, and the need to address resilience, energy storage is...