Johns Hopkins SAIS to host A Presentation on Northern European Security by His Excellency Peter Hultqvist, Minister for Defense of Sweden, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
A Presentation on Northern European Security by His Excellency Peter Hultqvist, Minister for Defense of Sweden, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
 
The presentation will be followed by a conversation with the Minister, Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean Vali Nasr, and Hal Brands, Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs.
 
The event is presented by the Dean’s Forum and the Forum on Foreign Policy and Global Security by the school’s Foreign Policy Institute.

Speakers
Peter Hultqvist
Minister for Defense of Sweden
 
Vali Nasr
Dean, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Hal Brands
Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Time and Date
11:00 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
 
Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
 
Register
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by selecting “Media” on the online registration form. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
 
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu
 
About the Speaker
Peter Hultqvist has been the Minister for Defense of Sweden since 2014. He is a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party. Hultqvist was elected to the Riksdag, the highest decision-making assembly in Sweden, in 2006. He began his career as a journalist in 1977, after completing the Social Science Programme at the Hagaskolan.
 
About The Foreign Policy Institute (FPI)
 The Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) seeks to advance practically oriented research and discussion about foreign policy. To this end, it organizes research initiatives and study groups, and hosts leaders from around the world as resident or non-resident fellows in fields including international policy, business, journalism, and academia.
 
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 nearly 75 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 sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins
 
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Date: 
Friday, May 12, 2017