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  • JHU SAIS to Host Conference on Demographic Trends and the BRICs | SAIS
    2011 Contact Felisa Neuringer Klubes 202 663 5626 fklubes jhu edu JHU SAIS to Host Conference on Demographic Trends and the BRICs The Johns Hopkins Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS will hold a daylong conference Demographic Trends and the BRICs on Tuesday April 19 from 9 a m to 3 p m With dynamic economies a quarter of the world s land and 40 percent of the human population Brazil Russia India and China the BRICs have the potential to dominate the global economy by the middle of this century Each one of the BRICs faces a different population dynamic Taken together their demographics are instrumental to the growth of the international economy As part of the Year of Demography at SAIS this conference will bring together regional policy experts demographers and leading market analysts to confront each other s assumptions and predictions to reveal novel problems and opportunities in these four pivotal countries Nick Eberstadt the Henry Wendt Scholar in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute will give the conference s luncheon keynote address at 12 30 p m 9 a m Welcome Remarks by Riordan Roett director of Western Hemisphere Studies at SAIS and Jessica P Einhorn dean of SAIS 9 15 a m Session 1 Brazil 10 15 a m Session 2 Russia 11 30 a m Session 3 India 12 30 p m Luncheon keynote address by Nick Eberstadt 1 30 p m Session 4 China 2 30 p m Closing address by Riordan Roett For a complete agenda go to www sais jhu edu demography conference SAIS will also host a live webcast of the conference available at www sais jhu edu The conference which is free and open to the public will be held in the Kenney Auditorium of

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/jhu-sais-host-conference-demographic-trends-and-brics (2015-11-11)
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  • JHU SAIS to Host Forum With U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk | SAIS
    Career Services Planning and Resources Skills Development Employment Outcomes For Employers Giving Locations Washington D C Bologna Italy Nanjing China You are here JHU SAIS to Host Forum With U S Trade Representative Ron Kirk JHU SAIS to Host Forum With U S Trade Representative Ron Kirk MEDIA ADVISORY April 13 2011 Contact Felisa Neuringer Klubes 202 663 5626 fklubes jhu edu JHU SAIS to Host Forum With U S Trade Representative Ron Kirk The Johns Hopkins University Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS will host A Conversation With Ambassador Ron Kirk on Wednesday April 20 at 1 30 p m Kirk the U S trade representative will participate in a dialogue with Matthias Matthijs a professorial lecturer in the SAIS International Economics Program serving as moderator The event will be held in Kenney Auditorium located on the first floor of the school s Nitze Building 1740 Massachusetts Ave N W Washington D C Members of the public should RSVP to the SAIS International Development Program at developmentroundtable jhu edu Members of the media who plan to cover the event should respond to Felisa Neuringer Klubes at the SAIS Communications Office at 202 663 5626 or fklubes

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  • JHU SAIS to Host Washington, D.C., Launch of Francis Fukuyama’s Book on the Origins of Political Order | SAIS
    of Francis Fukuyama s Book on the Origins of Political Order MEDIA ADVISORY April 18 2011 Contact Felisa Neuringer Klubes 202 663 5626 fklubes jhu edu JHU SAIS to Host Washington D C Launch of Francis Fukuyama s Book on the Origins of Political Order The Johns Hopkins University Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS and The American Interest will host the Washington D C book launch of The Origins of Political Order From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution by Francis Fukuyama on Monday April 25 at 12 30 p m This event will feature remarks by Fukuyama a senior fellow at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute and the Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University about his new book published this month by Farrar Straus and Giroux Following Fukuyama s remarks Adam Garfinkle the editor of The American Interest and Michael Woolcock lead social development specialist for the World Bank s Development Research Group will provide commentary Author of the bestselling The End of History and the Last Man Fukuyama provides in his new book a sweeping account of how today s basic political institutions developed The first of a major two volume work The Origins of Political Order begins with politics among humankind s primate ancestors and follows the story through the emergence of tribal societies the growth of the first modern state in China the beginning of the rule of law in India and the Middle East and the development of political accountability in Europe up until the eve of the French Revolution SAIS also will host a live Webcast of the event accessible at www sais jhu edu The event which is free and open to the public will be held in the Kenney Auditorium of the school s Nitze Building located

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  • JHU SAIS and INSEAD Offer Dual-Degree Program | SAIS
    diversity of students and interests We are confident that with INSEAD as our partner the students who pursue dual degrees will find that the whole is greater than the sum of such excellent parts and doors will open for superb careers of international engagement Participants may begin the program at either SAIS or INSEAD At SAIS students can start either in Washington D C or Bologna Italy with the final third semester being in Washington At INSEAD students can start either in Fontainebleau or Singapore and can thereafter exchange between the two campuses as well as participate in exchanges with the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management There is a clear need for students to have a sophisticated understanding of both international affairs and management issues in an increasingly complex and interdependent world said Jake Cohen dean of INSEAD s MBA program The INSEAD SAIS Dual Degree provides a unique international framework for students who envision global careers in a fast changing world Students in the SAIS M A program studying at the SAIS Washington D C or Bologna campuses and students in the INSEAD M B A program enrolled at the school s Fontainebleau France or Singapore campuses will be eligible to participate in the dual degree program Both INSEAD and SAIS will offer their career and student services to students participating in the dual degree program These services will be available from the time the student matriculates at either institution until completion of the program About SAIS SAIS a leading graduate school of international relations is known for its interdisciplinary approach where students concentrate in either a functional area of international relations or a region of the world while pursuing studies in economics and foreign languages The school prepares its graduates with an arsenal of skills for a lifetime career in an increasingly complex world A division of Johns Hopkins University SAIS s campuses in Washington D C Bologna Italy and Nanjing China are home to nearly 1 000 students from more than 70 nations In Washington students gain access to the world s most influential individuals and institutions and unparalleled opportunities for hands on learning and career networking Approximately half of all SAIS M A students spend their first year at the Bologna campus receiving a European perspective on world affairs and a complementary context that broadens their education SAIS s center in China is a partnership between Johns Hopkins Hopkins and Nanjing University where American and international students take the majority of their courses in Mandarin while Chinese students study mostly in English Founded in 1943 SAIS also offers the Master of International Public Policy MIPP a degree designed for mid career professionals and a Ph D degree Master s students also may choose from several dual degree programs with top business law public health and public administration schools SAIS houses more than a dozen research centers that tap the expertise of the school s world class faculty while drawing

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/jhu-sais-and-insead-offer-dual-degree-program (2015-11-11)
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  • JHU SAIS to Host Forum on Nigeria’s 2011 Elections | SAIS
    SAIS to Host Forum on Nigeria s 2011 Elections MEDIA ADVISORY May 4 2011 JHU SAIS to Host Forum on Nigeria s 2011 Elections The Johns Hopkins Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS will hold a half day forum Nigeria s 2011 Elections Achievements Problems and Prospects on Tuesday May 10 from 12 30 to 4 30 p m Attahiru Jega chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC of Nigeria and former vice chancellor of Bayero University will give the forum s keynote address on Challenges of Conducting Free Fair and Credible Elections in Nigeria at 12 30 p m Christopher Fomunyoh director of Africa Programs at the National Democratic Institute NDI and Peter Lewis director of the SAIS African Studies Program will provide commentary after Jega s remarks From 2 30 to 4 30 p m the following experts will participate in a panel discussion on a range of topics Carlo Binda NDI Nigeria country director on The Political Context of the 2011 Elections Gwendolyn Mikell professor of anthropology and international affairs at Georgetown University on Key Questions and Conclusions of Observers Richard Klein program manager of NDI s Project Swift Count 2011 on New Tools for Domestic Observers Eric Guttschuss Nigerian researcher at Human Rights Watch on Election Season Violence and Political Problems Jennifer Cooke Africa Program director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies CSIS on Key Challenges and Policy Concerns Pauline Baker moderator president emeritus of the Fund for Peace This forum is co hosted by the SAIS African Studies Program NDI and CSIS The event which is free and open to the public will be held in the Kenney Auditorium of the school s Nitze Building located at 1740 Massachusetts Ave N W Washington D C Members of the public

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/jhu-sais-host-forum-nigeria%E2%80%99s-2011-elections (2015-11-11)
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  • Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson to Speak at JHU SAIS | SAIS
    here Former U S Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson to Speak at JHU SAIS Former U S Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson to Speak at JHU SAIS MEDIA ADVISORY October 18 2011 Former U S Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson to Speak at JHU SAIS Henry M Paulson Jr former U S Secretary of the Treasury will speak at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS on Tuesday October 25 at 12 30 p m Paulson will speak about The United States and China Five Principles for Strengthening the Global Economy at this event co hosted by SAIS and the University of Chicago Currently Paulson serves as a distinguished senior fellow at the University of Chicago s Harris School of Public Policy Studies Earlier this year he founded the Paulson Institute an independent center located at the University of Chicago and dedicated to fostering international engagement with a special emphasis on relationships between the United States and China The institute is initially concentrating on two areas encouraging progress in environmental protection and the development of alternative sources of clean energy and promoting economic activity and cross investment between the two countries leading to the creation of jobs From January 2009 to June 2010 he was based at SAIS as a distinguished visiting scholar and Bernard L Schwartz Forum on Constructive Capitalism fellow There are a limited number of seats available to the general public to attend this event which will be held in Kenney Auditorium located on the first floor of the school s Nitze Building 1740 Massachusetts Ave N W Washington D C Members of the public should RSVP to http bit ly paulson oct25 SAIS also will host a live Webcast of the event accessible at www sais jhu edu Members of the media who

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/former-us-treasury-secretary-hank-paulson-speak-jhu (2015-11-11)
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  • JHU SAIS to Hold Conference on Future of U.S.-China Relations | SAIS
    SAIS will be the venue for a daylong conference China United States Sustained Dialogue on Monday October 24 from 10 a m to 5 30 p m The conference co sponsored by the Kettering Foundation and the Institute of American Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in close cooperation with SAIS China Studies Program and the National Committee on U S China Relations will feature a series of panels and keynote talks focused on a substantive discussion of the current state and future direction of U S China relations in today s turbulent environment This event also marks the 40th anniversary of then National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger s first trip to China to meet with its leaders Zbigniew Brzezinski SAIS professor of American foreign policy counselor and trustee at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and former national security adviser will give the conference s luncheon keynote address at 11 50 a m Brzezinski worked with Deng Xiaoping and President Jimmy Carter to achieve normalization of U S China relations in December 1978 Experts from academia think tanks and international organizations will speak at the following sessions 10 a m Opening Remarks 10 20 a m Panel 1 Overview of the State of the U S China Relationship 11 50 a m Luncheon keynote address by Zbigniew Brzezinski 1 30 p m Panel 2 Current Research on the State of Mind in the United States and China About the Relationship 3 20 p m Panel 3 Building Mutual Trust Expanding U S China Cooperation How Each Nation Sees Its Own Responsibilities and Those of Others Where Do We Go From Here 4 50 p m Closing Remarks For a complete agenda go to http bit ly nsYnyU Admittance to the conference is by invitation only However

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/jhu-sais-hold-conference-future-us-china-relations (2015-11-11)
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  • JHU SAIS to Host Launch of Professor Eliot Cohen’s New Book on the History of the American Way of War | SAIS
    2011 JHU SAIS to Host Launch of Professor Eliot Cohen s New Book on the History of the American Way of War The Johns Hopkins University Paul H Nitze School of Advanced International Studies SAIS will host a discussion of Conquered Into Liberty Two Centuries of Battles Along the Great Warpath That Made the American Way of War a new book by Eliot Cohen director of the SAIS Strategic Studies Program on Thursday November 10 at 6 p m Cohen will make some introductory remarks followed by a panel discussion about the book Panelists include Tom Ricks author and military journalist Nicholas Westbrook director emeritus of Fort Ticonderoga Charles Doran moderator director of the SAIS Canadian Studies and International Relations programs In Conquered Into Liberty to be released by Free Press on November 15 Cohen describes how five peoples the British French Americans Canadians and Indians fought over the key to the North American continent the corridor running from Albany to Montreal dominated by the Champlain valley and known to Native Americans as the Great Warpath He reveals how conflict along these two hundred miles of lake river and woodland shaped the country s military values practices and institutions Even today the Great Warpath legacy endures U S Army rangers trace their lineage and military culture to the ranger unit formed by Robert Rogers here in the middle of the 18th century and when Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan this year they took part in the tradition of cross border operations stretching back centuries Cohen author of the prize winning Supreme Command and former counselor of the U S Department of State delves deep into history while explaining its contemporary significance The event which is free and open to the public will be held in the Kenney

    Original URL path: http://www.sais-jhu.edu/news-and-events/for-the-press/press-releases/jhu-sais-host-launch-professor-eliot-cohen%E2%80%99s-new-book (2015-11-11)
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