Monday, February 3, 2014

This Week at SAIS, February 3-7

As we settle into our second week of classes at SAIS, things are getting quite around campus as our students start hitting the books.  But there are still some great events going on at the DC campus that are open to the public.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3
“Harper’s Foreign Policy: The New Realism”
5 p.m. – Room 806, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Joel Sokolsky, visiting professor of Canadian studies at Bridgewater State University, will discuss this topic.  For more information or to RSVP, email slee255@jhu.edu.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4
“Wind Power, Smart Grid and the Evolution of the U.S. Electricity System”
12:30 pm – Room 736, The Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Elizabeth Wilson, associate professor of energy, environmental policy and law at the University of Minnesota, will discuss this topic.

“Agriculture for Development”
1 p.m. – Kenney Auditorium, Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Mark Cackler, manager of the World Bank’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department, will discuss this topic.  For more information or to RSVP, click here.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
“Global Resource Governance: Complexities, Consumption & Comparative Politics in a Changing World”
4:30 p.m. – Room 806, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Stacy VanDeveer, professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire, will discuss this topic. Note: The speaker’s comments will be off the record.

“Afghanistan: A Distant War”
4:30 pm – Room 500, The Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Robert Nickelsberg, author of Afghanistan - A Distant War, will discuss this topic.  For more information or to RSVP, email ckunkel@jhu.edu.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6
“Think the U.S. Market is More Unified and Liberalized than the E.U.? Think Again!”
4:30 pm – Room 736, The Bernstein-Offit Building, 1717 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Craig Parsons, professor of political science and director of European Studies at the University of Oregon, will discuss this topic.  For more information or to RSVP, click here.
“China’s Military Air-Sea Advancement: Regional and Global Implications”
4:30 p.m. – Room 806, Rome Building, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Andrew Erickson, associate in research at Harvard Fairbank Center, will discuss this topic.  For more information or to RSVP, email reischauer@jhu.edu.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7
“Green Innovation in China: Examining the International Dimensions of China Clean Energy Technology Development”
4:30 p.m. – Rome Building Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Joanna Lewis, assistant professor of science technology and international affairs at Georgetown University, will discuss topic. Note: This event is off the record.

Would you like to see what’s happening in SAIS Europe or the Hopkins-Nanjing Center this week?  Visit http://www.sais-jhu.edu/calendars and click on the links for Bologna or Nanjing, respectively.

Thanks for reading!

– Erin Skelly, Associate Director of Admissions