Sunday, February 14, 2016

This Week at SAIS: February 15 - February 19

If you're thinking about joining the SAIS community, you might be interested in attending some of our upcoming events. The events below are free and open to the public, and are a great opportunity for you to meet some SAIS students and faculty, as well as speakers across the international relations field. See if any of the below events interest you.

Tuesday, February 16

Gender, Work and Family in South Korea
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Rome Auditorium
The U.S.-Korea Institute at SAISs will provide an overview of gender research on South Korea as well as presentations of in-depth case studies on transnational parenting focused on elite education and gendered politics in the South Korean labor movement. Follow this link to RSVP.

Race, Class and Community: Democratizing Higher Education in America
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Kenney Herter Auditorium
Lani Guinier, the Bennett Boskey Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will address issues of race, class, and community in this 90 minute discussion on February 16. You can RSVP here.

Wednesday, February 17

After Sanctions: Challenges Facing the Iranian Economy
12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., Kenney-Herter Auditorium
Masood Ahmed, Director of the Middle East and Central Asia Department of the International Monetary Fund, will join Dean Nasr and several other Middle East scholars for this discussion. RSVP here.

Thursday, February 18

The Nordic Model - Will It Survive?
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Kenney-Herter Auditorium
Join the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins SAIS and the Secretary-General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Dagfinn Høybråten, on February 18th for a public discussion of the Nordic Model in the context of current global challenges. Please register here.

Thanks for reading!
Jessica, Admissions Coordinator