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Midterm Election Watch Party Hosted by ISLC

As America watched on Tuesday night to see the direction our country would be going for the next two years, so did Johns Hopkins students. The International Studies Leadership Committee hosted a Midterm Elections Watch Party in Levering Lounge as part of the Aronson Center for International Studies 2018 Midterm Election Speaker Series.


Aronson Speaker Series Continues: China-U.S. Trade War

The International Studies Program hosted “China-U.S. Trade War Symposium” on Wednesday as part of its Aronson Center for International Studies Speaker Series. In collaboration with JHU Global China Connection, the series aimed to increase understanding about the economic relationship between China and the U.S.


Aronson Speaker Series Addresses Mexico and Border Security

The Aronson Center for International Studies Speaker Series on the Midterm Elections continued on October 10 with a discussion on Mexico and Border Security by Department of Sociology Assistant Professor Christy Thornton and Department of History Assistant Professor Casey Lurtz.


Kissinger Center Conducts Talk on American Foreign Policy

The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and the International Studies Program hosted a talk titled “American Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump” on Thursday, Oct. 11. SAIS professors Hal Brands and Francis J. Gavin addressed the state of foreign policy today.


Aronson Center Speaker Series Continues: Iran & Nuclear Policy

On September 26th, as part of the Aronson Center for International Studies Midterm Elections Speaker Series, Dean Vali Nasr of the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, addressed the Homewood community on Iran’s nuclear policy and the international reaction it has spurred. Dean Nasr presented a three-tiered characterization of the […]


Apply Now for the New Kissinger Seminar on American Grand Strategy

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The Kissinger Seminar on American Grand Strategy is a new undergraduate course offering from the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS. In addition to regular classroom meetings at Homewood, the course will feature events on the SAIS campus in Washington, DC, including meetings with current and former policymakers. Applications are […]


Aronson Center for International Studies Speaker Series Kicks Off

The 2018 Aronson Center for International Studies speaker series on the Midterm Elections held their inaugural event on Wednesday, September 12. Homewood Professor and former U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and Senior Advisor to the Provost for International Affairs Julia Frifield discussed their time in Congress and the importance of the upcoming elections.


SAIS BA/MA Discusses Experience at Hopkins-Nanjing Center

Recent graduate Maria Belen Wu, SAIS BA/MA ’18-’19, was recently profiled on the Hopkins-Nanjing Center’s student blog discussing her time in China, the benefits of attending the HNC for China Studies, and the BA/MA program with SAIS.


Tucker Prize Winners Announced

Sydney Van Morgan, Kristi Rhead and Lisa Xiao

Congratulations to Kristi Rhead ’18 and Lisa Xiao ’18 who are co-winners of the 2018 Robert Tucker Prize for best thesis in International Studies!


Congratulations Class of 2018!

International Studies Leadership Council

On May 22nd the International Studies Program, along with the Departments of Political Science and Sociology, held their annual Commencement Reception at Gertrude’s at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Congratulations to all our graduates and best wishes in your future endeavors.