October 20, 2015

This day-long conference is the second in a series on the Blue Economy related events at SAIS.  The agenda for the day included the following -

Keynote:    Promoting Sustainable Ocean Development

Panel 1:     Promoting Global Collaboration for Sustainable Oceans Development

Panel 2:     Security and Development in the South China Sea

Panel 3:     Promoting Sustainable Ocean & Water Development in the Middle East

Panel 4:     Sustainable Ocean Development in Latin America


October 17, 2015

Relations between China and developing countries are evolving on multiple fronts.  Through China’s ideational and economic influence in the developing world, its role in the architecture of international development finance, the use of the renminbi in trade and investment,  and its peacekeeping activities and environmental impact, China’s new engagement with developing countries is transforming longstanding patterns of international relations. Opening with a keynote by Suisheng Zhao on the infl...

October 15, 2015

A new intellectual history of U.S. foreign policy from the late nineteenth century to the present

Worldmaking is a fresh and compelling new take on the history of American diplomacy. Rather than retracing a familiar story of realism versus idealism, David Milne suggests that U.S. foreign policy has also been crucially divided between those who view statecraft as an art and those who believe it can aspire toward the certainties of science.

Worldmaking follows a colorful cast of characters who buil...

October 9, 2015

Dean Vali Nasr and The Human Security Initiative of the Foreign Policy Institute invite you to a discussion on The EU Migration Crisis with Michel Gabaudan, President of Refugees International; Ambassador Reka Szemerkenyi (S'95), Ambassador of Hungary; Ambassador Peter Wittig, Ambasador of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Moderated by Maureen White, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute

Michel Gabaudan became president of Refugees International in September of 2010, leading RI forward in its mis...

October 7, 2015

At a time when China's historically close "as lips and teeth" relations with North Korea appear to be changing, this volume provides unique access in English to the diverse perspectives informing China's North Korea policy and insights into how Chinese specialists assess a country that, while both its neighbor and ally, is also a threat to international security and China's national interests.

The editor has gathered original essays by some of today's leading Chinese experts on China's foreign po...

October 2, 2015

A Conversation with Kenneth M. Jacobs,  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lazard

Moderated by Dr. John Lipsky, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute

Kenneth M. Jacobs has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Lazard since November 2009. Previously he had served as Chief Executive Officer of Lazard North America since 2002. Mr. Jacobs was a Managing Director of Lazard since 1991 and had been a Deputy Chairman of Lazard from January 2002 until November 2...

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