Campus Events


October 2018


October 2018

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
    Location: Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    A discussion on how we can address urban water challenge in a clean, more efficient, more resilient and more equitable manner through Integrated Urban Water Management. This event is organized by the ERE and IDEV Programs with AECOM.

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
    Location: Room 806, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    The European and Eurasian Studies (EES) Program invites students, faculty, staff and members of the SAIS Washington community to gather for informal discussions on the latest news from the region. Seminars are led by Professor Charles Gati. 

    Pizza is served. RSVP required.

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
    Location: Kenney Herter Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC

    Join us for a conversation on Japan’s New Golden Age from Economic Recovery to Envy of the World with Jesper Koll, Chief Executive Officer at WisdomTree Japan.

    Jesper Koll has been investing in Japan since becoming a resident in 1986. Over the past two decades, Jesper has been...

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
    Location: Room 517, 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

    Annual kick-off to the Government of Canada's Recruitment of Policy Leaders (RPL) program, similar to the U.S. Presidential Management Fellowship. This will be the only session in Washington DC this year. For more informations, see: 


  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
    Location: Penthouse

    Gary Sick
    Columbia University, U.S.
    This series of lectures/mini-course will look at the evolution of U.S. political, economic and military presence in the Persian Gulf from the Second World War to the...

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    Location: Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Oby Ezekwesili is a reformer whose candidacy speaks to the hopes and needs of Nigeria’s youth. As a former Federal Minister of Education, VP of the World Bank, and the Co-founder of Transparency International, she brings an arsenal of technical expertise, international service, and social...

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
    Location: Room 500, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    Financial technology is a powerful tool that can potentially change millions of lives. However, will this revolution reach those who need these resources the most? In her talk, Andrée Simon, President & Chief Executive Officer of FINCA Impact Finance (FIF), will explore the role that...

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
    Location: Room 806, 1619 Massachusetts Avenue NW

    A Conversation with Laura Peña
    Visiting Attorney at the Texas Civil Rights Project

    About the Event:
    Nearly 200 children remain separated from their parents following government separation of migrant families. Despite a judicial injunction and...

  • Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
    Location: Penthouse

    Maud Anne Bracke
    University of Glasgow, U.K.
    Contemporary History and Institutions of the Mediterranean Series
    Maud Anne Bracke is a Reader in Modern European History at the University of Glasgow, co-Director of Glasgow's Centre for Gender History and...

  • Friday, October 19, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Location: Mason Library, Room 8B

    The goal of this one-hour session is simple: to make the time you spend on research more effective. A SAIS Librarian will demonstrate how to use JHU/ SAIS resources to find and organize scholarly materials, focusing primarily on articles.