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 The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

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The Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies

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Washington, DC 20036



Guest speakers are invited to speak at Johns Hopkins SAIS through the Philip Merrill Center's Lecture Series. These events cover a range of current and historical topics, and bring experts from academe, the military, government, journalism, business, and non-governmental organizations to Johns Hopkins SAIS.

The Commission on the National Defense Strategy of the United States

November 28, 2018

Service, Selflessness, and Commitment:

A Conversation with Dr. Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan

November 12, 2018

Was the United States Ever Good at National Security Policy?

14th Annual Alvin H. Bernstein Lecture with Dr. Kori Schake

November 8, 2018

How to Thrive in Our Age of Accelerations

A Conversation with Thomas Friedman

October 9, 2018

Defense and Security in the Baltic Sea

A Conversation with Peter Hultqvist, Minister of Defense, Sweden

May 10, 2018

Announcement of the National Defense Strategy

Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis

January 19, 2018

Future of Conflict & How the U.S. Military Should Prepare

A Conversation with Robert O. Work

November 7, 2017

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