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Event October 23


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Event October 23


Join us for “focus on the story: how photography shapes our understanding of the human condition”

SAIS Perspectives, the Dean’s Forum, The Big Picture, and Focus On The Story will be co-hosting a panel discussion and photo exhibition on October 23 to celebrate the winners of the SAIS Perspectives photo contest and discuss the power of photography to shape how we think about poverty, violence, and inequality.

Photojournalist James Whitlow Delano will share his recent work on the impact of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war on poor families in the Philippines. A discussion between Delano and SAIS International Development Program Director Prof. Tanvi Nagpal will examine the relationship between photography, advocacy, and policy.

We will also announce the winners of the contest and display their amazing photos at a reception after the talk, alongside Delano’s work and an exhibition of award-winning photography curated by Focus on the Story.

Location: Kenney Auditorium, SAIS DC campus

Time: 4:30pm, Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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IDEV Roundtable Series


IDEV Roundtable Series


Development Roundtable series

SAIS Perspectives' International Development Roundtable Series covers events hosted by the International Development program at SAIS, which bring prominent speakers from the policy and international development community to the SAIS campus.

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Articles


Articles


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IDEV Blog


IDEV Blog


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HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017 PHOTO EXHIBITION


HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017 PHOTO EXHIBITION


2017 PHOTO EXHIBITION AND LAUNCH

 

We hosted our Annual Photo Exhibition and Launch Event for this academic year on October 30th, 2017 on both the SAIS DC and SAIS Bologna campuses. During the events on either campus, we first unveiled our theme for the 2017-18 version of the publication - Development for All. Then our guest speakers -  Fei Yu, Deputy Representative at the North American Representative Office of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in Washington DC and Prof. Federico Rossi in Bologna - made their remarks on our theme. Last, we revealed the winners of this year's SAIS Perspectives Photo Contest - Samuel Reynolds' (BO '18) picture of kids playing in trees in Papua New Guinea was this year's winner. Both events were followed by receptions.

Click here to view pictures from the events at both DC and Bologna campuses of SAIS. 

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The Photos


The Photos


The photos on our site were chosen from the top FIFTEEN entries to our 2017 photo contest. We were overwhelmed by the response to this year's photo contest. We received over 100 amazing photos taken around the world by members of the sais community. To celebrate the launch of our new online platform, we displayed the top FIFTEEN entries at a photo exhibit held at SAIS.  

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Who are We?


Who are We?


 

SAIS Perspectives is the student-run publication of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies International Development (IDEV) Program. OUR GOAL IS TO CREATE A PLATFORM FOR SHARING DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES ON CURRENT ISSUES IN THE FIELD OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. 

Each year the editors choose a theme, and then solicit articles based upon that theme from the GREATER SAIS community. Last year’s theme, "technology and development", brought together articles from students, professors, and alumni RANGING FROM THE ROLE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY IN ELECTRIFYING SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA TO HOW MOBILE TECHNOLOGY IS AIDING SYRIAN refugees. BEFORE THAT, THE theme was "migration and displacement." This year’s theme is “INCLUSIVE development.” 

Previously, SAIS Perspectives was an annual print publication. in 2014, however, we launched SAIS Perspectives' new online home, www.saisperspectives.com. WE ACCEPT BOTH SHORT BLOG ENTRIES THAT HIGHLIGHT AN ISSUE OR INTERESTING EXPERIENCE, AS WELL AS LONGER ARTICLES THAT DELVE DEEPER INTO AN ISSUE. OTHER MEDIA—SUCH AS PICTURES OR VIDEO—ARE ALSO ACCEPTABLE. 

WE ENCOURAGE ALL SAIS STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND ALUMNI TO SUBMIT ARTICLES FOR PUBLICATION. LEARN HOW TO SUBMIT PIECES HERE.

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Connect with Us


Connect with Us


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