Are We Living through Another Cold War?
hosted by Professor
Michael G. Plummer
Wilson E. Schmidt Distinguished Professor, Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs and Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe
Francis J Gavin (Moderator)
Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor and Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs, Johns Hopkins University SAIS
Sergey Radchenko is the Wilson E. Schmidt Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Europe and a faculty member of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins University SAIS in Washington, DC.
Previously Professor Radchenko was Professor of International Relations, Cardiff University. Radchenko has an international reputation for research on the history of the Cold War. He has written on Sino-Soviet relations, on Soviet and Chinese foreign policies, on atomic diplomacy, and on Cold War crises. In addition he has published work on North Korea and Mongolia and continues to have interests the international politics of East and Central Asia and in contemporary Sino-Russian relations, Russian foreign policy, and Russia-NATO relations. He has served as a Global Fellow and a Public Policy Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Centre (in Washington D.C.), and as the Zi Jiang Distinguished Professor at East China Normal University (Shanghai). Currently his research interests center around the global history of the Cold War. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times, The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, National Interest, The Moscow Times
, and other national and international media.
FRANCIS J GAVIN
Francis J. Gavin is the Giovanni Agnelli Distinguished Professor and the Inaugural Director of the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins University SAIS.
In 2021, Professor Gavin was named a 2021-2022 Ernest May Senior Visiting Fellow of the Applied History Project at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. In 2013, Professor Gavin was appointed the first Frank Stanton Chair in Nuclear Security Policy Studies and Professor of Political Science at MIT. Before joining MIT, he was the Tom Slick Professor of International Affairs and the Director of the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas. From 2005 until 2010, he directed The American Assembly's multiyear, national initiative, The Next Generation Project: U.S. Global Policy and the Future of International Institutions. Gavin's writings include Gold, Dollars, and Power: The Politics of International Monetary Relations, 1958-1971
(University of North Carolina Press, 2004), Nuclear Statecraft: History and Strategy in America's Atomic Age
(Cornell University Press, 2012), and Nuclear Weapons and American Grand Strategy
(Brookings Institution Press, 2020), which was one of five titles selected for the Choice Reviews 2020 Outstanding Academic Titles List in international relations.
All events will be held in hybrid mode. SAIS Europe students, faculty, and staff are allowed to attend in person in the Auditorium.
External guests are welcome to participate by registering for the online webinar using the link below.