Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Write for the SAIS Observer from Nanjing!

The SAIS Observer is a weekly newspaper written, edited, and produced by the students of The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).  Students, faculty, and staff in Washington, Bologna, and Nanjing are encouraged to submit items for consideration.

Interested in joining the SAIS Observer editorial staff as an HNC student?  Click here for more information!

Check out some of the recent SAIS Observer articles written by HNC students below:

East Asian Regionalism Conference at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, by Maryan Escarfullett
For the first time in Hopkins-Nanjing Center history, the Center has organized a research conference focused on East Asian regionalism. Associate Editor at the HNC Maryan Escarfullett covers the highlights of the conference.

The Dragons are Coming! by Anne Meredith
Hopkins-Nanjing Center students will celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival by participating in the annual Dragon Boat race. Anne Meredith, staff writer at the HNC, speaks with dragon boat team members.

Inside Perspectives on Chinese Marine Issues, by Rui Zhong
On March 16th, students at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center were privy to the viewpoints of a Chinese Foreign Ministry official. Yang Li, an HNC ’94-’95 alumni and section chief of Ocean Affairs at China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, currently works on China’s developing marine policy. He gave a lecture on “China’s Marine Policy and U.S.-China Relations” which contextualized territorial disputes and marine policies from his perspective. Rui Zhong reports from Nanjing.  

HNC Students Participate in Aid Endeavor in the Philippines Over Spring Break, by Nathan Fischler
Over spring break, five Hopkins-Nanjing Center students visited the Philippines to assist the residents of a small town affected by Typhoon Yolanda. The typhoon occurred six months ago, but significant damage is still adversely affecting communities throughout the country. Nathan Fischler, assistant editor at Hopkins-Nanjing Center, writes a coverage of the trip.

'Most Radical Form of Terrorism in China', by Anne Meredith
Dr. Cai Jiahe, the former Deputy Director for Academic Affairs at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center where he currently teaches a course on Islamic Fundamentalism, discussed with the Observer about the Islamic fundamentalism and the resulted terrorism in China. Anne Meredith reports.