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War in Ukraine

Perspectives on a Global Crisis

Johns Hopkins University hosts a live virtual briefing on the conflict in Ukraine and its global consequences featuring a panel of faculty experts from across the university

Upcoming briefing

Johns Hopkins University will host a live virtual briefing on the conflict in Ukraine and its consequences on Tuesday, May 17, from noon–1 p.m. EDT.

Like the interdisciplinary briefing convened by Johns Hopkins in March, the upcoming briefing features a panel of faculty experts from across the university. Topics to be discussed include:

  • The historical backstory to the war and the likely consequences for international order
  • The humanitarian crisis and how it has evolved since February
  • The conflict’s impacts on global food systems and food security
  • The war’s effects on European politics and the European Union

Registrants can submit questions in advance or during the briefing. The briefing can be viewed on this web page.

Register in advance

Expert panelists

The following Johns Hopkins experts will participate in the discussion:

  • Jessica Fanzo, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Berman Institute of Bioethics, School of Advanced International Studies, and Bloomberg School of Public Health.
  • Nicolas Jabko, Associate Professor of Political Science, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences.
  • Mary Elise Sarotte, Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, School of Advanced International Studies.
  • Paul B. Spiegel, Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health and Professor of the Practice, Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Moderator: Lainie Rutkow, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Initiatives and Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Archived broadcast

Note: This event was held on Wednesday, March 30, 2022

This briefing includes discussion of the following topics:

  • The historical backstory to the conflict and the significance of this moment in history
  • The human costs of the war and the evolving humanitarian crisis
  • The threat of Russian weapon of mass destruction use in Ukraine
  • Cyber threats to Ukraine and other democracies
  • The war’s implications for economic globalization

The following Johns Hopkins experts participated in the discussion:

  • Sergey Radchenko, Wilson E. Schmidt Distinguished Professor, School of Advanced International Studies
  • Leonard Rubenstein, Professor of the Practice, Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Gigi Gronvall, Associate Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health/Whiting School of Engineering
  • Thomas Rid, Professor, School of Advanced International Studies
  • Tinglong Dai, Professor, Carey Business School

Moderator: Lainie Rutkow, Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Initiatives and Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health