Center for International Studies

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The Center for International Studies (CIS) supports interna­tional research and education at MIT. It is the home of MIT’s Security Studies Program; the MIT International Science & Technology Initiative, its pioneering global education program; the Program on Emerging Technologies; and seminars and research on migration, South Asia politics, the Middle East, cybersecurity, nuclear weapons, and East Asia. The Center has traditionally been aligned with the social sciences while also working with MIT’s premier science and engineering scholars. CIS produces research that creatively addresses global issues while helping to educate the next generation of global citizens.

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Department/Lab/Center (DLC)

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cis-info@mit.edu

Upcoming Events

Putin with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden in Moscow, Russia on 10 March 2011

Please register for this Zoom event at http://bit.ly/AdviceBidenRussia Speakers: Andrey Kortunov is the director general of the Russian International...

Monday, April 12, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Emile Bustani Seminar: "U.S.- Iran Relations: What Will It Take—On Both Sides—to End the “Forever Enemies” Stalemate?"

Zoom Webinar ID: 917 5897 1523 Passcode: bustani "U.S.- Iran Relations: What Will It Take—On Both Sides—to End the “Forever Enemies” Stalemate?" Ali...

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Rana Mitter

SSP Wednesday Seminar with speaker Rana Mitter, University of Oxford. Chinese leaders once tried to suppress memories of their nation’s brutal experience...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Headshot of Leonard Wantchekon

The seventh webinar in an eleven-part series focused on various aspects of sustainable development in Africa. Please register for this Zoom event at...

Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Michael Fincke by NASA

Please join the MISTI MIT Russia Program and the AeroAstro Department for a virtual conversation with NASA astronaut and MIT graduate Col. Michael Fincke in...

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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MIT X TAU Series: Africa’s New Cities

Thursday, April 08, 2021

MIT X TAU Series: Africa’s Expertise

Thursday, April 01, 2021

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