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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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Upcoming Events

SSP Wednesday Seminar with Rosemary Kelanic

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Emile Bustani Seminar: "Worst Humanitarian Crises of Our Time: Displacement and Destruction in Syria and Yemen"

"Worst Humanitarian Crises of Our Time: Displacement and Destruction in Syria and Yemen" Denis J. Sullivan Director, Boston Consortium for Arab Region...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Laser Enrichment and Nuclear Proliferation: Unexpected Results & the Lessons for Scholarship

SSP Wednesday Seminar Series Jim Walsh (MIT) Dr. Jim Walsh is a Senior Research Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Security Studies...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Focus on Russia: Putinism

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Triadic Coercion: Israel's Targeting of States that Host Nonstate Actors

SSP Wednesday Seminar Series Boaz Atzili (American University) SUMMARY "Triadic coercion," is a situation in which one state targets another state for...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Recent Events

India on the U.S. Foreign Policy Agenda

Friday, December 07, 2018

Nuclear Deterrence in an Age of Rapid...

Friday, December 07, 2018

MIT China Forum: China's Universities in...

Thursday, December 06, 2018

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