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

Emile Bustani Seminar: “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Fifty Years after the 1967 War: Impasses and Opportunities”

“The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Fifty Years after the 1967 War: Impasses and Opportunities” Prof. Leila Farsakh, UMass Boston In December 2016, Secretary...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
MISTI Fall Info Sessions

Explore 26 upcoming information sessions for various MISTI programs. Speak with program managers and returning MISTI students. Learn about the application...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 5:00pm
Covert Regime Change: Lessons from U.S.-backed Interventions During the Cold War

This event is part of the Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar Series. ​Analyzing an original dataset of 66 covert regime change attempts by the...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
MISTI Fall Info Sessions

Explore 26 upcoming information sessions for various MISTI programs. Speak with program managers and returning MISTI students. Learn about the application...

Monday, September 25, 2017 at 5:00pm
All Measures Short of War: The Contest for the 21st Century and the Future of American Power

This event is part of the Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar Series. ​Why is the liberal order unraveling, what comes next, and how should the...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Recent Events

Starr Forum: The Trump-Putin Phenomenon

Thursday, September 14, 2017

MISTI Fall Info Sessions

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Perspectives on the U.S. Defense Budget

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

MISTI Open House

Friday, September 08, 2017

"Saving Venice" MIT-Style: A research...

Friday, September 08, 2017

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