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

teamLab Info Session

Want to intern with a team of engineers, designers and “technical artists,” or people who turn static art into interactive works via programming? Apply for...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
teamLab info session

Want to intern with a team of engineers, designers and “technical artists,” or people who turn static art into interactive works via programming? Apply for...

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Russia's Use of Semi-State Security Forces Abroad

SSP Wednesday Seminar Kimberly Marten (Columbia University)

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Grand Strategy, Security, and Statecraft Speaker Series

Charles A. Kupchan is Professor of International Affairs in the School of Foreign Service and Government Department at Georgetown University, and Senior...

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Starr Forum: Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

A book talk with Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and one of the world's leading authorities on language and...

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Recent Events

Starr Forum: The Rise of Populism

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Rules for Rebels: The Science of Victory in...

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Total Info Session & Reception

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

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