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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Upcoming Events

You Can’t Get There from Here: On the Gap Between Realist Theory and “Realist” Foreign Policy

SSP Wednesday Seminar with speaker Andrew Kydd, University of Wisconsin-Madison In this seminar, Prof. Kydd will discuss the realist paradigm in...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
2022 Boston Japan Film Festival

Join us for our 12 Annual Boston Japan Film Festival @MIT. Screening program Summer Ends--Director Yuka Doi | 2021 | 23:53 | drama | Japan Tokyo...

Saturday, December 03, 2022 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
2022 Boston Japan Film Festival

Join us for our 12 Annual Boston Japan Film Festival @MIT. Screening program Summer Ends--Director Yuka Doi | 2021 | 23:53 | drama | Japan Tokyo...

Saturday, December 03, 2022 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Political Obstacles in the U.S.-China Nuclear Relationship

SSP Wednesday Seminar with speaker Tong Zhao, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Evidence shows that the main goal of China’s nuclear weapons today...

Wednesday, December 07, 2022 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Book Talk: "Tabemasho! Let's Eat!" with Gil Asakawa

Join us for a light-hearted, informative book talk with Gil Asakawa as he takes us on a personal tour of the Japanese food revolution in America through the...

Thursday, December 08, 2022 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Authoritarians at the Cutting Edge: China,...

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

teamLab info session with MISTI Japan

Monday, November 07, 2022

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