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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MIT-Harvard Conference on the Uyghur Human Rights Crisis

Please REGISTER if you are planning on attending. Tickets will be required at the door. Each person attending must register individually. Unable to...

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 9:30am to 1:30pm
Soldiers' Hearts: The Changing Cost of War-Induced Psychological Trauma

SSP Wednesday Seminar Tanisha Fazal (University of Minnesota) BIO Tanisha Fazal is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Being Hapa : Negotiating Identity Here & Abroad

Hapa is a Hawaiian word for multiracial (mainly Asian and/or Pacific Islander ancestry) individuals. Kip Fulbeck created the 'Hapa Project' exploring...

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
MIT China Forum: Doing Science while Chinese in America

The challenges Chinese scientists face in this new political climate. Speakers Xiaoxing Xi is Laura H. Carnell Professor of Physics at Temple University,...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
One Day We Were in Japan: Film screening and talk back

Talkback with directors Aaron Litvin and Ana Paula Kojima Hirano Moderator - Ian Condry Sponsors: MISTI / MIT-Brazil, MISTI / MIT-Japan, MIT Global Studies...

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm

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