News@E40December 4, 2023Viviana RiveraCenter for International Studies
An multidisciplinary workshop in São Paulo explored sustainabie, urban mobility in the context of the climate crisis.
News@E40October 10, 2023
The Center for International Studies (CIS) endorses the message issued by MIT president Sally Kornbluth. “The brutality perpetrated on innocent civilians in Israel by terrorists from Hamas is horrifying … we are bracing for a prolonged conflict that will also gravely harm or kill many innocent Palestinians in Gaza,” said Kornbluth in a video statement released on Tuesday, October 10.
News@E40September 29, 2023Sabina Van MellCenter for International Studies
This summer, the Center for International Studies supported fifteen doctoral students in international affairs through the CIS Summer Study Fellowship. Mariel Garcia-Montes, one of this year's awardees, sat down to discuss her work and the value of doing research abroad.
News@E40September 21, 2023
In the face of multiple global crises, from the COVID-19 pandemic, to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, to the devastating climate emergency, heads of state descended on New York this week to negotiate solutions and responses. One non-government organization, Global Nation, released its inaugural, data-driven “Global Solidarity Report” at a pop-up Goals House in Central Park’s Tavern on the Green. Evan Lieberman and CIS were among the contributors and partners of this report.
News@E40September 13, 2023
CIS director Evan Lieberman contributed to the upcoming Global Solidarity Report, an initiative of Global Nation. His report focused on the importance of global solidarity in addressing climate change. Among the partners of the report, which will be launched at the UN General Assembly, is the Center for International Studies.
News@E40August 15, 2023MIT Political ScienceMIT News
Four current undergraduates from US universities and two current master’s students at African universities mixed research assistant work and their own independent research projects, professionalizing their presentation of research and exchanging information with each other and Department of Political Science faculty.
News@E40June 28, 2023Sabina Van MellCenter for International Studies
Over 600 MIT students have traveled abroad this summer with MISTI programs.
News@E40June 15, 2023Center for International Studies
The Spring/Summer 2023 edition of précis features an interview with Mai Hassan on Sudan, Steven Simon's new book on the Middle East, how elite American university networks affect access to venture capital in Africa, and more.
News@E40May 30, 2023Center for International Studies
Among those who graduated from the Department of Political Science this year were three graduate students focused on international relations and security studies.
News@E40May 10, 2023Sabina Van MellCenter for International Studies
This week, Beth Ben-Avraham and Avital (Tali) Datskovsky, Professor Myron Weiner's daughter and granddaughter, visited the Institute to tour the South Asia and the Institute: Transformative Connections.
News@E40April 24, 2023
Fifteen doctoral students in international affairs at MIT were awarded summer study grants. Each will receive up to $4,000. Suzanne Freeman and Mariel Garcia-Montes were awarded the fourth annual Guillemin prize. The Center is pleased to support the work of an outstanding and varied cohort from across the Institute.
News@E40March 21, 2023
PhD students Nicholas Blanchette, Wenyan Deng and Raymond Wang awarded World Politics Statecraft FellowshipsMIT Department of Political Science
Three PhD students from the MIT Security Studies Program were selected for World Politics and Statecraft Fellowships by the Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. for dissertation research.
News@E40February 6, 2023
The CIS Summer Study Fellowship competition is open to advanced doctoral students in international affairs at MIT, regardless of their home department. Students may apply for summer funding for dissertation research or writing that has an international component. CIS Summer Study Fellowship awards are intended to support student stipends and/or field research expenses.