News@E40 | 2024

Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 précis


February 15, 2024

précis: Fall 2023/Winter 2024

Center for International Studies

The Fall 2023/Winter 2024 edition of précis features an interview with MENA/MIT, insights on the war in Gaza, a reflection on the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference, and more.


February 8, 2024

CIS Summer Research Grant call for applications

The CIS Summer Research Grant 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 Research Grants are intended to support student stipends and/or field research expenses.

Headshot of Lawrence McCray


January 22, 2024

In memory of Lawrence McCray

Center for International Studies

Throughout his life, Lawrence McCray took paths less traveled

A group of students at a robotics workshop


January 16, 2024

Global experiences over IAP

Sabina Van MellCenter for International Studies

Over IAP 2024, MISTI is sending 610 MIT students to nearly 30 locations.

Book covers for Yasheng Huang and Noah Nathan


January 11, 2024

The best of books 2023: Foreign Affairs includes both Noah Nathan and Yasheng Huang

Foreign Affairs’ editors and book reviewers selected the very best of the hundreds of books on international politics, economics, and history that were featured in the magazine in 2023. Yasheng Huang's The rise and fall of the EAST: How exams, autocracy, stability, and technology brought China success, and why they might lead to its decline and Noah Nathan's The scarce state: Inequality and political power in the hinterland were among their picks.