In the NewsDecember 4, 2023MIT News OfficeMIT News
MIT’s chancellor discusses the university's effort to educate the community and combat hate, including a three-session online course organized by the Center for International Studies.
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.
Analysis + OpinionNovember 30, 2023Mina Pollman, PhDThe Diplomat
As China attempts to increase its influence over the PICs, Japan must marshal a strategic response that connects these states to its broader objectives in the Indo-Pacific.
In the NewsNovember 17, 2023Peter DizikesMIT News
An expert panel discussed the strengths, and limits, of the alignment between the two world powers and US rivals.
In the NewsNovember 17, 2023Michael BrindleyMIT News
At a “Heritage Meets Heritage” event, MIT students enjoy conversations, trivia, and delicacies from around the world. The event was co-sponsored by MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives.
Analysis + OpinionNovember 10, 2023 M Taylor Fravel, Henrik Stålhane Hiim, and Magnus Langset TrøanForeign Affairs
Many eyes are on China’s efforts to accelerate the expansion of its nuclear weapons. Instead of speculating, we can look to China’s own strategists: “Their writings and analysis since 2015 suggest that China’s nuclear expansion is less a shift in Chinese intentions than a response to what Beijing perceives as threatening changes in US nuclear strategy, reflecting an acute security dilemma.” Anxiety is growing among both countries' defenses.
In the NewsNovember 7, 2023Peter DizikesMIT News
A panel of experts evaluated the dynamics of the conflict, and discussed the elements that could be necessary for longer-term stability—while noting that any ideas about a lasting resolution are necessarily speculative. The Starr Forum event was part of MIT’s pursuit of open engagement and dialogue on difficult issues. After Oct. 7, MIT President Sally Kornbluth released a statement condemning the terror attacks. MIT’s Muslim and Jewish chaplains have also issued a joint statement calling for mutual respect among all on campus.
In the NewsNovember 7, 2023 Benjamin DanielMIT News
Lerna Ekmekcioglu, director of MIT’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program and McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History, details her research on the intersections of feminism, marginalized identities, and inclusion throughout history and the world.
In the NewsNovember 6, 2023Mark SullivanSpectrum
Naming gift from Henri Slezynger boosts MIT-Brazil Program, which provides opportunities for students to participate in MIT Global Teaching Labs and internships in industry and university research labs.
In the NewsNovember 3, 2023Peter DizikesMIT News
Quoted: “We’re now at a moment of unique openness and opportunity for creating a new American production system.” Institute Professor Suzanne Berger made a panel appearance at the 2023 MITEI Annual Research Conference for a discussion on the financial and policy implications of climate change.