Starr Forum Upcoming Events

The CIS Starr Forum is a public event series sponsored by the Starr Foundation of New York. We bring to the MIT campus leading academics, policymakers and journalists to discuss pressing issues in the world of international relations and US foreign policy. CIS Starr Forums are open to the general public as well as to the MIT community. To contact the CIS Starr Forum, please e-mail

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February 21, 2020

Starr Forum: The Philosophy of Human Rights

12:00 pm to 1:30 pmE40-496 Pye Conference Room

1 Amherst Street, Cambridge

March 12, 2020

Starr Forum: Russia's Putin: From Silent Coup to Legal Dictatorship

4:30 pm to 6:00 pm1-190 Pierce Laboratory

33 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

April 07, 2020

Starr Forum: The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty

4:30 pm to 6:00 pmE51-115 Wong Auditorium

70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge

April 24, 2020

Starr Forum: Amazon Burning: The Ghost of Climate Future?

1:00 pm to 2:30 pmE15-070 Bartos Theater

20 Ames Street, Cambridge