MIT Center for International Studies


Luce Fellowship Deadline Oct. 22

Thursday, October 22, is the deadline for the Luce Scholars Program. Young scholars from a wide variety of intellectual fields will be placed in 10-month internships in selected countries in Asia. The fellowship is aimed for those with no prior experience in the region. Nominees must be American citizens not yet 30 years old on July 1, 2016, and who have earned at least a bachelor's degree or expect to receive one by July 1, 2016. More information

Secrecy, Surveillance, Privacy, and IR

The Center convened a meeting on “Secrecy, Surveillance, Privacy, and International Relations,” in April 2015. The two-day seminar included talks from multiple experts working in such fields as academia, journalism, and law. Topics included: secrecy norms, technology, case studies, and relevance to international relations. The conference memos are available here.

Journalist Meera Srinivasan Joins CIS

Meera Srinivasan, formerly a senior assistant editor with The Hindu, has been selected as the 2015-16 IWMF Elizabeth Neuffer Fellow. The award is offered through the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) and is sponsored in part by CIS. Srinivasan is the 11th recipient of the annual fellowship, which gives a woman journalist the opportunity to develop expertise while focusing on human rights journalism and social justice issues. Press Release

Upcoming Events

October 14, 2015

The Current National Security Challenges of Israel

October 14, 2015

MISTI MIT-Arab World Info Session

October 21, 2015

Starr Forum: Global Refugee Crisis



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