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CIS 50th Anniversary Symposium
May 16, 2002
MIT's Wong Auditorium

  • INTRODUCTION: CIS Director Richard Samuels
    Director, MIT Center for International Studies
    Ford International Professor of Political Science
    Dr. Rostow was Professor Emeritus of Political Economy at the University of Texas at Austin . He directed early CIS studies of China and the Soviet Union while holding a professorship in economic history at MIT during the 1950s.
  • PANEL 1: Research and the National Interest
    Carl Kaysen
    David W. Skinner Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, and Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs in the Kennedy administration
    Francis Bator
    Lucius Littauer Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government
    Francis X. Sutton

    Former Deputy Vice President of the Ford Foundation's International Division
    Thomas Schelling
    Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland
    Ernest Moniz

    MIT Professor of Physics and former Undersecretary of Energy
  • PANEL 2: Conflict in the Twenty-first Century
    Stephen Van Evera
    Associate Director, MIT Center for International Studies
    MIT Professor of Political Science
    John Mueller

    Woody Hayes Chair of National Security Studies, Mershon Center, Ohio State University
    Jack Snyder

    Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations, Columbia University
    Cindy Williams

    Principal Research Scientist, MIT Security Studies Program
  • REMARKS: Former CIS Director Eugene Skolnikoff
    MIT Professor of Political Science, Emeritus
  • PANEL 4: Global Education and Its Significance in the New Century
    Suzanne Berger
    Raphael Dorman and Helen Starbuck Professor of Political Science, MIT
    Director, MIT International Science and Technology Initiative (MISTI)
    Norman Neureiter
    Science and Technology Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of State
    Arthur Pfaelzer

    President, Intronics, Inc.
    Xiaomin Mou

    Former MISTI intern in Japan and China
    MIT M.A., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • REMARKS: Former CIS Director Kenneth Oye
    MIT Associate Professor of Political Science


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