The Global Context
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
E51-115 | Wong Auditorium (Map)
Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor of Political Science at the MIT Dept of Political Science and MIT Security Studies Program, works on US foreign policy, US security policy, US intervention in the Third World, and international relations of the Middle East.
Elizabeth Wood, professor of history at MIT, is an expert in the field of Soviet history. Her current work centers on the performance of power under Vladimir Putin.
Carol Saivetz, research affiliate at the MIT Security Studies Program, has written widely on Soviet and now Russian policy in the Middle East and the other Soviet successor states.
Bakyt Beshimov, a visiting scholar at the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), is a leader of parliamentary fraction and deputy chairman of Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan.
Peter Krause, assistant professor at Boston College and a research associate at CIS, studies international security, Middle East politics, non-state violence, and social movements.
Jeanne Guillemin, senior advisor at the MIT Security Studies Program, is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on WMD and works on issues regarding infectious diseases and biological weapons.
Silvia Dominguez, associate professor of sociology at Northeastern University, is an expert on immigrant integration, race and ethnic relations, social networks, and violence and mental health.
Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science at the MIT Dept of Political Science and director of CIS.
This event is co-sponsored by CIS, the MIT Security Studies Program, and the MIT-Russia Program.
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