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Armenian Genocide and Armenia Today

On May 13, 2015, the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, the Center for International Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Hrant Dink Memorial Human Rights and Justice Lectureship at MIT, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace held a conference on the Armenian genocide at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. The aim of the conference was to inform public debate on the evolution of the Armenian genocide. Conference panelists represented a diversity of expertise and experience, but all shared in their scholarly approach to examining the events of 1915 and the critical issues affecting Armenia today. Read full report
 

Recent National Intelligence Officer Joins CIS

Paul Heer, a recent National Intelligence Officer for East Asia, has been named a Robert E. Wilhelm fellow. Dr. Heer will arrive to MIT in September 2015 and will be in residence at CIS for the 2015-2016 academic year. He will spend his time at MIT researching and writing on US relations with East Asia, both contemporary and historical, and Chinese political and foreign policy developments. He will also meet with faculty and students to discuss issues related to East Asia. "It is an honor to welcome Paul to MIT. He will be bringing with him a wealth of knowledge in East Asian affairs that will greatly benefit the CIS community. We hope he finds his time here equally rewarding." said Richard Samuels, director of the Center for International Studies and Ford International Professor of Political Science at MIT." Press release
 

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