This Week: January 27 - February 2, 2008

Check out our list (or brochure format) [PDF] of MIT courses in social responsibility

Thursday, January 31, 2008
Pakistan: Forever in the Eye of the Storm
6-120, MIT, 7:30pm

A presentation by Dr. Adil Najam, Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center at Boston University

The Current Situation in Pakistan:

A complex nation of 160 million which struggles in the face of military rule, human rights abuse, violent politics, and extremism.

The pro-democracy movement signifies a democratic society trapped inside an undemocratic state.

At the epicenter of local and global crisis


See past articles at our Articles page.

Bio-artists bridge gap between art, science (
Wikipedia ire turns against ex-editor (International Herald Tribune)
Have Your Say: Does EU climate deal go far enough? (BBC News)
U.S. struggles with bioterror defenses (Associated Press)
Evolving Notions of Personhood and the Law (SPUSA Mindfull Blog)

Related Events

None this week; see details of past events on our Related Events page.

Upcoming Events and Deadlines

MIT Student Pugwash is a chapter of Student Pugwash USA. The mission of Student Pugwash USA is to promote social responsibility in science and technology. We prepare science, technology, and policy students to make social responsibility a guiding focus of their academic and professional endeavors. MIT Student Pugwash is currently planning its events for this semester. Tour our site to see what types of things we do, and contact us to get involved!