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  • Inter-University Committee on International Migration
    chaired by MIT as a program of the Center for International Studies CIS Workshops and Conferences The Committee organizes workshops and conferences on specific aspects of international migration Selected papers from these and from the seminars are published by CIS in the Rosemarie Rogers Working Paper Series named after the late founding member of the Inter University Committee The last workshop was the Workshop on the Economics of Forced Migration December 8 10 2005 Despite the recent flourish of interest in international migration forced migration remains relatively neglected by economists The intent of the workshop was therefore to assess the state of knowledge on economic aspects of forced migration to help define an agenda for future work and research methods and to promote wider interest in this set of issues among the economics community Those invited included researchers and practitioners who have actively contributed to various aspects of the economics of forced migration a wider set of economists with interests connected to international migration and development and experts in forced migration more generally more The Mellon MIT Inter University Program on Non governmental Organizations and Forced Migration From 1997 2005 the Inter University Committee on International Migration sponsored a competitive

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/cis/www/migration/ (2016-02-01)
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  • Jerusalem 2050: The Project: About Jerusalem 2050
    sponsored by MIT s Department of Urban Studies Planning and the Center for International Studies with the participation of Palestinian and Israeli scholars activists business leaders youth and others It seeks to understand what it would take to make Jerusalem a city also known as Al Quds claimed by two nations and central to three religions merely a city a place of difference and diversity in which contending ideas and

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/cis/jerusalem2050/ (2016-02-01)
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  • MIT and Masdar Institute Cooperative Program
    Water Splitting for Storable Fuel Generation project joint team members Drs Sang Gook Kim Alexie Kolpak Jamie Viegas Mustafa Jouiad Yang Shao Horn and Mahmoud Rasras attending a project team workshop at MIT The MIT Masdar Institute Cooperative Program MIT MICP is an ongoing collaborative program with Abu Dhabi to provide advice and guidance in the establishment of a graduate research university Masdar Institute focused on alternative energy sustainability advanced

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/mit-mi-cp/ (2016-02-01)
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  • MIT CIS: Programs: PGI
    second in November on the regional implications of the war in Iraq Future workshops are planned on topics relevant to India and the Gulf energy security Iranian civil society and the governance challenge The Iraq mortality study was commissioned from this program and published in The Lancet stirring important new debates on the human cost of the war Several public forums have been mounted in New York Washington D C and the MIT campus Among the notable events was a talk by former Iranian president Mohammed Khatemi who visited in September 2006 addressing faculty students alumni and guests The major project of the past several years has been the critical oral history exploration of the U S Iran relationship Three major workshops have been held involving a dozen policy makers and has covered the U S role in the Iran Iraq War and the period of reform The project produced a book on the war in 2012 based on materials gathered in the workshops and interviews entitled Becoming Enemies U S Iran Relations and the Iran Iraq War 1979 1988 Rowman Littlefield The period of reform and the nuclear issue will be subjects of another workshop in 2012 The project works with MIT s innovative online platform HyperStudio to archive and present the research which will be open to the public later in 2012 The Initiative has also pursued work on the Iraq War through its Human Cost of War web site and a new book by John Tirman The Deaths of Others The Fate of Civilians in America s Wars Oxford University Press 2011 This work also resulted in articles for the New York Times Washington Post Boston Globe and Boston Review among others and led to appearances at Oxford University Harvard University University of California Berkeley London School of Economics PBS NPR and other venues Challenges in the U S Iran Relationship 2001 2009 June 2012 MIT Missed Opportunities in the Period of Reform 1996 2000 April 2011 St Simon s Island Georgia U S Iran Relations during the Iran Iraq War 1980 88 December 12 14 2008 St Simon s Island Georgia U S Iran Relations 1997 2005 Team Meeting April 14 21 2007 Italy The U S India and the Gulf Convergence or Divergence in a Post Iraq World March 20 22 2007 MIT The Past and Future of the Reform Movement in Iran February 5 7 2007 MIT The War in Iraq Regional Implications November 11 12 2006 MIT Transnational Violence April 20 21 2006 MIT Spring 2005 Series The Crisis of Governance and Legitimacy Iran Governance and Nuclear Development May 4 5 2005 MIT Iraq State Formation and Violence April 27 2005 MIT Saudi Arabia Legitimacy and Stability April 6 7 2005 MIT May 4 5 2005 MIT Wilson Center presentation on Becoming Enemies October 2012 Brookings Institution roundtable on Iran Iraq War Sept 2012 US Iran Lessons from the Past for the Present and Future February 27 2009 Woodrow Wilson Center Washington D

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/cis/act_pgi.html (2016-02-01)
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  • MIT Security Studies Program (SSP)
    And Next He was on Here Now again on January 4 2016 The topic Saudi Allies Sever Ties with Iran MIT News article about Taylor Fravel M Taylor Fravel advises U S government officials on South China Sea disputes December 11 2015 Stephen Van Evera was one of the speakers at the December 3 2015 Starr Forum on Religion and Violence Video of the talk is now available Marika Landau Wells short story Remote Operations has won the Atlantic Council s creative writing contest the Art of Future Warfare contest more information Peter Krause was on CBS radio November 24 2014 re ISIS refugees Syria US Foreign Policy Barry Posen was on NPR s On Point November 23 2015 Segment titled Should We Go All In On ISIS Vipin Narang is the 2016 recipient of the Best Book Award of the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association ISA Vipin won for his recent book Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era On October 23 2015 SSP held a special seminar on Capitol Hill titled Political Struggles in the Middle East A seminar summary is now available New Publications Rohan Mukherjee with Anthony Yazaki eds Poised for Partnership Deepening India Japan Relations in the Asian Century Oxford University Press India 25 January 2016 Kelly M Greenhill Demographic Bombing People as Weapons in Syria and Beyond Foreign Affairs December 17 2015 SSP s 2014 2015 Annual Report is now available Director s Statement from the annual report The Iran Nuclear Deal A Critique of the Debate Mark Bell Examining Explanations for Nuclear Proliferation International Studies Quarterly December 2015 M Taylor Fravel The PLA and National Security Decisionmaking Insights from China s Territorial and Maritime Disputes in Phillip C Saunders and Andrew Scobel eds PLA Influence On China s National Security

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/ssp/ (2016-02-01)
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  • CMRAE - The Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology
    present day non industrial societies by making the natural and engineering sciences part of our investigative tool kit A central premise underlying the CMRAE mission is that scientific study of the materials technologies associated with human activity when carried out within the framework of the human sciences provides a more integrated realization of the physical social cultural and ideological world in which we function Through this understanding we may not

    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/cmrae/ (2016-02-01)
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    Original URL path: http://web.mit.edu/uhliglab/ (2016-02-01)
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  • MIT DMSE NanoLab
    and mechanical behavior can change dramatically Quantifying exactly how such changes occur in a material is the business of materials science and engineering Many faculty in DMSE study how mechanical behavior changes at the nanoscale for materials such as living cells designer polymers bioceramics optoelectronic materials surface coatings and metals The unique experimental and computational capabilities of the NanoLab provide us with some of the best tools available to tap

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