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Worst Humanitarian Crises of Our Time: Displacement and Destruction in Syria and Yemen

MIT Room E51-325 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

Denis J. Sullivan Director, Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies (BCARS, a Carnegie Corporation Project) Professor of Political Science & International Affairs Co-Director, Middle East Center Northeastern University  Since early 2011, both Syria and Yemen have been in the throes of displacement and near-total destruction. Syria [...]

Night Watch: A discussion about nuclear warfare

MIT Media Lab, Room 674 75 Amherst St, Building E14, Cambridge, MA

Starr Forum Speakers: Alexander Maggio, producer for the CBS drama series Madame Secretary. Maggio will discuss the episode “Night Watch,” a dramatization of a false alarm nuclear attack on the US. Vipin Narang, MIT nuclear security expert, associate professor of political science and a member of [...]