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Abstract The Center for International Studies (CIS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in 1952 to conduct social science research to help policymakers better understand and respond to international events. The Center grew out of Project Troy, a 1950 multidisciplinary summer study on the problem of Russian jamming of US radio signals. The collection documents CIS activities in correspondence; conference and committee records; and proposals and project files. Also included...
Dates: 1952 - 1986; 2017 - Ongoing
Abstract Myron Weiner was a member of the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the Department of Political Science from 1961 until his death in 1999. He was director of MIT’s Center for International Studies (CIS) from 1987 to 1992 and acting director 1995 to 1996. Weiner's work focused on refugees and political change in developing countries, especially India, and his work is documented in the collection in grant proposals, project reports, course materials, and...
Dates: circa 1950-1989