Last week, CISSM hosted Russian students from the Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies (ISKRAN) as part of its Collaborative Education and Cooperative Security Project. Read the complete trip report.
CISSM co-hosted "Making History? Will Iran’s Domestic Politics Permit a Change in its Foreign Policy?" featuring CISSM Research Director Nancy Gallagher, NIAC President Trita Parsi, Scholar Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, and Prof. Shibley Telhami.
CISSM welcomes ISKRAN Fellow Korney Kozlov who is spending the fall at the School of Public Policy.
CISSM co-hosted "Attitudes from Tehran: Iranian Public Opinion and the Rowhani Presidency," an event featuring Iranian scholar Ebrahim Mohseni and CISSM Senior Research Scholar Steven Kull. View a video of the event.
The Department of Defense’s Minerva Initiative awarded a 3-year, $1.9 million research grant to a team of researchers led by Elisabeth Gilmore, CISSM research fellow and assistant professor in the School of Public Policy, to investigate how climate change could affect human well-being and lead to civil conflict with the goal of identifying interventions to mitigate these risks.
CISSM Director John Steinbruner delivered a keynote address on the political and social implications of climate change at WorldAffairs 2013. Video of his remarks is available here.
A National Research Council panel chaired by CISSM Director John Steinbruner released its report, "Climate and Social Stress: Implications for Security Analysis."
CISSM welcomes ISKRAN Fellow Alexey Stepanov and Fulbright Fellow He Yun, a doctoral candidate from Tsinghua University, who are spending the fall and the full-year, respectively, at the School of Public Policy.
The Yamamoto-Scheffelin Endowment for Dissertation Research awarded Jaganath Sankaran, a CISSM research scholar, its first ever dissertation prize upon completion of Sankaran’s dissertation, “Debating Space Security: Capabilities and Vulnerabilities.”