The complex effects of colonial rule in Indonesia

Evidence links Dutch-era sugar production and greater economic activity today.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | Feb. 5, 2020 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: economics asia europe history research global school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes

Surveys spanning recent decades also reveal geographic differences and gender gap in economic views.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | May 16, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences political-science social-sciences immigration government women research europe policy alumniae

Unity makes strength: MIT expands ties with Belgium | MIT News

Belgian researchers once split by language come together to reinforce a future with MIT.

MISTI | June 5, 2018
~6 mins |

Tags:  international-initiatives  europe  global  collaboration  center-for-international-studies  funding  grants  misti  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

An academic journey through solidarity and separatism | MIT News

Doctoral student Elissa Berwick listens closely to the calls for independence rising from regions around the world.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Political Science | June 4, 2018
~7 mins |

Tags:  profile  students  graduate-postdoctoral  political-science  global  foreign-languages-and-literatures  europe  economics  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences

Knowledge, networking, and new ideas | MIT News

The MIT Portugal Program offers a unique opportunity for Portuguese graduate students to advance their research and make cross-Atlantic connections.

Mariana Carmo | MIT Portugal Program | Jan. 11, 2018
~4 mins |

Tags:  mit-portugal  international-initiatives  graduate-postdoctoral  europe  global

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, president of Croatia, visits MIT | MIT News

State visit includes meeting with MIT president and award for MIT physicist Marin Soljačić.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | Dec. 5, 2017
~4 mins |

Tags:  physics  school-of-science  special-events-and-guest-speakers  international-initiatives  international-relations  president-l-rafael-reif  faculty  europe

A new perspective on ancient materials inspires future innovation | MIT News

Professor Admir Masic is at the forefront of the ‘antiqua-inspired’ method for more sustainable materials.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering | Nov. 20, 2017
~6 mins |

Tags:  research  civil-and-environmental-engineering  materials-science-and-engineering  europe  arts  architecture  school-of-engineering

Portuguese delegation led by Minister Manuel Heitor visits MIT | MIT News

Portugal prepares a new decade of international partnerships in science and research.

Silvia Castro | MIT Portugal | Nov. 14, 2017
~2 mins |

Tags:  special-events-and-guest-speakers  mit-portugal  international-initiatives  europe  global  school-of-engineering

Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers | MIT News

Andorra funds MIT Media Lab technologies that, in turn, help improve the nation’s cities.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Oct. 13, 2017
~10 mins |

Tags:  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  research  data  urban-studies-and-planning  transportation  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  design  cities  sensors  autonomous-vehicles  mobile-devices  europe  international-initiatives  collaboration  apps

Tackling the world’s challenges in the field | MIT News

MISTI media contest showcases MIT students working to build a better world.

MISTI | Oct. 2, 2017
~3 mins |

Tags:  contests-and-academic-competitions  misti  shass  international-initiatives  global  europe  school-of-engineering  school-of-architecture-and-planning  stem-education  students  video  mechanical-engineering  urban-studies-and-planning  biological-engineering  center-for-international-studies  india  d-lab  natural-disasters  middle-east  climate-change  civil-and-environmental-engineering

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