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

Mens et Manus America panelists analyze U.S. immigration policy | MIT News

Experts cite immigration as engine of U.S. success, lament human damage done by current policies, and see signs of hope.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences | Feb. 21, 2018
~9 mins |

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Jessica Myers: Liberté, Égalité, Sécurité | MIT News

A novel thesis in the form of a podcast gives voice to issues of security and identity in New York and Paris.

Michael Blanding | School of Architecture and Planning | July 10, 2017
~7 mins |

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3 Questions: Justin Steil on the Trump administration travel ban | MIT News

Assistant professor of urban studies and planning argues immigration is good for the U.S. and that President Trump's executive order threatens national security.

Michelle Nhuch | Center for International Studies | July 7, 2017
~11 mins |

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Endowing cells with new abilities | MIT News

PhD student Fahim Farzadfard engineers cells to record “memories” of past events.

Dara Farhadi | MIT News correspondent | June 20, 2017
~7 mins |

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3 Questions: How political science contributes to national policies on immigration and military conflict | MIT News

Political theorist John Tirman discusses immigration and identity, and measuring the true costs of war.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences | May 22, 2017
~10 mins |

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The U.S. and Mexico: What’s the way forward? | MIT News

MIT event offers look at how U.S.-Mexico relations could revive.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office | May 15, 2017
~6 mins |

Tags:  international-relations  mexico  latin-america  politics  political-science  government  business-and-management  immigration  misti  shass  security-studies-and-military  special-events-and-guest-speakers  center-for-international-studies

Shaping public policy in the nation's capital | MIT News

Alumni continue an enduring tradition of MIT service.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences | April 12, 2017
~11 mins |

Tags:  alumniae  economics  government  humanities  international-relations  immigration  security-studies-and-military  political-science  policy  poverty  shass  campaign-for-a-better-world  center-for-international-studies  abdul-latif-jameel-poverty-action-lab-j-pal  aeronautical-and-astronautical-engineering  school-of-engineering

Vivek Bald awarded Levitan Prize in the Humanities, named Whiting Public Engagement Fellow | MIT News

Both awards support Bald's research-based media projects on South Asian American communities.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences | March 10, 2017
~6 mins |

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Analyzing the 2016 election: Insights from 12 MIT scholars | MIT News

Experts from the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences weigh in on topics from polling to rhetoric to individual campaign issues.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences | Oct. 12, 2016
~7 mins |

Tags:  voting-and-elections  research  climate-change  social-justice  economics  faculty  gender  health-care  history  immigration  center-for-international-studies  comparative-media-studieswriting  philosophy  political-science  russia  policy  security-studies-and-military  technology-and-society  shass  diversity-and-inclusion  diversity

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