Upcoming Sessions Session Overview
The MIT XXI program consists of a series of 8 sessions over 9 months; 5 evening sessions held in Washington D.C. and three weekend sessions held in Warrenton, Virginia. Sessions are not open to the public. The introductory session is open to Fellows and Alumni. Sessions after the introductory session are open to current Fellows only.
|Session Date||Title||Participating Faculty|
|February 3, 2017||National Economies and Transnational Forces in a Globalized World RSVP||Rawi Abdelal, Joel Brenner, Sarah Chayes, Benjamin Cohen, Alex de Waal, Kimberly Elliott, Herb Lin, Andrew Natsios, Kenneth Oye, Adam Segal, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Edward You|
|March 6, 2017||Latin America||Matthew Carnes, Stephen Kaplan|
|April 3, 2017||Democracy and Authoritarianism in the Arab World||Eva Bellin, Gregory Gause|
|April 28, 2017||US National Security Policy||Sumit Ganguly, Bruce Hoffman, Jonathan Kirshner, Andrey Kortunov, Christopher Layne, Keir Lieber, Vilpin Narang, Robert Ross, Caitlin Talmadge, James Walsh|
This year's sessions begin with an introduction from Ambassador James Dobbins and move into a range of topics that include Ethnicity, Identity Politics and Civil Wars; Iran, Turkey, and Israel; Realism, Liberalism, and U.S.-China Relations; National Economies in a Globalized World; and more.