All 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. 

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Session Date Title Participating Faculty
September 8, 2020 Introductory Session (Virtual Meeting) Richard Clarke, Kenneth Oye
October 3, 2020 Disintegration: Ethnic, Religious and Ideational Identities, and Conflict (Virtual Meeting) Scott Appleby, Page Fortna, Ron Hassner, Ram Manikkalingam, Zoe Marks, James Millward, Melissa Nobles, Kenneth Oye, Gerard Prunier, Emma Sky
October 19, 2020 Liberalism, Realism and Interstate Conflict with reference to US-China Relations (Virtual Meeting) John Mearsheimer, Andrew Moravcsik
November 2, 2020 Iran, Turkey & Israel (Virtual Meeting) Suzanne Maloney, Nathan Sachs, Ömer Taşpınar
November 17, 2020 Democratization & Authoritarianism in the Arab World (Virtual Meeting) Eva Bellin, Gregory Gause
December 3, 2020 Health (Virtual Meeting) Nancy Connell, Gigi Gronvall, Murray Lumpkin
January 5, 2021 Cybersecurity & Biosecurity (Potential On-Site Meeting) R. David Edelman, Kenneth Oye, Edward You
January 29, 2021 National Economies in a Globalizing World (Potential On-Site Meeting) Rawi Abdelal, Sarah Chayes, Alex de Waal, Kimberly Elliott, Josef Joffe, Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Andrew Natsios, Kenneth Oye, Adam Segal, Luis Videgaray
March 2, 2021 Japan, Europe & South Korea: US Allies Forever? (Potential On-Site Meeting) Victor Cha, Jolyon Howorth, Richard Samuels
March 16, 2021 Latin America (Potential On-Site Meeting) Matthew Carnes, Stephen Kaplan

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