The faculty board and affiliates of IIS have since its founding contributed to the promotion of international studies education and research on UC Berkeley's campus. Their projects range from seminar organization to interdisciplinary research.
Featured Programs and Seminars
The Global History Seminar showcases research that exemplifies the possibilities of a new global history. Featuring a Global History Seminar a broad array of presenters and presentations whose, whose interests range across regions, periods, and themes, yielding conversations that orient towards the conceptual premises and comparative implications of research.
MIRTH is a colloquium centered around contemporary research in International Relations. At the majority of MIRTH seminars, an external speaker presents and receives feedback on new research, bringing a steady stream of fresh ideas to campus and providing an opportunity for graduate students across cohorts, departments, and other nearby universities to engage with research-in-progress.
CPD promotes the study of the politics of developing societies by advancing collaboration among faculty and graduate students at Berkeley and connecting their research to central policy dilemmas.
Prof. Thad Dunning is CPD's Facutly Director.
Conversations with History is a decades-long project by Professor emirtus and former IIS director Harry Kreisler. In the hundreds of interviews conducted, Harry reveals the thinking of some of history's most influential scholars and practioners.