Patricia Rubin, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of the late Lionel Gelber, has announced that the winner of the 25th annual Lionel Gelber Prize is Serhii Plokhy for The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union published by Basic Books.
A one-day conference hosted by the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and Munk School of Global Affairs exploring the aftermath of the violent attacks on journalists at Charlie Hebdo and shoppers in a Jewish supermarket in Paris in January. Join our Live Webcast on March 9th at 8:45 AM.
Big City: Big Ideas is a public lecture series being held at the University of Toronto that features global leaders in urban and regional planning, policy and finance. Attendees will be inspired by some of the brightest minds working on the development, sustainability and liveability of cities today.
Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today announced a new partnership with the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs to launch the Digital Public Square project, an up to $9-million initiative that will increase digital space for free expression and open political dialogue.
Professor Randall Hansen, Director of the Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, provides his expertise in this segment of The Agenda with Steve Paikin on the recent shootings in Paris, and what they mean for trust in society.
Professor Ron Deibert analyses the difficulties arising from new norms in cyberspace, how they conflict with the old established system of Westphalian nation-states, and how this tension can be reconciled.
Dan Breznitz, Munk Chair of Innovation, discusses the flaws of the Silicon Valley system as a model for developing further innovation elsewhere, and suggests alternatives in an economy driven by globalization.
The Asian Institute at the Munk School will host the Urban Climate Resilience in Southeast Asia project, made possible by a $2.5 million International Partnerships for Sustainable Societies (IPaSS) grant.
Join IDEAS Host Paul Kennedy for a special 2-part event produced by IDEAS in partnership with the Munk School. Featuring economic and social theorist Jeremy Rifkin, along with a stellar panel of economic and political thinkers.
Majlis Monitor (from the team that created Rouhani Meter) is first comprehensive attempt to monitor the performance of Iranian parliamentarians. A Farsi language platform dedicated to expert analysis and open conversation on Iran's Parliamentary system.
A look at what it means to be part of the Master of Global Affairs program from the perspective of our students. Find out more clips and information about the MGA program (internships, exchanges, and the student experience)...
As cyberspace continues its rapid growth, embedding itself deeper into everything around us and helping to shape our identities, the models, norms, rules, and principles which have until now governed the US-anchored Internet are coming under stress.
Who wins, who loses, and what's destined to change if a sharing economy is sustainable? Munk School Director Janice Stein joins Paul Kennedy, host of CBC Radio's Ideas, along with Jeremy Rifkin, Bob Rae, and Anita M. McGahan for a two part series on the development of the sharing economy, and what it holds for the future.