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Photo with text: Deterrence by Denial: Theory, Practice, & Empiricism (was co-sponsored by the Munk School and the Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

Deterrence by Denial: Theory, Practice, & Empiricism

November 1, 2013

The Munk School of Global Affairs hosted a major international conference on deterrence by denial on October 18-20, 2013. Participants discussed the evolution of deterrence theory (by denial and punishment) while applying the theory to contemporary security concerns, challenges, and threats.

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Photo of Munk School building at night - caption reads: "Open House for Munk School Programs - Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10:00am - 3:00pm"

Munk School Programs Open House

October 30, 2013

We are hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Come learn about the Munk School’s academic programs for undergraduates and graduates! Representatives from top programs will be on hand to answer questions.

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Thinking About Egypt and Judicial Independence in Revolutionary Times

October 22, 2013

Janice Stein and Ron Levi write for the Fall 2013 Chumir Ethics Forum on the prominent role played by the Egyptian judiciary in safeguarding its position and in advancing its interests in revolutionary times.

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Richard Fung ReOrientations

ReOrientations: A Retrospective on the Works of Richard Fung

October 21, 2013

The Dr. David Chu Program in Asia Pacific Studies explores the provocative work of renowned Canadian video artist Richard Fung during two days of screenings and discussions.

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Photo of Art from the AGO's Ai-WeiWei Exhibit, showing a realized sculpture of China's shape as a country created with wooden log

Ai Weiwei: Art, Activism, and the Politics of Criticism

September 24, 2013

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s current exhibition “According to What?” features works by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. James Poborsa discusses the significance of the artist’s work, which will also be explored in a panel co-presented by the Asian Institute at the AGO on Sept. 25.

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Ai Weiwei, Map of China, 2008

Ai Weiwei: Art, Activism, and the Politics of Criticism

September 24, 2013

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s current exhibition “According to What?” features works by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. James Poborsa discusses the significance of the artist’s work, which will also be explored in a panel co-presented by the Asian Institute at the AGO on Sept. 25.

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‘Shut The Back Door’

September 16, 2013

Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab and the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, writes for the Globe and Mail: To protect Canadians’ privacy, telcos must shut the ‘back door’

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Screen Caps of the 5 films presented at the this year's Toronto International Film Festival Contemporary World Speakers Series

Toronto International Film Festival Presents Contemporary World Speakers

August 27, 2013

For a second year, TIFF partners with the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs on the Contemporary World Speakers series. This initiative pairs five films in the Contemporary World Cinema programme with expert scholars from the Munk School.

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Screen shot of Rouhani Meter website: www.rouhanimeter.com

Munk School Launches Rouhani Meter

August 7, 2013

For the first 100 days, and beyond, the Rouhani Meter will attempt to monitor the performance of President Rouhani by documenting what has been promised and achieved. Research conducted by ASL19.

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The Arab Spring in Comparative Perspective: Dramatic Transitions in Recent Decades

July 8, 2013

The Munk School’s Canada Centre for Global Security Studies works with international partners to grow an innovative collaborative research project.

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