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The Global Dialogue on the Future of Iran

The Global Dialogue on the Future of Iran

May 10, 2013

The Global Dialogue on the Future of Iran (organized by the Munk School with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada) has embarked on an effort to dramatically open up political space for conversation among Iranians on the future of Iran.

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Photo of His Excellency Dr. Tuncay Babali (Turkey’s Ambassador in Ottawa) and Meric Gertler (Dean of UofT Arts and Science)

Turkey on the Munk School Agenda

April 13, 2013

Turkish Ambassador Dr. Tuncay Babali speaks at the Munk School – and partnership plans are developed with the Center for Strategic Research in Ankara.

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Photo of AI Students at Indepth Conference Standing Together holding banner reading "INDEPTH"

Asian Institute Students Stand Out

April 4, 2013

This has been an exciting year for students at the Asian Institute. In 2012–13, students in our Contemporary Asian Studies program have conducted research in Asia, won a variety of awards and grants, and put on a large-scale conference that drew speakers and audience members from around the world.

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Photo of Chrystia Freeland, and Cover of "Plutocrats"

Chrystia Freeland’s Plutocrats Wins the 2013 Lionel Gelber Prize

March 25, 2013

Patricia Rubin, President of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of Lionel Gelber, announced today that Chrystia Freeland has won the 2013 Prize for Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else.

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CERES Launches New Website

CERES Launches New Website

March 22, 2013

The Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies is pleased to announce the launch of their new website.

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WEBCAST: Will Britain Leave the European Union?

March 21, 2013

Charles Clarke, former UK Home Secretary, Education Secretary, and close ally of Tony Blair gave a public lecture on the UK’s place within the European Union at the Munk School. Did you miss the event? Watch the video now!

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Photo of Former AI Students Hold Social Enterprise Symposium in Taiwan

Former AI Students Hold Social Enterprise Symposium in Taiwan

March 21, 2013

On February 27, the Social Innovation Research Group held a groundbreaking conference in Taipei, Taiwan that brought together guests from diverse fields within the local social enterprise community.

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Group photo showing the The inaugural cohort of U of T's Women in House program on Parliament Hill

Women in House: Students Shadow Female Politicians

March 18, 2013

This year’s inaugural Women in House took 20 women undergraduates from the Peace, Conflict and Justice Program and the International Relations Program, to shadow senators and MPs on Parliament HIll with to learn about the realities of political life for women.

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Banner in red reading: Film in the 21st Century Global Arena: Spotlight on Brazilian Director José Padilha

Film in the 21st Century Global Arena

March 11, 2013

Director José Padilha has Brazil’s top box office successes to his credit (the two Elite Squad films) and is now working on the Hollywood remake of Robocop. His career gives him a special window onto the ways in which globalization is affecting film-making in the 21st century.

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Artistic Rendering of the Chinese Flag

China in the Global Arena

February 7, 2013

China’s Century? The Inevitable Superpower? His Excellency Junsai Zhang, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Canada, recently spoke at the Munk School on China in the global arena and the state of China-Canada relations.

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