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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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Bookcover collage of the 2013 Lionel Gelber Prize Longlist

Twelve Books That Will Change the Way You Think About International Affairs

February 5, 2013

Jury Chair William Thorsell has announced a dozen books on a wide range of foreign affairs subjects that comprise the 2013 Lionel Gelber Prize longlist.

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Apply to the Halbert Post-Doctoral Fellowship

February 1, 2013

This Post-Doctoral Fellowship provides $27,500 to support research related expenses incurred while studying at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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World Map showing Blue Coat Installations (Created by Citizen Lab)

Planet Blue Coat: Mapping Global Censorship and Surveillance Tools

January 16, 2013

Findings from the Citizen Lab at the Munk School show that 61 Blue Coat devices – appliances on public or government networks capable of filtering, censorship, and surveillance – are being used in countries with a history of concerns over human rights, surveillance, and censorship.

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Map of world showing MGA internship placements

Internships from the Master of Global Affairs

January 15, 2013

The Munk School of Global Affairs offers students internships in top-tier international and national institutions, businesses, and civil-society organizations.

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Photo of Michael Ignatieff as he receives the "Francisco Cerecedo Journalism Award" from Prince Felipe of Spain at the Ritz Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Madrid, Spain.

Michael Ignatieff Awarded the 29th Francisco Cerecedo Journalism Prize

November 22, 2012

Michael Ignatieff (R) receives from Prince Felipe of Spain (L) the “Francisco Cerecedo Journalism Award” at the Ritz Hotel on November 20, 2012 in Madrid, Spain.

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Photo of Taipei, Taiwan from the air. Photo by tylerdurden1 on Flickr

Insights from Taiwan: what makes a good ecosystem for social enterprises?

November 21, 2012

The Asian Institute’s Joseph Wong has sent a group of his former students to Taiwan to map the social innovation landscape. In an article in the Guardian, former AI student and SIRG member Reza Mirza discusses the ecosystem that is needed for social enterprises to thrive in Taiwan.

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Obama: Four More Years

November 21, 2012

How will the Obama administration’s foreign policies now unfold? The Munk School is launching a series of efforts aimed at intensively examining the way American policy makers “read” the world of the early 21st century.

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