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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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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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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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There’s no shortcut to China

November 6, 2012

David Mulroney writes an op-ed for the Globe and Mail on how China’s interest in Canada as an investment destination brings into focus the difficult choices that come with engaging a country that is fundamentally unlike ours and whose objectives and policy direction are hard to follow.

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Hu-Wen to Xi-Li: Analyzing the Transition

October 30, 2012

On November 8th at 12PM EST, OpenCanada.org hosted an online discussion on the CCP’s 18th Party Congress, featuring Dr Jeremy Paltiel, Dr Pitman Potter and Dr. Charles Burton, moderated by the Munk School’s Dr Lynette Ong. Follow the link to watch a recording of the discussion.

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Watch Ambassador David Jacobson Live

October 23, 2012

The Munk School for Global Affairs is proud to host Ambassador David Jacobson, U.S. Ambassador to Canada, on the afternoon of October 23 at 12:00 pm. Tune in to watch the event live!

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