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Michael Ignatieff: Language of human rights conflicts with local virtues

October 4, 2016

Michael Ignatieff, distinguished fellow at the Munk School of Global Affairs, recently discussed how local communities perceive human rights.

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Shiri Breznitz

Munk School Meets: Shiri Breznitz

October 3, 2016

Munk School Meets is a new series introducing the passionate people who make up the Munk School community. In this first installment, meet Professor Shiri Breznitz.

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Stephen Toope stands outside the Munk School of Global Affairs

Stephen Toope nominated to lead Cambridge University

September 26, 2016

Stephen Toope, director of the Munk School of Gobal Affairs, will return to his alma mater as first non-British vice-chancellor.

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Denise Dresser

Mexico’s democratic table lacks legs, says Dresser

September 23, 2016

Political analyst Denise Dresser cites corruption as the downfall of Mexico’s government at Munk School event.

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Lynette Ong lectures to a room full of students.

Youth engagement is the key to understanding China, says Munk School’s Lynette Ong

September 23, 2016

Canadians are largely uninformed about China, but youth engagement could help improve our cultural literacy.

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Pyramid of the Sun in the ancient city of Teotihuacan. Photo by Jorge Dalmau

Back to school – with Mexico on my mind

September 19, 2016

This year, Munk School Director Stephen Toope plans to periodically share his views on important things happening in the world and why they matter to Canadians. Here’s the first installment.

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Ron Deibert’s Black Code and Citizen Lab make their film debut

September 13, 2016

Directed by Nicholas de Pencier and premiering at TIFF September 13th, the film adaptation of Ron Deibert’s book examines the complex global impact that the Internet has had on matters of free speech, privacy and activism.

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Munk students hope to increase food security and reduce food waste with new app

September 9, 2016

Swish Goswami and Quinn Underwood are addressing food insecurity and waste with a new smartphone app.

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Munk School teams up with TIFF

September 8, 2016

The Toronto International Film Festival begins September 8 and the Munk School is once again taking part.

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Copenhagen Opera House

Curbing Carbon: what cities can learn from Copenhagen

August 30, 2016

Steven Bernstein and Matt Hoffman, co-directors of the Munk School’s Environmental Governance Lab, discuss Copenhagen’s move toward decarbonization.

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