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Trapped in Iraq: MGA student Molly Thomas reports

July 24, 2015

Molly Thomas, a student in the Master of Global Affairs program, recently completed this documentary, Trapped in Iraq, for Context, a documentary news program. The video is 26 minutes long and there is a viewer discretion warning because of disturbing...

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Director Stephen Toope named Officer, Order of Canada

July 2, 2015

Munk School Director Stephen Toope has been named an Officer of the Order of Canada. The latest list of inductees to the order was released by the Governor General’s office on Canada Day, July 1. Stephen Toope is being recognized...

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Listen to the “Much Ado About Magna Carta” debates

June 15, 2015

June 15th marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. From property rights to women’s rights, the rule of law, equality before the law and defined roles for judges: all roads, it seems, lead us back to Magna Carta Libertatum....

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Lynette Ong writes for Foreign Affairs on Regime Stability in China

June 11, 2015

https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/2015-06-09/breaking-beijing

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Munk’s Dan Breznitz in Globe and Mail: Canada loses without tech standards patents

June 10, 2015

Dan Breznitz is the Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and his opinion piece was published June 9 in The Globe and Mail. An excerpt: We discovered that China was investing significant amount of resources in making its voice heard amid...

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Global Journalism Fellow Michael Kempa’s article on RCMP oversight receives National Magazine Award honorable mention

June 10, 2015

The 38th annual National Magazine Awards, held June 5 in Toronto, gave an “Honourable Mention for Investigative Journalism” to Michael Kempa (FGJ 2013)  for a Walrus piece he started during a Munk Global Journalism Fellowship. The investigation and subsequent article...

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Munk School’s Mark Dubowitz wins Intelligence Squared debate

May 28, 2015

The motion: that Obama’s Iran Deal is Good for America. Mark Dubowitz argued against the motion – and won. Intelligence Squared has hosted more than 100 debates since 2006 on a wide range of provocative and timely topics. Based in...

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Citizen Lab Report documents major privacy vulnerabilities in one of the world’s most widely used mobile applications

May 26, 2015

Ron Deibert, director of Citizen Lab, writes in the Globe and Mail that North Americans may never heard of UC Browser, but it’s prevalent in China and India. It also has a fundamental problem: it leaks a huge torrent of...

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PolitiFact provides in-depth coverage of the Digital Public Square’s Rouhani Meter

May 12, 2015

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/article/2015/may/12/rouhani-meter-tracks-iran-presidents-campaign-prom/

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Now on display: Lionel Gelber Prize 25th Anniversary Book Exhibit

May 11, 2015

http://munkschool.utoronto.ca/gelber/2015_gelber_book_exhibit.html

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