The Munk School hosts many events that provide our audiences with access to diverse researchers, political and policy leaders and global experts and thinkers.

The videos below are a sample of some of the conversations we’ve hosted. In them, you will meet a few of our faculty and the guests we’ve welcomed to the School. They exemplify the kind of engaging discussions on global affairs and public policy that our students will be part of during their time here.

Explore the clips below for a front-row seat at Munk School conversations.

Professor Robert Austin is the Associate Director of the Munk School’s Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies and author of A History of Central Europe (Palgrave MacMillan, 2021) and Making and Remaking the Balkans: Nations and States since 1878 (University of Toronto Press, 2019).

He spoke with Ivan Krastev, chair of the Centre for Liberal Strategies and Lionel Gelber Prize laureate. Listen in as they examine the power dynamics influencing the war in Ukraine.

Recorded October 2022

Munk School Director Peter Loewen sat down with celebrated political economist Professor Margaret Levi to explore the many characteristics of political equality.

Recorded September 2022

Ron Levi is the Director of the Munk School’s Global Justice Lab and Distinguished Professor in Global Justice. He teaches courses on police violence, atrocities, globalization and the sociology of law.

Professor Levi spoke with Harvard University’s Professor Michèle Lamont, a leader in the study of inequality, race and immigration about redefining the concept of ‘worth.'

Recorded October 2022