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Beppe Grillo, founder of the Five Star Movement, a populist political party.

Examining the Rise of the Populist Far Right in the Classroom

March 2, 2018

Ahead of Sunday’s Italian general election, we spoke to Kai Arzheimer, whose fourth-year undergraduate seminar at the Munk School looks at the latest political trends among far-right parties in more than 10 countries across Western Europe.

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Vanessa Ko (l) and Zachary Skeith

Munk School’s MGAs explore blockchain technology for social good

February 28, 2018

These Munk School students are exploring altruistic applications for the technological system behind Bitcoin.

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Natalie Boychuk

Munk School Meets: Natalie Boychuk

February 26, 2018

Meet third-year Peace, Conflict and Justice student Natalie Boychuk, who shares her thoughts on development aid, women’s issues and the importance of assisting refugees.

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Noura Al-Jizawi

Master of Global Affairs student speaks at UN Human Rights Council event

February 26, 2018

Noura Al-Jizawi is a Syrian revolutionary turned Master of Global Affairs student at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto.

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The Toronto skyline

New report reveals how to attract foreign investment to Toronto

February 21, 2018

A new first-of-its-kind report co-authored by David Wolfe is poised to play a pivotal role in driving economic growth in the Greater Toronto Area.

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United by impact: U of T alumni a global economic, social and cultural powerhouse, survey finds

February 15, 2018

Associate Professor Shiri Breznitz co-led the University of Toronto’s first-ever Alumni Impact Survey.

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Margaret MacMillan

Margaret MacMillan on Remembering the Importance of War

February 12, 2018

After years spent looking at the difficult process of making peace, Canada’s foremost historian of international relations confronts the question of war as part of the Munk School’s Distinguished Lecture series.

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Rachel Silvey

Munk School Meets: Rachel Silvey

January 29, 2018

Professor Rachel Silvey, Richard Charles Lee Director of the Asian Institute, shares what drives her work at the Munk School and beyond.

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A student at a podium presents her paper to a room of attendees.

Students examine various aspects of ethnic studies at graduate conference

January 25, 2018

The 11th Annual Ethnic and Pluralism Studies Graduate Conference takes place at the Munk School on January 25 and 26.

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A group of student researchers pose in front of a UNHCR ATM.

Munk School students find UNHCR cash-transfer program reaches more Syrian refugees

January 22, 2018

MGA alumna Elizabeth Assefa (left) studied a cash-transfer program in Jordan for Syrian refugees.

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