Yasunori Nakayama and Meric Gertler sign agreement at announcement ceremony.

From Where I Sit: Don’t underestimate the Land of the Rising Sun

May 1, 2017

With such a strong spotlight on China these days, it’s easy to forget that Japan has the world’s third-largest economy. It’s time we paid more attention to this important player in the changing global order.

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James Thuch Madhier

Make rain while the sun shines: Munk School undergrad helps find solutions to drought in South Sudan

April 27, 2017

Third-year PCJ student James Thuch Madhier launches initiative to support water and food security.

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Randall Hansen

Professor Randall Hansen appointed Interim Director of Munk School of Global Affairs

April 19, 2017

Professor Hansen’s appointment as Interim Director begins June 1, 2017.

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Robert Worth next to the cover for A Rage for Order

Munk School Meets: Robert Worth

April 17, 2017

2017 Lionel Gelber Prize winner Robert F. Worth shares what motivated him to write A Rage for Order.

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A group of people holding cell phones.

We (Can’t) Chat: “709 Crackdown” discussion blocked on Weibo and WeChat

April 13, 2017

New Citizen Lab report uncovers extent of China’s censorship on popular social media networks.

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Black Code film makes its Hot Docs debut

April 10, 2017

Based on the book by Ron Deibert, Black Code explores research conducted at the Munk School’s Citizen Lab.

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Masashi Crete-Nishihata, Courtney Gibson and Nart Villeneuve sit on a panel.

Threat groups and digital debates

April 7, 2017

Experts gathered to discuss security, surveillance and human rights in the digital realm at student-led conference.

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Students in class at a high school in Uganda

From Where I Sit — Africa: engine of global growth?

April 3, 2017

Africa is blessed with abundant natural resources, a large and growing youth population, and entrepreneurs who are making their mark. What might help African countries fully realize their potential?

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U of T Women in House: Munk School Students See Democracy at Work

March 31, 2017

Fourteen young women from the Munk School of Global Affairs went to Ottawa to shadow female representatives in the House of Commons.

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Government of Japan establishes its first-in-Canada chair and centre in Japan studies at the University of Toronto

March 30, 2017

Endowment will support the launch of the Centre for the Study of Global Japan at the Munk School of Global Affairs.

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