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Spotlight on Brazil: “Boom” or “Bust”?

March 26, 2014

Where is Brazil heading in an election year?

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2014 Munk Graduate Student Conference: examining global system failures

March 17, 2014

On March 20th and 21st 2014, the graduate students in the Master of Global Affairs and the Master of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies will be hosting the 8th annual Munk Graduate Student Conference,

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Hacking Team and the Targeting of Ethiopian Journalists

February 13, 2014

This Citizen Lab post is the first in a series of posts that focus on the global proliferation and use of Hacking Team’s RCS spyware, which is sold exclusively to governments.

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Shortlist Announced for Lionel Gelber Prize 2014

February 10, 2014

February 10, 2014 (Toronto and Washington) – Patricia Rubin, President of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of Lionel Gelber, today announced the five books shortlisted for the 2014 Lionel Gelber Prize.

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Betty Xie and David Wang Pitch their Film, The Home Promised, at Reel Asian Film Festival

AI Student Filmmakers Win Reel Asian Pitch Prize

February 3, 2014

CAS students Betty Xie and David Wang discuss their prize-winning documentary film project, The Home Promised. The film, to be shot in summer 2014, will examine contested space and disrupted identity in Taipei, Taiwan.

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Now we know Ottawa can snoop on any Canadian. What are we going to do?

January 31, 2014

Revelations from Edward Snowden have shed light on a vast U.S.-led surveillance system. While there have been several important Canadian-related revelations, none has raised clear issues of potential unlawfulness. That is, until now.

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January 30, 2014

Early this March, 3 students from the MGA program will compete in the regional finals of the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition in which students are tasked with developing an innovative solution to a pressing global health problem.

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Longlist Announced for Lionel Gelber Prize 2014

January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014 (Toronto and Washington) – William Thorsell, Jury Chair, announced today ten books on international relations that collectively call out to readers who want to better understand the world around them.

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Stephen Toope – International Law Scholar – Named Director of U of T’S Munk School of Global Affairs

January 22, 2014

Professor Stephen J. Toope, a noted international law scholar and university leader, has been named the new Director of the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs.

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Robert Austin shares his perspective on a burning local issue

January 15, 2014

CERES’s specialist on East Central and Southeastern Europe and a dedicated bicycle rider recently contributed a piece on public transit controversy in Toronto to Globe and Mail.

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