Ai Weiwei, Map of China, 2008

Ai Weiwei: Art, Activism, and the Politics of Criticism

September 24, 2013

The Art Gallery of Ontario’s current exhibition “According to What?” features works by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. James Poborsa discusses the significance of the artist’s work, which will also be explored in a panel co-presented by the Asian Institute at the AGO on Sept. 25.

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‘Shut The Back Door’

September 16, 2013

Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab and the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, writes for the Globe and Mail: To protect Canadians’ privacy, telcos must shut the ‘back door’

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Screen Caps of the 5 films presented at the this year's Toronto International Film Festival Contemporary World Speakers Series

Toronto International Film Festival Presents Contemporary World Speakers

August 27, 2013

For a second year, TIFF partners with the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs on the Contemporary World Speakers series. This initiative pairs five films in the Contemporary World Cinema programme with expert scholars from the Munk School.

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Screen shot of Rouhani Meter website: www.rouhanimeter.com

Munk School Launches Rouhani Meter

August 7, 2013

For the first 100 days, and beyond, the Rouhani Meter will attempt to monitor the performance of President Rouhani by documenting what has been promised and achieved. Research conducted by ASL19.

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The Arab Spring in Comparative Perspective: Dramatic Transitions in Recent Decades

July 8, 2013

The Munk School’s Canada Centre for Global Security Studies works with international partners to grow an innovative collaborative research project.

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ESSA Journal Promo Video

June 19, 2013

Find out more about the European Studies Students’ Association’s academic journal, Messages in the Media, as analysts and editors discuss their experience in contributing to both editions of the publication, its impact on their academic and professional growth, and the...

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The Global Dialogue on the Future of Iran

Statement on Iran’s June 14, 2013 Elections

June 13, 2013

The National Democratic Institute has produced an independent statement on the Iranian 2013 Elections.

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A Century of Chinese Cinema

May 28, 2013

This year, the Asian Institute is collaborating with TIFF’s flagship programme for the summer season to co-present a series of panels on the interconnected cinemas of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

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The Global Dialogue on the Future of Iran

The Global Dialogue on the Future of Iran

May 10, 2013

The Global Dialogue on the Future of Iran (organized by the Munk School with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada) has embarked on an effort to dramatically open up political space for conversation among Iranians on the future of Iran.

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Photo of His Excellency Dr. Tuncay Babali (Turkey’s Ambassador in Ottawa) and Meric Gertler (Dean of UofT Arts and Science)

Turkey on the Munk School Agenda

April 13, 2013

Turkish Ambassador Dr. Tuncay Babali speaks at the Munk School – and partnership plans are developed with the Center for Strategic Research in Ankara.

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