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Mapping Canada’s Footprint in Asia: Canada can do better

April 23, 2014

Much of what we know about Canada’s presence in Asia is not comprehensive or easily accessible, and this gap in the public narrative concerning Canada’s footprint in Asia is to the detriment of Canadian business as well as Asian market economies.

A group of students at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs have worked to answer the question “What is Canada doing in Asia?” by going beyond the usual suspects in economic indicators.

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Citizen Lab Awarded 1M from MacArthur Foundation

April 21, 2014

The Citizen Lab has been chosen among a group of seven nonprofits for grants of as much as $1 million, to recognize their success and future potential in monitoring governmental political activities in cyberspace and the human rights violations that could result.

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Think Big, Act Now, Change the World

April 11, 2014

The Munk School has established a new partnership with Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI). SEI’s Co-Founder and CEO, Seán Coughlan, is working with Professor Dan Breznitz offering an exciting new course in the MGA program.

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The Blood Telegram Wins the 2014 Lionel Gelber Prize

March 31, 2014

Patricia Rubin, President of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of Lionel Gelber, today announced that the winner of the 2014 Prize is Gary J. Bass for The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide, published by Alfred A. Knopf.

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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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