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The Cyber Security Syndrome

November 25, 2015

Nowhere is the tension between global citizenship and the nation-state system so apparent as it is in cyberspace. Can we find middle ground? Ron Deibert writes for CIC's opencanada,org. Continue Reading..


Why Silicon Valley Shouldn't Be The Model For Innovation

November 19, 2014

Dan Breznitz, Munk Chair of Innovation, blogs for the Harvard Business Review on the flaws of the Silicon Valley system as a model for developing further innovation elsewhere, and suggests alternatives in an economy driven by globalization. Read More...
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Hopes, Fears, and the Impact of the New Centers of Islamic Theology at German Universities
The 2014-2015 Harney Lecture Series in Ethnicity

Monday, December 01, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Monique Scheer (Professor of Empirische Kulturwissenschaft (Historical and Cultural Anthropology) at the University of
Sponsored by Harney Program in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies
Co-Sponsored by Department and Centre for the Study of Religion, UofT, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place

Receiving Health Care Services as an Afghan in Iran: Reflections on exploratory Fieldwork into the Ethics of Care
Comparative Program on Health and Society Seminar Series

Wednesday, December 03, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Speaker: Laura Bisaillon (Comparative Program on Health and Society Senior Academic Fellow; Assistant Professor in Health Studies at the University of Toronto Scarborough)
Discussant: Donna Gabaccia (Professor, Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Toronto Scarborough)
Discussant: Razieh Rezazadeh (Associate Professor, Iran University of Science and Technology)
Sponsored by Comparative Program on Health and Society
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108N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place

Institutional Design and the Geography of Rural-Urban Water Conflict in Mumbai
Constructing Asian Infrastructures: Politics, Poetics, Plans

Wednesday, December 03, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker: Bharat Punjabi (Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance Post-Doctoral Fellow)
Sponsored by Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance
Co-Sponsored by Asian Institute, Centre for South Asian Studies
Register online at:
108N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place

Before and After Brisbane: Challenges Facing the World Economy

Friday, December 05, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker: Patrick Cirillo (Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the International Monetary Fund)
Sponsored by G20 Research Group
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208N - North House, 1 Devonshire Place

Melodic Harmony: Classic to K-POP 2014 Korea Day

Saturday, December 06, 1:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Musician: Grace Jong Eun Lee (Composer & Performer, Recipient of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Award, 2008)
Sponsored by Centre for the Study of Korea
Co-Sponsored by Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Toronto, Asian Institute, University of Toronto Korean Students Association (UTKSA)
Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West
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The 25th Lionel Gelbert Prize Jury Has Been Announced

November 18, 2014

The Jurors for the 2015 Lionel Gelber Prize are:

William Thorsell, Jury Chair (Toronto, Canada)
Anne Applebaum (Warsaw, Poland)
Gary Bass (Princeton, USA)
Matias Spektor (Brazil)
John Stackhouse (Toronto, Canada).

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