The Natural City

Last night the University of Toronto Press launched The Natural City edited by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper. The launch took place in the very groovy member’s lounge at Toronto City Hall and was moderated by Dr. James Orbinski.

Democracy and the Political in Max Weber’s Thought by Terry Maley

North American Idea: A Vision of a Continental Future

Thursday, January 26th @ 5pm

Robert Pastor, Director of the Center for North American Studies, Vice President of International Affairs, and Professor at American University, Washington, D.C.; former U.S. National Security Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs.

In discussion with Gerald Butts, Isabel Studer and Stephen Clarkson.

Please register at the Munk School of Global Affairs website.

The Natural City

Betting on Biotech

Betting on Biotech: Innovation and the Limits of Asia’s Developmental State Book Launch

Tuesday, January 24 @4:30pm

Munk Centre Campbell Conference Facility

Joseph Wong is a Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor of Political Science. He is also the Director of the Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs.

Professor Joseph Wong speaks with Louis Pauly, Janice Gross Stein, Meric Gertler, Peter Katzenstein and David Wolfe on the 24th in what promises to be a lively discussion.

Please visit the Munk School’s event page for more information and to register for the event.


I Shall Not Hate

On January 24th @5:30pm

The Anti-Racism & Cultural Diversity Office


Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, author of I Shall Not Hate

to speak about his heartbreaking story of loss and forgiveness

at The Hart House Library

Attendance is Free

“In this book, Dr. Abuelaish has expressed a remarkable commitment to forgiveness and reconciliation that describes the foundation for a permanent peace in the Holy Land.” – President Jimmy Carter, Nobel Peace Prize laureate