Munk-Queen’s International Institute on Social Policy

The Next Wave: Challenges and Opportunities for Social Policy

London School of Economics Director Minouche Safik, former mayor of Calgary Naheed Nenshi and Canada Research Chair in Racial Inequality in Democratic Societies Debra Thompson will speak at the Munk-Queen’s International Institute on Social Policy conference on the challenges and opportunities for social policy at the Munk School on October 31st.

The conference will be followed by an online policy seminar series from November 2-18, with topics ranging from the labour market and immigration to the care economy and mental health.


The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel

Join us on Tuesday, October 25th at 5pm as we welcome author Kati Marton to discuss her book, The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel.

Master of Global Affairs and Master of Public Policy admissions info sessions

Do you want to learn about global affairs and public policy? Do you want to become leaders and problem-solvers? Or engage with the world and make an impact? If yes, then Master of Global Affairs (MGA) or our Master of Public Policy (MPP) are for you! Join us at an info session to learn more about our professional degree programs.

Find out how you can join the class of 2023!


Who Matters? How to Redefine Worth in Our Divided Societies

Join us on Thursday, October 27th at 6:30pm as Harvard’s Michèle Lamont delivers the Cadario Visiting Lecture in Public Policy, “Who Matters? How to redefine worth in our divided societies?”

Policy and the race to clean energy: Why some countries lead and others lag

A new analysis, co-authored by Phillip Lipscy and published in the journal Science, explores the politics that influence some countries to adopt cleaner sources of energy while others resist change.

In Conversation with Joseph Wong

We sat down with Joseph Wong, the University of Toronto’s Vice President, International to discuss economic growth and democratic experimentation in twelve Asian countries, in his new book with Dan Slater, From Development to Democracy: The transformations of modern Asia. He will discuss his new book at a Munk School event on November 1st at noon.

News + Media

Munk School in the Media

Munk School experts are frequently sought to provide comment and context in Canadian and international media. From polling and elections to Citizen Lab reports on NSO spyware, from trade negotiations to global migration, our faculty and researchers are helping to shape conversations on the issues the matter most.