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The Munk Dialogues explore the topic of reason and rationality, from the perspective of the individual to society at large. How do our brains actually work when it comes to our faculty to reason? What role does reason play in our evolution as a species and the development of the modern society? And, what is happening to reason and rationality today? Are we losing our capacity to reason together, and if so, why? The 2022 Munk Dialogues explore the cutting edge of how we think with some of the world’s brightest minds and sharpest intellects.

November 25, 2020

Zhang Weiwei

November 25, 2020

Zhang Weiwei

Zhang Weiwei, China’s leading scholar of geopolitics, joined us on November 25 for a Munk Dialogue on America’s growing rivalry with Beijing and why China’s unique system of governance means it will come out on top.  

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November 18, 2020

Anne Applebaum

November 18, 2020

Anne Applebaum

Anne Applebaum, bestselling author and past Munk Debater, joined us on November 18 for a Munk Dialogue on the future of democracy in an era of populist politics and rising authoritarianism.

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November 11, 2020

Martin Wolf

November 11, 2020

Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf of the Financial Times of London joined us on November 11 for a Munk Dialogue on the state of the global economy and how COVID-19 is creating a new economic reality that will affect growth and prosperity for a generation to come.

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October 28, 2020

James Carville

October 28, 2020

James Carville

James Carville, U.S. Democratic Party stalwart, political strategist, and bestselling author, joined us on October 28 for a Munk Dialogue on the likely outcomes of the November 3, 2020 U.S. election, one week out from this high-stakes global event

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October 21, 2020

Newt Gingrich

October 21, 2020

Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives and bestselling author, joined us on October 21 for a Munk Dialogue on the legacy of Trump’s first term as president, and the future of U.S politics, two weeks out from November’s vote.

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