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Season Two, Episode Ten | Munk Debates

March 1, 2022

Season Two, Episode Ten

Welcome to the Munk members-only podcast on the big issues, people and events that are shaping our lives in this extraordinary moment.

Guests
Janice Stein
Rudyard Griffiths

About this episode

This is a special edition of the Munk Member’s podcast focusing on the extraordinary series of developments in Eastern Europe that have culminated with Russian troops invading Ukraine, triggering the largest ground war in Europe since WWII. In this episode, Janice and Rudyard are joined by U.S. security expert Joshua Rovner, Associate Professor at the School of International Service of the American University in Washington, D.C. Joshua walks Janice and Rudyard through the different risks that could escalate the conflict in the coming days from cyber to conventional forces to nuclear.


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Guests

Janice Stein

Janice Stein

Janice Gross Stein is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the Department of Political Science and was the Founding Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy at the University of Toronto (serving from 1998 to the end of 2014). She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario. Her most recent publications include Networks of Knowledge: Innovation in International Learning (2000); The Cult of Efficiency (2001); and Street Protests and Fantasy Parks (2001). She is a contributor to Canada by Picasso (2006) and the co-author of The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar (2007). She was the Massey Lecturer in 2001 and a Trudeau Fellow. She was awarded the Molson Prize by the Canada Council for an outstanding contribution by a social scientist to public debate. She is an Honorary Foreign Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has been awarded Honorary Doctorate of Laws by the University of Alberta, the University of Cape Breton, McMaster University, and Hebrew University.

Rudyard Griffiths

Rudyard Griffiths

Rudyard Griffiths is the chair and moderator of the Munk Debates. He is the author of Who We Are: A Citizen’s Manifesto and has edited various essay collections on Canadian and international politics and history. He has been a television anchor on BNN, CTV and Bloomberg TV. He is the chair of the Ontario 360 public policy initiative at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, where he is also a senior fellow. For debate related content and commentary follow Rudyard at @rudyardg.

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