The Blavatnik School of Government runs an active programme of seminars, lectures and special events, many of which are open to the general public.

Our programme of public events quietens down out of term. If you would like to find out about future events and activities, please join our mailing list or contact the events team (

Upcoming events

The Health Economics and Policy seminar series is a great opportunity to listen to world-leading health economics experts presenting their most recent work.
Thursday, 19 November 2015 - 4:30pm to Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 6:00pm
Dan Slater (University of Chicago)
Dan Slater (University of Chicago) speaking as part of the Democracy and Difference Seminar Series 2015-16
Friday, 27 May 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Find out about new roles within the audiovisual and IT teams on June 1-2
Wednesday, 1 June 2016 (All day) to Thursday, 2 June 2016 (All day)
Professor Nicolas Ziebarth
Professor Nicolas Ziebarth speaking as part of the Health Economics and Policy Seminar Series 2015-16
Thursday, 2 June 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
Kofi Annan
We will be joined by the former Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Founder and Chair of the Kofi Annan Foundation
Thursday, 2 June 2016 - 5:00pm
Discussing American power in the world in 2016 and after
Tuesday, 7 June 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
A round table with the Ambassadors of Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru
Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 3:00pm
Events at BSG
The theme for this year is "Managing the challenges and opportunities of urbanisation in Africa"
Monday, 13 June 2016 (All day) to Tuesday, 14 June 2016 (All day)
Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
Hosted in collaboration with the Behavioural Insights Team and Harvard’s Behavioral Insights Group
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 (All day)