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

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Upcoming events

Blavatnik School of Government
Come to visit our award-winning building between 10am-1pm
Saturday, 22 April 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Harold Hongju Koh
With Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 12:00pm
Rene Bruelhart
Reflections from Rene Bruelhart, President of the Financial Information Authority (AIF) of the Holy See
Thursday, 27 April 2017 - 5:30pm
Speaker: Libby Wood, Yale University
Friday, 5 May 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Kyoto medal
Welcoming the Kyoto Prize Laureates and global thinkers to Oxford for a new annual event
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, 10 May 2017 (All day)
Bringing together political philosophers interested in applied topics
Thursday, 11 May 2017 (All day) to Friday, 12 May 2017 (All day)
Speaker: Ilan Nam, Colgate University
Friday, 12 May 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Speaker: Ellen Lust, University of Gothenburg
Friday, 26 May 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Students at BSG
Bridging the gap: how we can we build more coherent and trusting societies
Monday, 19 June 2017 (All day) to Tuesday, 20 June 2017 (All day)