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

If you would like to find out about future events and activities, please join our mailing list or contact the events team (

Upcoming events

Steffen Hertog
Speaker: Steffen Hertog, London School of Economics
Friday, 24 February 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Elections in Nigeria
Professor Attahiru Jega, Visiting Fellow of Practice, will discuss electoral process in the country
Wednesday, 1 March 2017 - 5:30pm
Speaker: Ellen Lust, University of Gothenburg
Friday, 3 March 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Oxford and climate change actions
Oxford acting on climate change: becoming a world-class city
Monday, 6 March 2017 - 5:30pm
Making Sense of Corruption
A new book on understanding corruption, co-authored by Professor Bo Rothstein
Wednesday, 8 March 2017 - 5:30pm
Global cooperation
With Drs Carlos Lopes and Achim Steiner and Professors Karthik Ramanna and Ngaire Woods
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 - 5:30pm
Harold Hongju Koh
Harold Hongju Koh, Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and 22nd Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 - 12:00pm
Speaker: Libby Wood, Yale University
Friday, 5 May 2017 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
Kyoto medal
Welcoming the Kyoto Prize winners and global thinkers to Oxford for a new annual event
Tuesday, 9 May 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, 10 May 2017 (All day)
Speaker: Ilan Nam, Colgate University
Friday, 12 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)