The Blavatnik School of Government runs an active programme of seminars, lectures and special events, most 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

Angela Merkel
What impact will a weakened Angela Merkel, a new coalition and the far-right AfD have? Join us for a panel discussion
Monday, 23 October 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Specialists discuss how to strengthen healthcare provision in low and middle-income countries
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Avril D. Haines
With Avril D. Haines, formerly Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 5:45pm
When they go low, we go high
Author Philip Collins discusses his book on speeches that shape the world – and why we need them
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm
AfOx insaka
An opportunity to share ideas and knowledge about Africa-focused research
Friday, 27 October 2017 - 4:30pm
A talk with Richard Marles, Australia’s Shadow Defence Minister
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 - 5:30pm
Paul Faulkner
Considering the trust that is found between citizens, and between citizens and government
Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
The Future of War
With author Sir Lawrence Freedman and Professor Ngaire Woods
Thursday, 2 November 2017 - 5:30pm
Ethnic Politics Book Cover
Author Phillip Roessler and Professor Paul Collier discuss the coup-civil war trap
Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 5:30pm
Danny Kruger
Is now the moment to shape a new vision for Britain?
Thursday, 16 November 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Applying the lessons of history with author Graham Allison
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 5:30pm
Maria Cahill
Exploring elements of a conservative outlook in more detail
Friday, 9 February 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm