What did COVID-19 teach us about preparing for mega-crises?
With ‘long emergencies’ likely to be an increasing feature of our modern world, what can governments learn from COVID-19 to prepare for future crises, whether health-related or not? This one-hour online event launches a report on the question.
Results and lessons learned from the ICRC Humanitarian Impact Bond
This GO Lab webinar explores the results of a pioneering programme that used innovative finance to build and operationalise three new physical rehabilitation centres in Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mali.
Call for papers: Constitutional intolerance: How European states engage intolerance in constitutional repertoires
This conference convenes scholars in constitutional studies, political theory and political sociology to discuss the emerging phenomenon of 'Constitutional Intolerance'.
Christian imaginings of home: Political theologies after nationalism
This lecture by Professor Siobhán Garrigan draws on deeper layers of the Christian tradition to articulate a theology of home that is more inclusive, and able to resist the violent implications of exclusive nationalism.
Political theologies after Christendom
This three-day conference will examine the diverse echoes of Christendom in contemporary political exceptionalism, nationalism and populism.
The COVID-19 pandemic: Celebrating service and drawing lessons for the future
This event marks the contribution of more than 1500 volunteers who contributed to the Oxford COVID-19 Government Response Tracker. Join us with policymakers, data users and experts as we celebrate the contributions of this community and look ahead at efforts to prepare better for future pandemics.
Co-shaping global health: Institutional solutions
This conference brings together speakers from across the world to discuss how to prepare for the future of global health by building on demonstrated achievements of the recent past, rather than by proposing entirely new schemes.
Global Security and its political dimensions
Dr Annette Idler chairs this panel exploring the political dimension of global security and how this intersects with other dimensions of global security.
The role of cyber operations in the Russo-Ukrainian war
Dr Nadiya Kostyuk (Georgia Institute of Technology) presents her work producing the first quantitative analysis of the tactical use of cyber and kinetic military operations during a large-scale conventional war.
Spaces and scales in Global Security
By interrogating the meaning of the term “global” and how security scales up from the local to the global, this webinar will explore the different spaces in which global security occurs and how we might think of the concept of space in global security.
Making Bureaucracy Work
What makes bureaucracy work for the least advantaged? Akshay Mangla explores this question in his new book, Making Bureaucracy Work: Norms, Education and Public Service Delivery in Rural India.
Bad bets, bad apples, or bad policy? Should ordeals be a policy tool of the Twenty-first Century?
Professor Carolyn Heinrich discusses the use of “ordeals”, a tool of public policy that has been used to screen out potential policy programme beneficiaries who are considered “bad bets” and “bad apples”.
Baroness Catherine Ashton in conversation with Professor Ngaire Woods
Baroness Ashton joins Professor Ngaire Woods to share insights from her diplomatic career following the release of her book: And Then What? Inside Stories of 21st Century Diplomacy.
Thinking about Global Security
This virtual roundtable marks the launch of the Minerva Global Security Programme's new webinar series, co-hosted with the Global Security Programme at Pembroke College.
Trade and climate action: Shifting the paradigm for a just transition and sustainable development
As recognition of the urgency of climate action increases, this webinar brings together leading scholars and practitioners to address the growing need for debate on supporting sustainability in the international trading system.