Constitutional process in Chile: Citizen participation and advocacy impact
Just three days before the final referendum for a new constitution in Chile, this webinar will present what are the essential elements of the Chilean constitutional process and the citizen's perspectives.
PeopleGov international conference
The PeopleGov Lab brings together policymakers, academics, and practitioners, from the public and private sectors for its first international conference to discuss the future of public service in the twenty-first century.
Case method for public policy: connecting teaching and research
For faculty at schools of government, leadership, and public policy looking to develop the skills of case method teaching and to use cases to bring their research into the classroom.
Consciousness and free will within the modern physical worldview
For this lecture, neuroscientist Dr Christof Koch will discuss progress achieved in locating the footprints of such conscious experiences to the posterior part of the cerebral cortex, the outermost layer of the brain, introducing a general theory of consciousness, Integrated Information Theory.
The political economy of US polarisation
This talk will examine the developing role of polarisation through the lenses of different political/economic interests and two types of conceptual frameworks: worldviews regarding government and class interests, and a contrast between class-oriented as opposed to ethnic/racial identities.
Relief Chief: Mark Lowcock in conversation with Calum Miller
Mark Lowcock joins Calum Miller to discuss his new book Relief Chief, a behind-the-scenes account of his experience as the world’s most senior humanitarian official – the UN Relief Chief.
Transforming the War on Drugs
This roundtable discussion challenges conventional thinking around the global war on drugs to understand the local impacts of the war.
Reimagining capitalism for a world on fire
Professor Rebecca Henderson discusses the findings of her new book, which attempts to reimagine capitalism so that it is not only an engine of prosperity but also a system that is in harmony with environmental realities, striving for social justice, and the demands of truly democratic institutions.
President Iván Duque of Colombia in conversation with Professor Ngaire Woods
For this special online event, the current President of Colombia joins Dean Ngaire Woods to discuss his new book Camino a Cero (The Road to Zero) on Colombia's journey toward carbon neutrality.
The politics of service delivery: The case of education
Bringing evidence into action, this panel will discuss the political barriers to service delivery in education and how these can be overcome.
Governor Ridwan Kamil of West Java
Facing a complex environment of political pressure and bureaucratic culture Governor Ridwan Kamil of West Java, Indonesia explains how reformist can leaders get elected at the local level, and how they can overcome the challenges of leading reforms.
Is American democracy in danger? How US politics turned tribal and what it means for the future
James Morone puts the current state of American politics in historical perspective and shows what’s new --and what’s not. He explains how old patterns have taken on new forms and reflects on the prospects for democracy in the years ahead.