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1 Gender, violence and vulnerability: Examining the politics of protection in the current refugee 'crisis' Examining the ways in which gender has been used as a category of analysis in the current refugee 'crisis', and whether in effect international organisations, NGOs, and EU governments have really offered any protection to victims of gender violence Jane Freedman 05 Dec 2016
2 Creative Commons Book Launch: 'Citizens' Wealth' Author Angela Cummine gives a brief overview of her book on Sovereign Wealth Funds: what they are, and who actually owns them. Angela Cummine, Charles Conn 29 Sep 2016
3 Creative Commons There Ain't No 'e' in PPE - How do we fill the digital skills gap at the top levels of government and politics? Interview with Tom Steinberg on the topics of his talk "There Ain't No 'e' in PPE - How do we fill the digital skills gap at the top levels of government and politics?" Tom Steinberg 09 Jan 2015
4 Accountability and Globalisation Panel 6 from the Human Rights and the Post-2015 Agenda Conference. The views expressed in this presentation are personal and not those of the individual’s institution. Fiona de Londras, Kate Donald 15 Dec 2014
5 The Major Assumptions of Evidence-Based Policy: Bringing Empirical Evidence to Bear The Sidney Ball Memorial Lecture 2014 given by Professor Tom Cook. Tom Cook 04 Nov 2014
6 Creative Commons Searching for Reflective Armed Forces: A Lithuanian Civil-Military Relations Perspective CCW Visiting Fellow, Deividas Slekys analyses civil-military relations, using Lithuania as a case study. Deividas Slekys 01 Apr 2014
7 Creative Commons Rise of the Operaters Discussion of Internet surveillance, parliamentary oversight of security services, the Digital Economy Act, communications data, and government data sharing. Mike Bracken 17 Jan 2014
8 Why is Britain so Badly Governed Sir Ivor Crewe, Master of University College, Oxford gives the Durham Club Lecture 2013 on 29th October 2013. Sir Ivor Crewe 06 Nov 2013
9 What the World Needs Now from the Environmental Movement Dr Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, gives a talk for the Oxford Alumni Weekend 2013. Kumi Naidoo 03 Oct 2013
10 New Questions in Regulation: Regulatory Capture Revisited Max Watson, a former Director of the Central Bank of Ireland and senior official of the IMF, argues that the capture of regulators by the financial sector led to 'serious trespasses against the public interest in the last two decades.'. Max Watson, Chris Decker, Robert Baldwin, Karen Yeung 06 Mar 2013
11 New Questions in Regulation - Panel Discussion Max Watson, a former Director of the Central Bank of Ireland and senior official of the International Monetary Fund, heads an expert panel to assess the fallout of the financial crisis and propose new regulatory approaches to tackle the underlying causes. Max Watson, Chris Decker, Robert Baldwin, Karen Yeung 06 Mar 2013
12 IPP 2012 (Big Data): Welcome and Plenary Panel Panellists discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by big data for research and public policy-making at the conference "IPP2012: Big Data: Big Challenges". Lance Bennett, Theo Bertram, Helen Margetts, Patrick McSharry 02 Jan 2013
13 IPP 2012 (Big Data) Keynote: Nigel Shadbolt Nigel Shadbolt discusses the opportunities and challenges posed by big data for research and public policy-making during his opening keynote of the conference "IPP2012: Big Data: Big Challenges". Nigel Shadbolt 02 Jan 2013
14 Creative Commons IPP 2012 (Big Data) Keynote: Duncan Watts Duncan Watts discusses the opportunities and challenges posed by big data for research and public policy-making during his opening keynote of the conference "IPP2012: Big Data: Big Challenges". Duncan Watts 02 Jan 2013
15 More News is Good News: Democracy and Media in India Prannoy Roy, director of New Delhi Television, gives a lecture on the history of NDTV and Indian television and the part democracy and rulership has played it's development. Prannoy Roy, John Lloyd, Daya Thussu, Geert Linnebank 29 Nov 2012
16 Creative Commons 11. Does Government belong in the bedroom? There are many examples, from the ancient world to Nazi Germany, of attempts to protect or to increase the birth rate and hence population size. Slides to accompany Prof David Coleman's talk on birth control from governments. David Coleman 18 Jul 2012
17 Creative Commons The People's Planet: Reconnecting climate science, climate policy and reality Myles Allen (Professor of Geosystem Science, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics) delivers his inaugural lecture on 28 Nov 2011. Myles Allen 07 Feb 2012
18 Creative Commons The People's Planet: Reconnecting climate science, climate policy and reality Myles Allen (Professor of Geosystem Science, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics) delivers his inaugural lecture on 28 Nov 2011. Myles Allen 07 Feb 2012
19 Creative Commons Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Professor Saskia Sassen delivers the keynote speech of the 'Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives' conference held by the Anglo-German State of the State Fellowship Programme on 21st May 2011. Saskia Sassen 05 Jan 2012
20 Creative Commons Governing the 21st Century: Oxford's new Blavatnik School of Government With a generous donation from Len Blavatnik, the new Blavatnik School of Government has been set up. Professor Ngaire Woods explains the history and progress of this bold and high-profile new school. Ngaire Woods 21 Oct 2011
21 Creative Commons In the Pursuit of Purity, reflections on the BBC Mark Damazer, Master of St Peter's Collge and Former Controller of BBC Radio 4 and John Lloyd, give a talk for the Reuters Institute on 14th June 2011. Mark Damazer, John Lloyd 19 Jul 2011
22 Creative Commons The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn. Stefan Bird-Pollan 06 Jul 2011
23 Creative Commons Opinion Formation and Democratic Legitimacy Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University) delivers this lecture on government, opinion formation, the media and direct democracy as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme, given by Creative media and direct democracy. Nadia Urbanati 06 Jul 2011
24 Creative Commons Globalisation, Inequality, and the State Thomas Pogge (Yale University) presents this lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme, given by on May 24th, 2011. Thomas Pogge 06 Jul 2011
25 Fiscal Policy in an Emerging Market Economy Former Chilean Minister of Finance and Fellow of the Center for International Development at Harvard, Andres Velasco, delivered a lecture on the subject 'Fiscal policy in natural resource intensive countries: some theory and the experience of Chile.'. Andrés Velasco 10 May 2011
26 Creative Commons Government and press relations in South Africa Seminar delivered by Professor Anton Harber, Caxton Professor of Journalism and Media Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and visiting fellow, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford. Anton Harber 04 Mar 2011
27 Creative Commons Living with the Coalition - 2 Schools Professor Chris Husbands, Director of the Institute of Education, University of London, gives a talk examining how the policies and practice of the new Coalition government affect the schools system. Chris Husbands 28 Feb 2011
28 Creative Commons Living with the Coalition - The Health System Sir John Tooke gives a lecture at Green Templeton College on 17th January 2011 entitled 'Living with the Coalition - The Health System. Sir John Tooke 08 Feb 2011
29 The History of Modern Constitutionalism This lecture establishes the ten essentials of modern constitutionalism, as first developed in the Virginia Declaration of Rights of 1776. Horst Dipple 22 Nov 2010
30 Creative Commons The Idea of the State: a Genealogy Quentin Skinner gives a genealogy of the modern state, arguing that we should not understand the state simply as the government, but rather as a fictional person, enabling us to explain such things as shared responsibility for debt over generations. Quentin Skinner 11 May 2010
31 Creative Commons 2.4 John Locke Part 2.4. Introduction to the philosophy of John Locke, 'England's first Empiricist', he also gives a very simplistic definition of Empiricism; we obtain knowledge through experience of the world, through sensory data (what we see, hear, etc). Peter Millican 16 Mar 2010
32 Mandelson: Enterprise-led Recovery Lord Peter Mandelson gave a key-note speech following an invitation by the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Said Business School. Lord Peter Mandelson 10 Dec 2009
33 The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture? Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. Manuel Castells 09 Nov 2009
34 Mandelson: Enterprise-led Recovery Lord Peter Mandelson gave a key-note speech following an invitation by the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Said Business School. Lord Peter Mandelson 30 Oct 2009
35 Internet Governance and Regulation: The Future of the Internet - and How to Stop It What lies around the corner for the Internet .. and how do we avoid it? How can we study and affect the future of the Internet using the distributed power of the network itself? This is Jonathan Zittrain's inaugural lecture at the University of Oxford. Jonathan Zittrain 09 Oct 2009
36 Internet Governance and Regulation: The Future of the Internet - and How to Stop It What lies around the corner for the Internet .. and how do we avoid it? How can we study and affect the future of the Internet using the distributed power of the network itself? This is Jonathan Zittrain's inaugural lecture at the University of Oxford. Jonathan Zittrain 09 Oct 2009
37 Through the Network (of Networks): The Fifth Estate The Internet and web are creating a new space for networking people, information and other resources: this has the potential to become an important 'fifth estate' to support greater accountability in politics, the media and other institutional arenas. William Dutton 12 Sep 2008
38 Freedom from Oil Based on his book, Freedom from Oil, Sandalow gives a public lecture which draws on both his government experience and energy expertise to explore options, shape solutions and create national policy to address the United States' oil addiction. David Sandalow 14 Apr 2008