Forthcoming virtual & in-person


Forthcoming Events


Adama Dieng & Prof Andrew Thompson in Conversation: 'The United Nations and the prevention of mass atrocities in the 21st Century: some challenges and opportunities'

9th October 2023: 5:00pm   Registration Required
Online & Oxford Martin School

Adama Dieng, former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, July 2012 to July 2020, will discuss the UN's role in the global collective responsibility to prevent genocide and other mass atrocities.

James Martin Memorial lecture: 'Time To Look Up – in conversation with Rt Hon Sir Alok Sharma about the climate crisis'

26th October 2023: 5:00pm   Registration Required
The Sheldonian

After a summer of extreme heatwaves, devastating wildfires and deadly flooding across the world, all made worse by climate change, the Rt Hon Sir Alok Sharma, President of COP26 in Glasgow 2021, will discuss the ongoing climate crisis with Director of the Oxford Martin School, Professor Sir Charles Godfray.


'Health misinformation: the barriers to its recognition by consumers and the limits to the concept of medical “truth”' with Dr Olessia Koltsova

16th November 2023: 5:00pm   Registration Required
Online & Oxford Martin School

As mass communications facilitate the dissemination of messages, both true and false, wrong or inaccurate medical information is increasingly leading to large-scale social consequences.

Book talk: 'The Power of Platforms: Shaping Media and Society' with Prof Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

21st November 2023: 12:30pm   Registration Required
Online & Oxford Martin School

More people today get news via Facebook and Google than from any news organisation in history, and smaller platforms like X serve news to more users than all but the biggest media companies.