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Coronavirus Event Cancellations

We’re sorry to announce that the public lecture by James C. Scott and seminar by Barak Richman due on March 17 and 26 are now canceled following College policy in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Check back on our website and social media for new developments as they arise.

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Spring Events

Join us for upcoming events with Jon Elster (Columbia), Mario Rizzo (NYU), Bernardo Zacka (MIT), Sheilagh Ogilvie (Cambridge), Larry Bartels (Vanderbilt), Roger Schoenman (UC Santa Cruz) and Gary Cox (Stanford).

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2019 Events

We look forward to seeing you at our 2019 seminars and public lectures on the cutting edge debates in governance. Speakers this year include Jon Elster, Cristina Bicchieri, William Easterly, Elizabeth Anderson, Gary Cox, Larry Bartels, and more. Check out the full schedule below and mark your calendars.

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November and December Seminars

Join us for three upcoming seminars on governance under colonial rule in Africa, the predatory theory of the state, and polycentric public reason. Our guests include Dr. Liya Palagashvili of the State University of New York and NYU, Dr. Ilia Murtazashvili of the University of Pittsburgh, and Dr. Brian Kogelmann of the University of Maryland.

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Get the Governance Podcast on Spotify

Brought to you by our team at King’s College London, The Governance Podcast is now available on Spotify! Subscribe today and get access to conversations about governance with leading social scientists and philosophers from around the world. Stay tuned for new episodes throughout the fall and spring of 2018.

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October Events

Join us this October at King’s College London for an exciting lineup of talks by leading social scientists, including Professors Bart Wilson, Dominic Parker, Barry Weingast and Herbert Gintis.

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The Governance Podcast Now Available on iTunes

The Governance Podcast is now available on Itunes! Subscribe today and get access to conversations on governance with top social scientists and philosophers around the world, brought to you proudly by our team at King’s College London. Stay tuned for exciting new episodes throughout summer 2018.

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Welcome to CSGS

Welcome to the Centre for the Study of Governance and Society (CSGS) at the Department of Political Economy! We are thrilled to extend this invitation to engage with our scholarship through our new website, events and upcoming podcast series…