News and Events

The Democracy and Governance Program frequently hosts and sponsors events that bring together prominent scholars, political activists, and policymakers. For information about the full range of events offered by Georgetown University click here

Upcoming Events

2020 Democracy & Governance Career Panel (new window)
Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 – 5:00pm ET

Government Department B.A./M.A. Programs Info Session (new window)
Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 – 2:00pm ET

Are you a Georgetown undergraduate interested in accelerating your path to a graduate degree? Join us to learn more about your options for our B.A./M.A. program in Democracy & Governance, as well as similar programs in American Government and Conflict Resolution.

Recent and Past Events

Government Department M.A. Programs Info Session (new window)
Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 – 2:00pm ET

Thinking about grad school? Join us for a virtual information session featuring the Democracy & Governance M.A. Program, as well as our sister programs in American Government and Conflict Resolution.

Georgetown Town Hall: How Can We Turn Back the Hands of the Doomsday Clock?
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

The D&G program is pleased to co-sponsor a special event featuring former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, former Irish President and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, former Governor of California Jerry Brown, and the President and CEO of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Rachel Bronson. 


Book Talk with Larry Diamond
Wednesday, November 6th, 3:00pm

Join us as Larry Diamond discusses his new book Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russian Rage, Chinese Ambition, and American Complacency.

The Challenges of Governance in Conflict Zones:
An event with Libyan National Oil Corp. Chairman Mustafa Sanalla
Thursday, October 17th, 12:00pm

Democracy & Governance Career Panel
Thursday, October 24th, 5:30pm