Civil Society

To date, STI's Civil Society branch has held the following Experts Meetings:


STI Experts Meetings

The Future of Global Governance

Geneva, Switzerland | February 9-10, 2018
Has there been a significant change in the architecture of global governance? To the degree that there has been broad and identifiable change, what are the chief causes? And what are the effects of these changes? Do they make it more difficult or easier to solve global governance problems?

Cultural Diversity and International Order

Barcelona, Spain | March 30-April 1, 2017
Experts in International Relations, Sociology, History, Political Theory and Law will explore the critical relationship between cultural diversity and international order by bridging disciplinary boundaries.

Transforming Global Governance

Barcelona | December 1-3, 2016
The workshop is intended to bring together scholars to explore whether there has been a change in the organization of global governance, what has produced this change, and whether this change is good or bad for achieving progress on the world’s most pressing global issues. 

Intention & Double Effect: Theoretical and Practical Challenges

Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN | March 6-8, 2014
This Experts Meeting brought together a group of scholars from North America and Europe to discuss the role that intention, foresight, and proportionality play in theoretical and practical determinations of moral or legal fault.

What Society Needs from Media in the Age of Digital Communication

October 3-5, 2013 – Oxford, UK
The meeting, held at Balliol College at Oxford, explored how the changing media environment created by proliferation of media platforms and providers is affecting the kind of information and entertainment the public receives. Director of Oxford University's Reuters Institute, Robert Picard, served as Academic Director.