Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance Speaker Series

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance hosts a Speaker Series to bring together academics and other professionals to present their latest work and experience on a wide range of topics.

The Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance Speaker Series is back for the 2021/22 academic year.

Take a look below at the events and speakers that are lined up for this year.

Semester 1 events

Date Time Title Speaker
18 October 2021 1:30pm

Polycentric Pioneers: Climate Change Leadership in Europe

Dr Paul Tobin

University of Manchester

19 November 2021 3pm

Rethinking Environmental  Security: From Stockholm to Glasgow

Professor Simon Dalby

Wilfrid Laurier University

9 December 2021 4pm

Feminist Economics and Global Development; Gender and International Trade

Professor Elissa Braunstein

Colorado State University

16 December 2021 11am

Health Diplomacy: Diplomatic Cooperation in Times of Crises

Dr Dorina Baltag

Loughborough University London

Sabrina Luh

Maastricht University and United Nations University


Further event infomation and infomation about our speakers can be found by selecting the title of each of the events above.

All events will be hosted online via Microsoft Teams. 

Book your place

Current Loughborough students and staff: If you haven't already received an invitation with the meeting link, you may register to attend by emailing Tatevik Mnatskanyan at

If you are outside Loughborough University and would like to attend, please make a request by emailing Tatevik Mnatskanyan at, indicating your full name and affiliation.

Semester 2

Further infomation about the events taking place in Semester 2 will be announced shortly. Please keep checking this page for further updates.


Want to find out about previous speakers?

Take a look at the full schedule of events and speakers that took place as part of the 2020/21 Institute for Diplomacy and Intenational Governance Speaker Series here. 

Find out more