Understanding think tanks

Think tanks are a difficult subject of study. The definition of a think tank is a heavily contested issue and a topic for heated conversations. To understand what they are we must first understand their origins and evolution over time as well as their context and their relationship with it.

There articles offer an insight into think tanks, their relationships with each other and with other actors, and into the very different contexts in which they thrive around the world.

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School for Thinktankers 2023


Join us at the School for Thinktankers 2023! After two years online, we’re happy to return to an in-person one-week programme in Brussels.  The School is designed to develop your think tank skills and prepare...

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New and young think tanks play an important role in devising innovative and evidence-informed solutions to the complex challenges facing the world today.  But, as young and emerging organisations, there is a lot to...

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