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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Protected: On Think Tanks Conference 2018

University of Bath in London, 83 Pall Mall, London

The On Think Tanks Conference is an opportunity to bring together thinktankers, think tank scholars, policy entrepreneurs and think tanks funders from around the world to share experiences, present their research,...

February 13, 2018

Winterschool for Thinktankers 2018 – Geneva

Think Tank Hub, Geneva

The  Winterschool for Thinktankers is a unique opportunity for young and proactive individuals to develop their knowledge and understanding of think tanks and to prepare themselves to become future policy...

February 4, 2018

Semana de la Evidencia 2017

Latin America

Los invitamos a ser parte de la Semana de la Evidencia 2017. El pasado octubre celebramos la primera #SemanadelaEvidencia en el Perú. Más de 1,200 participantes, 110 ponentes, 30 eventos y 40 organizadores...

October 16, 2017

Politics, fake news and the post-truth era

The Edge Arts Lecture Theatre, University of Bath

The Institute for Policy Research’s 2017 symposium Politics, Fake News and the Post-Truth Era will examine public policy and politics in the current age of disruption, when established norms of democratic debate...

September 14, 2017
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