The Centre for Global Security and Governance brings together academic experts, policy makers, and students from across the University of Aberdeen, the United Kingdom, and the globe to define, analyse, and propose remedies to the most pressing security and governance challenges the world faces in the 21st century. CGSG's expertise includes radicalisation, conflict and security, democracy and (in)stability, development, and sustainability.


Upcoming Events 

‘The State of the Union: 

A German Perspective on the EU on the Eve of the Brexit Referendum – A Conversation with Alexander Goerlach’

Goerlach will give a short talk, followed by a conversation between Alexander Goerlach and Thomas Weber, which will then be opened up to the floor.

Date & time: Tuesday, 21 June, 4 pm – 5.30 pm

Location: University of Aberdeen, Sir Duncan Rice Library, Meeting Room 1 (7th floor)

Open to all (Attendees without University of Aberdeen ID cards are asked to register for this event via email – t.weber@abdn.ac.uk - by 11 am on 21 June to ensure access to the Sir Duncan Rice Library).


The 2016 U.S. presidential race: A U.S. political veteran, television presenter, and Aberdeen PhD student breaks it down’?

Speaker: Robert Traynham, PhD student, History Department & Vice President, Communication, Bipartisan Policy Center

Date: Monday, 25 Jan. 2016, 11 am – 12 pm

Location: King’s College, KQG5 Auditorium

Open to all. 


Please also take a look at our extensive interview with Robert Traynham on the left.