Speakers

Thursday Speaker : Jan Iwanik

Dr Jan Iwanik is one of the “new regulars” at the Rose and Crown meetup and is a personable and well mannered guy. Like most people that come, he rarely speaks about his profession. There is an understanding, at our regular gathering, that arguments stand and fall on their merits not on the authority of…

Thursday Speaker: Aiden P Gregg

Our speaker for Thursday is an academic psychologist who wants to talk about a very specific psychological problem in a great deal of depth. “Oh god really?” I hear you cry? “Is this going to be some kind of post-modern lefty bollocks about people’s relationships with their fathers?”. An understandable concern, so let’s deal with…

Video: Hacking at Hierarchy

Adriana’s talk offered less in the way of practical solutions than I might have liked and less perhaps than the write-up promised, but this did not diminish a fascinating talk by someone clearly absorbed in her topic. The following write up is based, in order of importance, on her notes which were quite thorough and…

Monday speaker: Steve Davies, PhD

For some “individualism” is a dirty word, an intellectual excuse for greed; for others it is the intellectual tradition that ended the slave trade and is the key to freedom in our time. Which is it? On Monday Historian Steve Davies will relay the history of this tradition; chart its waxing and waning popularity, and…

Thursday Speaker: Adriana Lukas

While Adriana would politely disclaim it, anyone who’s adopted the libertarian label in the last decade will have heard of Adriana Lukas through her presence on Samizdata; one of the oldest group blogs around and one which remains a top ranked website. In fact, it’s part of the first quarter of a million of websites…

Thursday speaker: Michael Rudd

Most of the regular readers here will know Michael one way or another. Either as the easy going regular at the monthly meetup or that bloke with the yellow flag at Rally Against Debt. Michael also spoke at our highly successful Open Mic Night on the topic of Gold and speculated about whether there was…