Tag Archive for Events

April events

Dates for your diary: 10th April 7pm- The Westminster Village Pub Quiz- The Freedom Association’s monthly event at the Old Star pub. Max 5 per team,  £2 to enter and each member of the winning team will receive a bottle of Freedom Lager! 18th April- The Euro ‘end game’?- The IEA and Bloomberg host a lunch…

IEA event: How China Became Capitalist

Coase jacket

In my inbox today: How China Became Capitalist 26 April 2012, 6.30pm IEA, 2 Lord North Street, London, SW1 (door on Great Peter Street) How did China become capitalist, and will she remain so? The growth of a form of capitalism in China is one of the major economic events of the post-war period. Even…

February events

I fear I have been letting the side down recently, for various reasons I haven’t posted much here lately. To make amends here’s a quick update on some events coming up this month that may be of interest. Tuesday 7th (Tomorrow!): The Adam Smith Institute are having their monthly Next Generation event entitled ‘Will 2012 see…

IEA event: In Conversation with Rt Hon David Laws MP

Another event next week that might be of interest (though it clashes with the ASI’s talk by Detlev Schlichter): The Institute of Economic Affairs is delighted to be hosting this special evening event where Mark Littlewood, Director General of the IEA, will quiz the Rt Hon David Laws MP face-to-face on issues ranging from the…

TFA Christmas pub quiz- 06/12/11

As usual the Freedom Association have a number of interesting events coming up, but this one in particular caught my eye: We have something special for you on the 6th December… Come and join us for the usual drinking and (relatively) light-hearted competition for The Freedom Association’s Christmas pub quiz. With a variety of different…

Detlev Schlichter on “Paper Money Collapse”

An upcomming event hosted by the Adam Smith Institute: Detlev S. Schlichter will talk about his book “Paper Money Collapse”: All paper money systems in history have ended in failure. Either they collapsed in chaos, or society returned to commodity money before that could happen. Drawing upon novel new research, Paper Money Collapse conclusively illustrates…

Upcomming Event: The Battle of Ideas

Two days of debates organised by the Institute of Ideas and hosted by the Royal College of Arts. Some topics that might be of interest include: Ferraris for All: in defence of economic progress and Cowardly Capitalism Can social democracy survive the 21st century? Is big business ruining food? Interns or slave labour?   And many…

Anyone free this weekend?

I saw in tonight’s Evening Standard that the usual suspects are planning on occupying the London Stock Exchange this weekend. Given how the city is always a ghost town on a Saturday I really have to wonder what they hope to achieve, though it will be interesting to see how the media coverage compares with…

Remember, Remember the 5th of November

An event I got invited to today by facebook:   ‘November the 5th, otherwise known as Guy Fawkes Night, is a significant date in English history and one that Libertarians and Anarchists hold close to their hearts as well. Whilst most celebrate this as the date when King James I survived the terrorist gunpowder plot…

Upcoming Event: The Profit Motive in Education

The Institute of Economic Affairs invites you to the inaugural E.G. West Memorial Lecture: The Profit Motive in Education Date: 19 October 2011, 6.15pm-7:45pm Location: Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London SW1P 3NZ 

 Leading education expert Professor James Tooley, of Newcastle University, will deliver the E.G. West Memorial Lecture. In his address, Professor Tooley…