Two Liberty Seminars at Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

Article published on June 25, 2009
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Article published on June 25, 2009
Seminar I Liberty Camp is a week-long seminar that actively explores the historical, philosophical and economic foundations of a free society through engaging lectures, small group discussions, movie screenings, debates and presentations. In an intellectually stimulating environment, develop a deeper understanding of the challenges facing Europe today.
Explore and discuss a range of issues:

the origins, meaning and theories of individual civil and economic rights the rule of law and property rights in a free society government’s powers and its limitations theories of justice the nature of a liberal democracy ways of strengthening civil society

Who should apply? College students or recent graduates from the Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe who are interested in the proper workings of a free society.

When? September 16-22, 2009

Where? Hostel pod Voglom, Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

Tentative Agenda is available here.

Seminar II

Freedom and Transition is a unique week-long seminar, dedicated to the advanced study of liberty in European transition countries.

Debates and lectures will take you beyond the basic principles of classical liberal thought, while examining the breadth and depth of two decades of economic and political developments in post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe. Join other intellectually curious individuals in applying classical liberal insights into the range of transition issues including:

economic and political institutions informal rules, the rule of law, and economic growth governance and corruption public sector transparency public choice theory markets and morality crony capitalism failed vs. successful privatization privatization

Who should apply? Graduate students, junior scholars, young professionals and advanced undergraduate students from the Balkans and Central and Eastern Europe who are... READ MORE...