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The Next Generation with Iain Martin

Speaker: Iain Martin

Date: Tuesday 3 April 2012

Time: 06:00pm - 08:00pm

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Location: Adam Smith Institute, 23 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BL

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Journalist and Telegraph columnist Iain Martin speaks to the ASI's Next Generation on "Why the Tory leadership is making such a mess of things".

This event will be held at the ASI offices on Great Smith St.

Mere libertarianism: Blending Hayek and Rothbard

Speaker: Daniel B. Klein

Date: Tuesday 20 March 2012

Time: 12:30pm - 02:00pm

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Location: Adam Smith Institute, 23 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BL

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Daniel B. Klein is a professor of economics at George Mason University, USA and editor of Econ Journal Watch. His teaching focuses on economic principles, public policy issues, and the liberal tradition of Adam Smith and Friedrich Hayek.

Daniel will be talking on the topic of his paper: 'Mere libertarianism', where he offers a "clear, versatile, and durable definition" of libertarianism as a movement and political persuasion. His new book is Knowledge and Coordination: A Liberal Interpretation, reviewed by the ASI here

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 

Tom Palmer on his book 'The Morality of Capitalism'

Speaker: Tom Palmer

Date: Tuesday 6 March 2012

Time: 06:30pm - 08:30pm

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Location: Harvey Goodwin Suite, Church House Conference Centre, SW1P 3NZ

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Tom Palmer is a libertarian and the Vice President for International Programmes at the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute, and Director of Cato University. He is frequently travelling, delivering lectures on the history of liberty, free trade and peace, individualism, public choice economics, and the moral and legal foundations of individual rights.

Tom will be talking on his most recent book: 'The Morality of Capitalism: What Your Professors Won't Tell You'.

More Sex is Safer Sex - and Other Surprises from Economic Theory

Speaker: Steven Landsburg

Date: Monday 20 February 2012

Time: 06:30pm - 08:30pm

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Location: St. Stephen's Club, 34 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AB

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The bestselling author of More Sex is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics and The Armchair Economist: Economics and Everyday Life should be a crowd-pleaser.  RSVP now, to guarantee a seat.

A talk about how simple principles of economics can have surprising conclusions, with emphasis on the question: "How do you know when the world has too much or too little of something?"

Examples will include "How do we use basic ideas of economics to tell us whether the world has too much or too little pollution?  Too much or too little population growth?  Too much or too little casual sex?".

Will 2012 see the death of freedom and privacy online in Britain?

Speaker: Nick Pickles, Director of Big Brother Watch

Date: Tuesday 7 February 2012

Time: 06:00pm - 06:00pm

Location: St. Stephen's Club, 34 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AB

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The Next Generation group for the under 30s (all those who look older will be asked for full identification, proof of address, proof of date of birth, and whatever else we can come up with) will host Nick Pickles, the new Director of Big Brother Watch.  He will address issues relating to online privacy and freedom.  Free drinks.

Please sign up online at our ASI's The Next Generation group on Facebook, and turn up on the day.

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