Past Public Lectures

Peter Arcidiacono, Duke University: Hayek Lecture, "Legacy and Athlete Preferences at Harvard"

Peter Arcidiacono, Duke University: Hayek Lecture, "Legacy and Athlete Preferences at Harvard"
Public Lecture
Monday, November 18, 2019
4:45 pm
Location: 139 Social Sciences

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, New York University: Hayek Lecture, "The Game of Worms: Europe's Secularization and Economic Ascent Centuries Before Luther"

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, New York University: Hayek Lecture, "The Game of Worms: Europe's Secularization and Economic Ascent Centuries Before Luther"
Public Lecture
Thursday, October 17, 2019
4:45 pm
Location: 139 Social Sciences

In this lecture, Professor Bueno de Mesquita will question the impact of the Protestant Reformation, arguing that it was not a major driver either of northern Europe's economic success or of the decline of Roman Catholicism's sway in Europe. Rather, both, along with Europe's secularization and creation of sovereign states, were predictable products of the Concordat of Worms (1122).

Jonathan Anomaly, Hayek Lecture, "Editing Embryos: Private Choices and Public Goods"

Jonathan Anomaly, Hayek Lecture, "Editing Embryos: Private Choices and Public Goods"
Public Lecture
Monday, April 15, 2019
4:30 pm
Location: 130 Social Psychology

Hayek Lecture, "Economic Freedom and the Wealth and Health of Nations," Robert Lawson, Southern Methodist University

Hayek Lecture, "Economic Freedom and the Wealth and Health of Nations," Robert Lawson, Southern Methodist University
Public Lecture
Monday, February 4, 2019
4:30
Location: 130 Social Psychology

Hayek Lecture Series- "Captured Economy," Steve Teles, Johns Hopkins University

Hayek Lecture Series- "Captured Economy," Steve Teles, Johns Hopkins University
Public Lecture
Monday, October 22, 2018
5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

Hayek Lecture Series: "Free Market Liberalism is Humane," Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago

Hayek Lecture Series: "Free Market Liberalism is Humane," Deirdre McCloskey, University of Illinois at Chicago
Public Lecture
Thursday, February 22, 2018
5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

Deirdre McCloskey taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago from 2000 to 2015 in economics, history, English, and communication. A well-known economist and historian and rhetorician, she has written 17 books and around 400 scholarly pieces on topics ranging from technical economics and statistical theory to transgender advocacy and the ethics of the bourgeois virtues. She is known as a “conservative” economist, Chicago-School style (she taught in the Economics Department there from 1968 to 1980, and in History), but protests that “I’m a literary, quantitative,...

Hayek Lecture Series: "Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and the Origins of the Administrative State," Tim Leonard, Princeton University

Hayek Lecture Series: "Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and the Origins of the Administrative State," Tim Leonard, Princeton University
Public Lecture
Thursday, January 25, 2018
5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

Hayek Lecture Series: "Tomorrow 3.0: The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of the New Economy," Mike Munger, Duke University

Hayek Lecture Series: "Tomorrow 3.0: The Philosophy, Politics, and Economics of the New Economy," Mike Munger, Duke University
Public Lecture
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
4:30 pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

Hayek Lecture Series: "The Role of Intellectual Property in a Thriving Innovation Economy," Adam Mossoff, GMU

Hayek Lecture Series: "The Role of Intellectual Property in a Thriving Innovation Economy," Adam Mossoff, GMU
Public Lecture
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
4:30 pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

Adam Mossoff is a Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University

Founder and Co-Director of Academic Programs, Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property (CPIP)

https://www.law.gmu.edu/faculty/directory/fulltime/mossoff_adam

Hayek Lecture Series: "Pharmaceutical Freedom," Jessica Flanigan, University of Richmond

Hayek Lecture Series: "Pharmaceutical Freedom," Jessica Flanigan, University of Richmond
Public Lecture
Monday, March 27, 2017
5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences 139

This public lecture is sponsored by the Center for the History of Political Economy, the program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, and the program in American Values and Institutions at Duke University.The series is supported by a grant from the Thomas W. Smith Foundation.

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