The Institute for Liberal Studies hosts a variety of seminars, lectures, and conferences. Our flagship events include Freedom WeekSocratic Seminars, and the Liberty Summer Seminar. If you would like to be notified about upcoming events please subscribe to our email newsletter. Unless otherwise noted, all events are free of charge and open to all.

Upcoming Events

 

Daniel Griswold

March 7, 2017 – Ottawa, ON

Daniel Griswold – Canada-US Trade in the Era of Donald Trump (Carleton University)

Daniel Griswold is a Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization. He is a nationally recognized expert on trade and immigration policy.   His talk will begin at 6:00pm at Carleton University in room TB342. Register.

 

Daniel Griswold March 8, 2017 – Ottawa, ON

Daniel Griswold – Canada-US Trade in the Era of Donald Trump (University of Ottawa)

Daniel Griswold is a Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization. He is a nationally recognized expert on trade and immigration policy.   His talk will begin at 11:30am at the University of Ottawa in Fauteaux room 232. Register.

 

Daniel GriswoldMarch 8, 2017 – Kingston, ON

Daniel Griswold – Canada-US Trade in the Era of Donald Trump (Queen’s University)

Daniel Griswold is a Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow and Co-Director of the Program on the American Economy and Globalization. He is a nationally recognized expert on trade and immigration policy.   His talk will begin at 5:30pm at Queen’s University in Room 1103 in the BioSciences Complex. Register.

 

Title503950994March 9, 2017 – Montreal, QC

Peter Jaworski – The Ethics of Immigration (McGill University)

Peter Jaworski is Assistant Teaching Professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. His research focuses on the application of ethical theory to business and markets. In this timely lecture Professor Jaworski will argue that fears about the negative impact of immigrants are often exaggerated. In fact, we may even have an ethical obligation to open our borders to the world. This talk is co-hosted with the Research Group on Constitutional Studies and will take place at 7:00pm in McConnell Engineering, Room 204. Register.

 

March 21, 2017 – Calgary, AB

Mathieu Bedard– Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurship (Mount Royal University) 

Mathieu Bedard is an economist with the Montreal Economic Institute. Dr. Bedard has recently published a paper on the connection between economic freedom and entrepreneurship. His talk will begin at 5:00 p.m. at Mount Royal University in a room TBD. This event is hosted in cooperation with the MRU Financial Students’ Organization. Register.

 

MagetteWadeMarch 22, 2017 – Calgary, AB

Magatte Wade – On Entrepreneurship (University of Calgary) 

Magatte Wade is one of the most notable female entrepreneurs to emerge from Africa. She is passionate about entrepreneurship and creating high-end retail brands based on diverse African traditions that change the perception of Africa. Her talk will begin 4 p.m. at the University of Calgary, room location TBD. This event is hosted in cooperation with the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Calgary, with the generous support of the Hunter Family Foundation

 

March 24, 2017 – Montreal, QC

Peter Mentzel – Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Ludwig von Mises and the National Question in Austria-Hungary

Peter Mentzel is a historian with a PhD from the University of Washington. He joined Liberty Fund as a Senior Fellow in 2008, having previously served as a professor at Utah State University. His presentation, which includes lunch, will take place from 12:00-1:45pm in the faculty club at McGill University. This is a free event, but space is limited. Please email Matt Bufton to inquire about availability.