The Institute for Liberal hosts a variety of events comprising campus seminars, lectures, conference, and Socratic Seminars. 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


luther-rndOctober 30, 2014

Can Bitcoin Survive? – Ottawa, ON

With Professor William Luther (Kenyon College). Courtyard Marriott (350 Dalhousie Street), 12:00-1:30pm – lunch will be served. Register.




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Why Israel Kirzner Won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Economics (or, why he should have won) – Ottawa, ON

With Professor Peter Boettke (George Mason University). Hosted with the University of Ottawa Liberty Society. University of Ottawa, Morriset 219, 4:00-5:30PM.



November 20, 2014

Topic TBA – Ottawa, ON

With Professor Antony Davies (Duquesne University). Hosted with University of Ottawa Students for Liberty. Time and location TBA.


davies_rndNovember 20, 2014

Measuring Economic Freedom (and Why it Matters) – Ottawa, ON

With Professor Antony Davies (Duquesne University). Hosted with the Carleton Economics Department and the Carleton Economics Society. Pizza reception at 6:00PM in Tory Building Foyer, talk to follow at 6:45PM in TB 340..


mcmahon rndNovember 25, 2014

Measuring Economic Freedom (and Why It Matters) – Montreal, QC

With Fred McMahon (Fraser Institute). Hosted with Liberty @ McGill. Time and location TBA.