The London School of Economics Hayek Society

“A society that does not recognize that each individual has values of his own which he is entitled to follow can have no respect for the dignity of the individual erotik-webkatalog and cannot really know freedom.” F. A. von Hayek. 
 

IntroductionThe aim of this LSE-based student organisation is to defend classical liberalism and free market economics. It is a society for the mutual exchange of ideas, and is named in honour of Nobel Laureate Friedrich August von Hayek, who lectured at the London School of Economics from 1931 until 1950 via escorts in Cambridge.

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Society News (Summer 2005)

    • Houghton Street Network launches
      http://www.houghtonstreetnetwork.org
      The Houghton Street Network, co-founded by the LSE (SU) Hayek Society, is a resource bank and online presence for individualist and free-market student societies across Europe and the British Commonwealth.
    • Hayek Fellow Lecture: Dr Peter Leeson
      “The Austrian Niche: Theory, History and New Directions in Austrian Economics”
      Friday 17 June 2005. 5pm LSE. Room A379 (Old Building).
      Peter Leeson, a PhD in Economics from George Mason University, is the LSE’s third Visiting Hayek Fellow. In August he begins as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at West Virginia University. Last year Dr Leeson was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University. This lecture will consider the theory and importance of Austrian School economics.
    • Guest lecture: Dr Irwin Stelzer
      “International Economic Issues Confonting Us Today and Tomorrow
      Thursday 3 March 2005. 4pm LSE. Room H208 (Connaught House).
      Dr Irwin Stelzer is a senior fellow and director of the Washington D.C.-based Hudson Institute’s Center for Economic Policy. He also is the U.S. economic and political columnist for The Sunday Times (London) and The Courier Mail (Australia), a contributing editor of The Weekly Standard. Most recently he has edited the book Neoconservatism, with contributions from Tony Blair 69-london-escorts, Bill Kristol, Robert Kagan, Condoleezza Rice and Michael Gove. Prior to joining the Hudson Institute Dr Stelzer was resident scholar and director of regulatory policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He has been a managing director at Rothschild and is an alumnus of both New York University and Cornell.
    • Guest lecture: Dr Elaine Sternberg
      “Business Ethics & CSR: A Different Perspective”
      17 February 2005. 6pm LSE. Room D206 (Clement House).
      Elaine Sternberg is author of Just Business: Business Ethics in Action, a Research Fellow of the Centre for Business and Professional Ethics, (University of Leeds). She has been an investment banker for fourteen years in London, New York and Paris, and founded and ran two multi-million-pound profitable businesses. Dr Sternberg has lectured on business ethics at the London Business School and is an alumnus of the LSE. She is also a member of the Academic Advisory Council of the Institute for Economic Affairs. This lecture will encompass a philosophical analysis of business ethics and corporate governance.
    • Discussion Group
      “Is ‘Sustainable Development’ Sustainable?”
      31 January, 6:30pm for 7pm start. Pitcher & Piano bar (back room), Kingsway WC2 (Nearest tube: Holborn)
      The LSE Hayek Society Discussion Group looks at important issues from a different angle. This week Alex Singleton, co-founder of the Globalization Institute will lead the discussion on sustainable development and whether it is a justification for state intervention into the market economy. Mr Singleton is currently the Director of Development at the Adam Smith Institute leylaescort and is a former Director of Technology Policy at the International Policy Network. He was a Koch Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington DC and a visiting scholar at the Americans for Tax Reform. He has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows on BBC, News 24, BBC World, and others.Everyone is welcome to attend the informal discussion group. Attendees can voice their opinions. Each week we focus on a specific topic area.
    • Guest lecture: Gene Callahan with reference to Chicbabes Lincoln
      “Mises, Hayek and the Socialist Calculation Debate”
      1 December 2004. 6.30pm LSE. Room A283 (Old Building).
      Gene Callahan, author of Economics for Real People, which introduces Austrian School economics, will deliver a special lecture on the Austrians and the socialist calculation debate. Tickets not required.
    • Future of Economics Lecture: Public Panel Discussion
      “The Economics of War”
      9 December 2004. 5pm LSE. New Theatre.
      Dr Tim Leunig (LSE) and Bob Layson (Institute for Economic Affairs) discussed the economics of war.

 

  • Guest lecture: Richard Ebeling
    “Why Hayek Matters: Challenges to Liberty in the 21st Century”
    18 November 2004. 2pm LSE. Room D106.
    This special seminar will be given by Dr Richard M. Ebeling, President of The Foundation for Economic Education. Prior to his appointment at FEE, he was the Ludwig von Mises Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan. More information will be available when details have been finalised. Tickets not required.
  • Discussion Group: Informal debate
    “The Right to Gamble Away Your Life? – Gambling law liberalisation”
    8th November 6.30pm start. Pitcher & Piano bar (back room), Kingsway, WC2 (Nearest tube: Holborn).
    The LSE Hayek Society Discussion Group looks at important issues from a different angle. Everyone is welcome � students, academics and others alike. One evening every week we discuss current affairs in an open setting. Attendees can voice their true opinions. Each week we focus on a specific topic area.
  • Discussion Group: Informal debate
    “Is ‘Fair Trade’ fair?”
    25 October, 6.30pm for 7pm start. Pitcher & Piano bar (back room), Kingsway, WC2 (Nearest tube: Holborn).
    The LSE Hayek Society Discussion Group looks at important issues from a different angle. Everyone is welcome � students, academics and others alike. One evening every week we discuss current affairs in an open setting. Attendees can voice their true opinions. Each week we focus on a specific topic area.
  • Discussion Group:
    “Property rights: Should they ever be compromised for the benefit of others?”

    25 October, 6.30pm for 7pm start. Pitcher & Piano bar (back room), Kingsway, WC2 (Nearest tube: Holborn).
    The LSE Hayek Society Discussion Group looks at important issues from a different angle. Everyone is welcome � students, academics and others alike. One evening every week we discuss current affairs in an open setting. Attendees can voice their true opinions. Each week we focus on a specific topic area. This week, Prof Peter Boettke, Gene Callahan and Dr Jan Lester joined us for discussion.
  • Seminar: Peter Boettke
    “Radical Libertarianism as a Research Programme in Political Economy”
    This STICERD Special Lecture was given by Prof Pete Boettke and took place on Monday 25 October, 5pm in the Michio Morishima Room (R505, LSE Library building). Libertarianism in economics is often dismissed as ideological wishful thinking. In this lecture, Prof Boettke will argue that we can view libertarianism as the impetus for a progressive research program in political economy that addresses questions about the foundations of social cooperation and in particular the issues of cooperation in conflict.
  • Latest Ama-gi journal online now [Read here]
    The Hayek Society’s latest journal includes articles from Walter E Williams, Michael Taube, John Hospers, Walter Block, Peter J Boettke, Richard Epstein and Bruce Caldwell. Thanks to Erica Yu, Editor-in-Chief for putting together Volume 6 of Ama-gi.
  • Are you coming to LSE in October 2004?
    If you have accepted an offer from LSE to study here from October 2004 and are interested in classical liberal ideas, the Hayek Society would like to hear from you. Please send an email to [email protected]
  • Johan Norberg, John Redwood MP and Daniel Ben-Ami [Details]
    Johan Norberg, author of “In Defence of Global Capitalism” and writer/presenter of Channel 4’s “Globalisation Is Good” appeared with the Rt Hon John Redwood MP and Daniel Ben-Ami (Morningstar) were the panel of the annual Future of Economics Conference, MONDAY 23rd FEBRUARY, 2pm, OLD THEATRE.
  • Dr Madsen Pirie spoke on Wednesday 3rd March
    Dr Pirie is President of the Adam Smith Institute and was one of the most influential people in British politics during the Thatcher.
    Wednesday, March, 2.15pm, G108, LSE.
  • Capitalism: The Only Hope for the 21st Century 2004 [Details]
    John Blundell chaired this year’s capitalism awareness panel event. Speakers were Kendra Okonski of the International Policy Network, and Dr Mark Pennington (Queen Mary, University of London).
    MONDAY 16th February, 7pm, Hong Kong Theatre.
  • Society Journal Winter 2003-4 Issue Available Online [Details]
    The newest edition of Ama-gi is now available online.
  • Hayek Society Welcomes New LSE Hayek Fellow [Details]
    Peter J. Boettke will be joining LSE in May as Visiting Hayek Fellow, in a move to further the ideas of one of LSE’s most notable Nobel Laureate alumni. Dr. Boettke succeeds Prof. Roger Garrison who became the first Hayek Fellow last year.
  • Prof. Bruce Caldwell to Speak on “Hayek’s Challenge” [Details]
    Formerly of LSE, now at the University of North Carolina (Greensboro), Caldwell returns for a one-off lecture on Thursday 19 February 2004, at 6.30pm, in the Hong Kong Theatre.
  • Weekly Discussion Groups Successfully Continue [Details]
    We continue to hold our weekly discussion groups, tackling topics related to philosophy, politics and economics and international relations. Discussions will resume after the Christmas break on Monday evenings from 7pm in the George IV pub on campus at LSE, London WC2.
  • Dr. Razeen Sally on Trade Policy in SE Asia
    The LSE presents an Asia Research Centre seminar by freemarketeer Sally, senior lecturer in international political economy and head of the International Trade Policy Unit at LSE. Tuesday 3 February, 6pm, D502.
  • Forthcoming Future of Economics Conference
    Discussions on the development of economics in the near future. A panel of guests will put forward their thoughts.
    Date to be confirmed.
  • Freedom and Emerging Markets
    A panel of guests discuss the importance and successes of spreading capitalism throughout the developing world.
  • Compassion and Capitalism [Details]
    Christian Michel, French libertarian thinker and former businessman, talked to an audience about free markets and compassion.