2015 IHS Summer Seminars

2015 IHS Summer Seminars

Exploring Liberty: An Introduction to Freedom

You support individual rights and economic freedom, but how familiar are you with the principles and foundations supporting your belief?  Dive into the thinkers and ideas behind these concepts and apply them to the current issues facing our society including civil rights, privacy in the digital age, education reform, and challenges to freedom of expression.

June 6 – 12, 2015 ● Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
July 16 – 20, 2015 ● Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Liberty & Society: Beyond the Foundations of Freedom

Think critically about timeless questions related to the relationship between liberty and society, examining them through the interdisciplinary lens of economics, philosophy, history, political science, and more. Intended for those who have a solid understanding of fundamental classical liberal principles and thinkers, these seminars go beyond the basics of free markets to explore more sophisticated arguments for liberty.​

June 4 – 8, 2015 ● Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
June 27 – July 3, 2015 ● Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Liberty & Scholarship: Critiques and Challenges

In this discussion-rich environment, you’ll consider the strongest critiques and weaknesses within the classical liberal tradition as you identify areas for future research. Lectures and breakout sessions will take a deeper look at topics such as spontaneous order, social development, and public choice, considering them in historical and contemporary context.

June 13 – 19, 2015 ● Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA