2012 International Summer School: „Classical Liberalism in Philosophy, Economics and Politics“

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We invite all students interested in the ideas of liberty to participate at the

2012 International Summer School „Classical Liberalism in Philosophy, Economics and Politics“

organized jointly by

the CEVRO Institute [school of legal and social studies] and Ohio University in Prague, August 13-17.


We expect 30 U.S. and European undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of their major, who are interested in broadening and deepening their knowledge of classical liberalism and the fundamentals of the free market. Sessions and debates will focus on topics covering political philosphy, history, economics, and economic policy such as:

  • A Brief History of Classical Liberal Economic Thought
  • The Origins of American Economic Exceptionalism
  • The Debacle of Current European Policies
  • Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School of Economics
  • Justice and Inequality
  • Politicization of Science


Richard Veder, Ohio University

Mark LeBar, Ohio University

Josef Šíma, CEVRO Institute [school of legal and social studies]

Dan Šťastný, University of Economics, Prague

Radovan Ďurana, Institute of Economic and Social Studies (INESS), Slovakia


Accommodation: hotel fusion prague



Conference Fee for Czech and Slovak students covering all sessions and coffee breaks is 1.500 CZK.

(Students of CEVRO Institute do not pay the fee and can get credits for attending the summer school.)


For more information, registration  and assistance please contact:  Josef Šíma (josef.sima@vsci.cz; +420-777 069 323)

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