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History Seminar with Ralph Raico

June 16

Mises Institute

History: The Struggle For Liberty

A Seminar with Ralph Raico

raico.gifRalph Raico, professor of European history at Buffalo State College and Schlarbaum laureate, is the author of a history of German liberalism, Die Partei der Freiheit,  and such articles as "World War I: The Turning Point" and "Rethinking Churchill" in the The Costs of War. He will offer a series of ten formal lectures on how liberty emerged, and such dangers to it as war. He will also be available in informal sessions.

There is no charge for attending the one-week lecture series, and no formal application requirements beyond the minimum. Lectures are at 10:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. Lunch is available.  Some partial scholarships for students are available. Space is limited so you will need to be admitted to attend. RSVP with pat@mises.org, or register online.

Suggested Readings:

SPECIAL BONUS: June 16, 18, 20, 4:00pm: Logic and Economics. Steven Yates

  • I. The Basics of Logic
  • II. Common Fallacies
  • II. Logic and Economics

Accommodationshttp://mises.org/hotels.asp or register on-line (our registration link) for a dormitory room.  Mention Mises Institute for special rates of $65 at Crenshaw House Bed and Breakfast.

SCHEDULE (Central Time Zone)

Monday June 16
9:30am shuttle from Commons Dorm/AU Hotel to Mises Institute
10:00-11:30 Raico 1
noon 1:00 Joe Stromberg: "The War Power: Death of Liberty" 
1:00-2:00 lunch
2:00-3:30 Raico 2
4:00-5:00 Yates: "The Basics of Logic"
7:00: Movie
Tuesday June 17
10:00-11:30 Raico 3
noon-1:00 lunch
2:00-3:30 Raico 4
4:00-5:15 Denson: "Roosevelt's WWII Policies of Unconditional Surrender and the Morgenthau Plan"
Wednesday June 18
10:00-11:30 Raico 5
noon - 1:00 Stromberg
1:00-2:00 lunch
2:00-3:30 Raico 6
4:00-5:00 Yates: ""Common Fallacies in Logic" 
7:00: Movie
Thursday June 19
10:00-11:30 Raico 7
noon - 1:00 lunch
2:00-3:30 Raico 8
4:00-5:00 Cwik: ""Yield Curves and Business Cycles"
Friday June 20
10:00-11:30 Raico 9
noon - 1:00 lunch
2:00-3:30 Raico 10
4:00-5:00  Yates: "Logic and Economics"
5:00 pizza party
7:00: Movie

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