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Libertarian Alliance Event 10/05/10 - Come along and (among much else) moan about the election

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  • Dr Sean Gabb
    The third Annual Chris R. Tame Memorial Lecture and Drinks Reception Date: Monday 10th May 2010 between 6.30pm and 9.00pm at the National Liberal Club, One
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      The third Annual Chris R. Tame Memorial Lecture and Drinks Reception

      Date: Monday 10th May 2010 between 6.30pm and 9.00pm at the National
      Liberal Club, One Whitehall Place, London SW1 (nearest tube Embankment).
      Subject: Public Goods and Private Action: How Voluntary Action Can Provide
      Law, Welfare and Infrastructure – and Build a Good Society
      Speaker: Dr. Stephen Davies

      The dress code for this event is lounge suit or smart casual.

      To confirm your attendance please RSVP Dr. Helen Evans at
      hsevans@...

      Dr. Stephen Davies is Program Officer for the Institute of Humane Studies.
      He joined HIS from the UK where he was Senior Lecturer in the Department
      of History and Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University. He
      has worked at IHS before, in 1991 and in 1992-93, as well as teaching at
      many Summer Seminars and events over the years. He has also been a
      Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling
      Green. A historian, he graduated from St. Andrews University in Scotland
      in 1976 and grained his PhD from the same institution in 1984. He was
      co-editor with Dr. Nigel Ashford of The Dictionary of Conservative and
      Libertarian Thought (Routledge, 1991) and wrote several entries for The
      Encyclopedia of Libertarianism edited by Ronald Hamowy (Sage, 2008),
      including the general introduction. He is also the author of Empiricism
      and History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and of several articles and essays
      on topics including the private provision of public goods and the history
      of crime and criminal justice. He has recently completed a book on the
      history of the world since 1250 and the origins of modernity. Among his
      other interests are science fiction and the fortunes of Manchester City.
      Dr. Davies works on many of the Institute’s educational programs, teaches
      at summer seminars, liaises with the HIS faculty network, and provides
      academic career advice and support to graduate students.
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