1 December Acton Institute

The crisis of Liberty in the west. 

Full details here.

15-17th Oct - Donaueschinger Musiktage

For full details of the Donaueschinger Musiktage can be found on the website.

1st Oct - Verona to receive the Masi Grosso d'oro prize. Awarded by the Masi Foundation

19 - 22nd Sept - Budapest. The Liszt Academy Talk followed by an evening lecture to The Common Sense Society

Mon 19th - Lecture on Conservatism

Tues 20th - Liszt Academy Talk

Wed 21st - Evening lecture to The Common Sense Society

 

12-15th Sept - America

9th Sept - Inaugural University of Buckingham Higher Education Festival

10.30-11.30am. Panel Discussion with Toby Young, Professor Anthony Glees and Victoria Lowry. 'Freedom of Speech and Prevent Strategy' University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham MK18 1EG. 

25-28th Aug - Alpine Fellowship Meeting, Venice

19-21st Aug - 11th Annual Vanenburg Meeting at The Royal Agricultural University- 'The Sacred and Profane'

15th Aug, Edinburgh Book Festival

29-31st July - Convoco Conference, Salzburg

20-23 July - Architure & Philosophy, International conference Bamberg, Germany

20-23 July, Architure & Philosophy, International conference Bamberg, Germany. The Human in Architecture in Philosophy: Towards an Architectural Anthropology

2nd July - Philosophy bookshop talk at Blackwells, Oxford

For more information and to book your space visit Blackwells

28th June - British Academy Soiree. Pop up Talks - Why Philosophy Matters?' 5.30pm and 6.30pm

19-25th June - Edmund Burke International Summer School, Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar, Ireland.

Download the programme here. For more information Tel:+353 44 93 40 894 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

13th June - How to Brexit Debate. The Conway Hall, 6.30pm

13th June - BBC Radio 4's Start the Week, with Andrew Marr.

11th-12th June - Warsaw to receive a special honorary medal from the jury of the Lech Kaczynski Award; to honour intellectual courage and integrity and friendship to Poland.

4th June - Swedish Democrats conference for development - 'Identity' Lecture

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2017 Events

22-28 May - Paris

1-3 June - Brain Bar Festival, Budapest

8 June - Buckingham Philosophy Group with Robert Grant

6 July - Graduation Talk, Kings School, Chester

30 July - 8 Aug - Scrutopia Summer School

14 June - The Wagner Circle, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

22 June - The Festival of Higher Education, Wellington College

29 June - 'How to be a Conservative' The Berlin Conservative Library

11 June - Open Farm Sunday

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