Een van de oudste Amerikaanse libertarische organisaties, uitgever van het tijdschrift “Reason”, organiseert een conferentie in Amsterdam, van 23 – 27 augustus, over het constante gevecht voor vrijheid in Europa.

Behalve “Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of the hit show South Park, Time magazine’s Andrew Sullivan, Reason magazine Editor-in-Chief Nick Gillespie, en Reason Senior Editor Jacob Sullum is er nog een indrukwekkende lijst van bekende sprekers. (Zie hieronder).

De conferentie wordt gehouden in het “Grand Amsterdam Hotel”.

De voorlopige sprekerslijst is:
» Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of South Park, which George Foster Peabody Award judges recently labeled “TV’s boldest, most politically incorrect satirical series” in awarding them a Peabody
» Andrew Sullivan, Time blogger, columnist and author of the forthcoming book The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It; How to Get It Back
» Bruce Bawer, While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within
» Boudewijn Bouckaert, President, Nova Civitas (Belgium)
» Peter Cohen, Ph.D., retired Director of the Centre for Drug Research at the University of Amsterdam
» Veronique de Rugy, American Enterprise Institute
» Nick Gillespie, Reason magazine Editor-in-Chief and editor of Choice: The Best of Reason
» Andrei Illarionov, former economic advisor to Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation
» Mart Laar, former Prime Minister of Estonia
» Julian Morris, Executive Director, International Policy Network (UK)
» Johan Norberg, In Defense of Global Capitalism
» David Nott, President of Reason Foundation
» Ján Oravec, President, F.A. Hayek Foundation, Bratislava (Slovakia)
» Tom G. Palmer, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute and Director, Cato University
» Natašha Srdoc-Samy, President, Adriatic Institute for Public Policy (Croatia)
» Carlo Stagnaro, Istituto Bruno Leoni (Italy)
» Jacob Sullum, Senior Editor, Reason magazine and author of Saying Yes: In Defense of Drug Use

After a kick-off dinner on Wednesday, August 23, attendees will enjoy two days of formal sessions on everything from tax harmonization and Dutch social policy to the threat of radical Islam (the preliminary schedule is here). On Saturday, August 26, attendees will have the option of participating in a wide range of group activities, including tours of the Anne Frank House, the van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Rembrandthuis, where Rembrandt van Rijn’s 400th birthday will be commemorated this year by four major exhibitions of the celebrated artist’s work.

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