Ludwig von Mises and Modern Societies: Liberalism, Postcommunism and Reforms

Ludwig von Mises and Modern Societies: Liberalism, Postcommunism and Reforms

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October 1-2, 2015

Center for Urban History, Lviv

Conference is the third conference dedicated to the world renowned scholar, a well-known Austrian economist, a liberal thinker born in Lviv. In 2011, the topic for the meeting was economics and bureaucracy in open society. In 2013, they discussed economic theory and public policy. In October 2015, the conference participants will discuss isssues around liberalism, postcommunism and reforms.

Conference Goal and Objectives

  • To promote the scientific heritage of Ludwig von Mises among the Ukrainian public.
  • To establish and develop links between Ukrainian and foreign scientists exploring and working in context of liberal tradition.
  • To involve both young and experienced scientists to the study and dissemination of liberal ideas.

Conference Thematic Focuses

  • Scholarly work of Ludwig von Mises and the Austrian School of economics
  • Liberalism as an ideology for reform in policy and economy.
  • Liberalism, constitutionalism and the establishment of the rule of law.
  • The political and economic state of affairs in the post-communist countries.
  • Liberalism and reforms in a time of crisis and war.

Working languages: English, Ukrainian.

Conference Organizers:
Public Administration Regional Institute, Lviv, Ukraine
Center for Public Policy and Governance
Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education & Research, Vienna, Austria

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