Media Regulation: Foundations for Peace and Prosperity
Wednesday, 12 December 2012
Jerry Timmins, former BBC Head of Africa and the Middle East, will lead a discussion on media regulation and how it can help create the foundations for prosperity and peace in transitional countries.
South Africa: Has the Transition Stalled?
Friday, 7 December 2012
Ann Bernstein, Executive Director of the Centre for Development and Enterprise in South Africa will be at the Legatum Institute for a discussion on challenges faced by the country now and in the future.
Is National Identity Best Served by the Nation State?
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Has the nation state, a political unit with internationally recognised boundaries, had its day? Does it matter if it disappears? A discussion with author, journalist and broadcaster Michael Goldfarb.
The Future of Iran - Educational Reform: Workshop Details
Monday, 12 November 2012
The Legatum Institute will host a workshop on educational reform in Iran as part of its The Future of Iran series. The series is designed to encourage Iranians to begin thinking about the challenges they will face if, or when, they suddenly find themselves in a position to carry out major political, social and economic reforms.
Live Stream and Q&A with His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
The Legatum Institute was pleased to host a livestreamed discussion with His Holiness the Dalai Lama for an interactive global conversation on 'Ethics for a More Prosperous World.'
Poetic Enterprise and the Flourishing Society
Tuesday, 9 October 2012
Is the relationship between the poetic imagination and the world of public events likely to be unusually vital when society as a whole is flourishing, enterprising and creative? An evening of readings and discussion.
A Liberal Case for a Strong State
Friday, 14 September 2012
Leading Indian writer, commentator, and former CEO of Procter & Gamble in India, Gurcharan Das, argues that India will not keep 'growing at night' without a liberal and effective government.
Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry
Wednesday, 4 July 2012
The discussion is part of the Legatum Institute Salon Series and will explore how the sciences could be more innovative and cost less
Charles Street Symposium
Tuesday, 1 May 2012
The Legatum Institute has announced the inaugural Charles Street Symposium, an annual global forum for leading young economists.
Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can’t Explain the Modern World
Friday, 13 January 2012
Deirdre McCloskey, distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English and Communication at the University of Illinois, visited the Legatum Institute for a discussion of her book 'Bourgeois Dignity—Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World'.