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CfL: August Pint & Patter

August 30th 2016, 6:30pm
The Clarence, 53 Whitehall, London

Come and join like-minded people for a pint (or several) at the suitably patriotically named Bulldog Room at the Clarence Pub on Whitehall, Westminster.


ASI: TNG with Douglas Carswell MP

September 6th 2016, 6-8pm
23 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BL London, United Kingdom

September’s speaker will be Douglas Carswell MP. Douglas is UKIP’s only elected Member of Parliament. He campaigned on behalf of Vote Leave during the EU Referendum and is the author of multiple books including “The Plan: Twelve Months to Save Britain”.

IEA: The IEA US Presidential Debate

September 6th 2016, 6.30pm
IEA, 2 Lord North Street, London, SW1 (door on Great Peter Street)
Please RSVP by emailing or calling 020 7799 8900

In less than three months, America will cast its vote for the next President. Considered one of the most powerful positions in the world, the winner of this election will certainly have a lot to take on. The US economy is losing pace; racial and inequality tensions are dividing the fabric of the American public; immigration reform is long overdue; and regulations coming out of Washington are at an all-time high, burdening business and stifling job creation. And these are just the domestic concerns!

CWF: Parliamentary Summer Drinks Reception

September 8th 2016, 7-9pm
The Terrace Pavillion, House of Commons
Tickets £45. Email

Sir Gerald Howarth MP and Conservative Way Forward invite you to join us on the Terrace of the House of Commons for the Annual CWF Parliamentary Summer Drinks Reception.

Now that Parliamentary sovereignty has been reasserted, where better to enjoy a summer’s evening of wine and political conversation, than the House of Commons. We will have special guests to be announced!

IEA: Future Freedom: Liberating technologies and Blockchain

September 13th 2016, 6.30pm
IEA, 2 Lord North Street, London, SW1 (door on Great Peter Street)
For people aged under 30. Please RSVP to or call 0207 799 8900

How is Blockchain technology liberating individuals and communities across the developing world? What are the new trends, products, ideas in the sharing economies realm, Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO’s), other online and intentionated communities?

Learn from the founders and directors, two truly global eminences, of some of the world’s largest political, non-governmental organizations that provide services of governances to oppressed, marginalized, and abused minorities like the Syrian refugees, the Ukranian political upheaval, the Black Lives Matter, and in drug-infested Honduras.

ASI: Liberty Lecture with Dr Emily Skarbek on Public Choice

September 28th 2016, 6-8pm

This event makes up one of the Adam Smith Institute’s Liberty Lectures: a series of talks from leading, interesting figures in a more in-depth and formal environment than the TNG.

Dr Emily Skarbek is a Lecturer in Political Economy at KCL. Her research is primarily interested in how individuals achieve social coordination in market relationships and social organisations – for example, the role of voluntary associations in solving public goods problems in the aftermath of natural disasters.


October 4th 2016, 10:30pm
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Online sign up essential
We are very pleased to announce that Conservatives for Liberty’s successful Freedom Fizz event will be returning for a third year at the forthcoming Conservative Party Conference.
Freedom Fizz is an opportunity to show support for liberty within the Conservative Party by drinking bubbly and listening to speeches from leading thinkers within the Party – don’t miss it.


IEA: The Intellectual Battle for Latin America

October 13th 2016, 6.30pm
IEA, 2 Lord North Street, London, SW1 (door on Great Peter Street)
RSVP by emailing or calling 020 7799 8900

The IEA is delighted to invite you to a talk and Q&A with Eduardo Marty, the Founder and President of Fundacion para Responsabilidad Intelectual (FRI), a free-market think tank based in Argentina.

ASI: Lecture with Robert Lawson

October 27th 2016, 6-8pm

Robert Lawson speaks to us about the “Economic Freedom of the World Index”.

Robert Lawson holds the Jerome M. Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom and is director of the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business.


ASI: Lecture with Michael Story

November 9th 2016, 6-8pm

Superforecaster and ASI author Michael Story will lecture on his report “Free Market Welfare: The Case for a Negative Income Tax”.

Our Practical Liberalism series showcases radical, evidence-based liberal ideas from leading philosophers, economists and politicians.


ASI: Lecture with Prof. John Harris

December 5th 2016, 6-8pm

As part of the Adam Smith Institute’s Practical Liberalism lecture series Prof. John Harris will be speaking to us on “Why Gene-editing must not be stopped”.

John Harris is the Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Institute for Science,  Ethics and Innovation at the University of Manchester.