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PFS 2013 Annual Meeting

The 2013 Annual Meeting has just concluded; it was a huge success. Best I’ve ever been to, and that’s saying a lot (for reports on earlier meetings, see this page). The final programme is repixeled below. Media of the proceedings will be released in due course.

The speakers and topics for the 2013 meeting are listed below. Media for these presentations will be posted in due course.

Property and Freedom Society 

Eighth Annual Meeting

Bodrum, Turkey, September 19-24, 2013

Karia Princess Hotel


Final Program Schedule


Thursday, September 19     arrivals and registration

Reception and dinner (pool area)                    19:30-23:00




Friday, September 20


8:00-9:45                                 Breakfast


10:00                                       Program begins (Hotel Conference Center)

10:00-10:15                             Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Welcome and Introductions


10:15-10:45                             David Howden, Labor Laws: Legislating Unemployment


10:45-11:00                             Coffee Break


11:00-11:30                             Mateusz Machaj, The Keynesianism of Milton Friedman


11:30-11:45                             Coffee Break


11:45-12:15                             Nikolay Gertchev, Entrepreneurship and Betting: What, if anything, can Businessmen learn from Betting Odds?


12:15-14:00                             Lunch


from 13:45-14:15 informal session in conference room (Roman Skaskiw, An Introduction to Bitcoins)

15:00-15:30                             Thorsten Polleit, Organized Crime and the Progression Toward a Single World Fiat Currency


15:30-15:45                             Coffee Break


15:45-16:15                             Paul Cantor, What Literature Can Teach Economics


16:15-16:30                             Coffee Break


16:30-17:15                             Howden, Machaj, Gertchev, Polleit, Cantor, Discussion, Q & A


19:00-22:00                             Dinner at the Hotel


21:00-22:00                             informal debate in conference room (Roman Skaskiw vs. Sean Ring, Are Bitcoins Money?





Saturday, September 21


8:00-9:45                                 Breakfast


10:00-10:30                             Eugen Schulak, Friedrich Nietzsche – Right Wing Anarchist?


10:30-10:45                             Coffee Break


10:45-11:15                             Sean Gabb, Understanding England and the English


11:15-11:30                             Coffee Break


11:30:12:00                             Robert Nef, Understanding Switzerland and the Swiss


12:15-13:45                             Lunch


14:00:14:30                             Anthony Daniels (Dalrymple),  Public Health or Public Totalitarianism? A Report from Medical Journals


14:30-14:45                             Coffee Break


14:45-15:30                             Schulak, Gabb, Nef, Daniels, Discussion, Q & A


16:30-16:45                             Group Photo in Hotel Lobby



16:45                                       Departure from the hotel lobby to the fishing village of Yalikavak


17:30-22:00                             Reception and Dinner at the beach









Sunday, September 22


8:00-9:45                                 Breakfast


10:00-10:30                             Richard Lynn, Why are the Jews so Smart?


10:30-10:45                             Coffee Break


10:45-11:15                             Jared Taylor, A Brief History of US Race Relations


11:15-11:30                             Coffee Break


11:30-12:15                             Hans-Hermann Hoppe, On the Nature of Man, Truth, and Justice


12:30-14:00                             Lunch


15:00-15:30                             Norman Stone, World War II Revisited


15:30-15:45                             Coffee Break


15:45-16:15                             Stephan Kinsella, The Role of the Corporation and Limited Liability in a Free Society


16:15-16:30                             Coffee Break


16:30-17:15                             Lynn, Taylor, Hoppe, Stone, Kinsella, Discussion, Q & A


17:15-17:30                             Coffee Break


17:30-17:45                             Hans-Hermann Hoppe, Concluding Remarks and Announcements


19:00-23:00                             Gala Reception, Dinner, and Entertainment at the Hotel











Monday, September 23


8:00-9:30                                 Breakfast


10:00                                       Meet in the Hotel Lobby. Walk to the Marina


10:30-17:00                             Boat Excursion. Lunch on the Boat. Swimming.




19:00-23:00                             Dinner and Entertainment at the Hotel






Tuesday, September 24       Departure



For conference attendees staying through Tuesday, a day-trip to Ephesus and the last place of residence of the Virgin Mary can be arranged. Cost per person is about 60 Euro (which includes transportation, entrance fees, professional guide, plus lunch). Please indicate as soon as possibe if you are interested in such an excursion. There will be a list made availabe for this purpose at the hotel reception desk.

The same arrangement can be made also for Monday, September 23, as an alternative to the Boat Excursion.

Other trips can be arranged by the hotel as well.




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